4. Attribution Theory in Industrial and Organizational Psychology: A Review

  1. Gerard P. Hodgkinson4 and
  2. J. Kevin Ford5
  1. Mark J. Martinko1,
  2. Scott C. Douglas2 and
  3. Paul Harvey3

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696378.ch4

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2006, Volume 21

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2006, Volume 21

How to Cite

Martinko, M. J., Douglas, S. C. and Harvey, P. (2008) Attribution Theory in Industrial and Organizational Psychology: A Review, in International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2006, Volume 21 (eds G. P. Hodgkinson and J. K. Ford), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470696378.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 4

    The University of Leeds, UK

  2. 5

    Michigan State University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Management, the Florida State University, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Management, University of Montana, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Management, the Florida State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470016060

Online ISBN: 9780470696378

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Keywords:

  • industrial psychology;
  • managerial literature;
  • attribution theory;
  • content analysis of verbal explanations;
  • intrapersonal attributions

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Emergence of Attribution Theory

  • Definition and Construct

  • Measuring Attributions

  • Attributional Biases

  • Individual Differences and Attributions

  • Counterproductive Behavior

  • Leader-Member Interactions

  • Impression Management and Human Resource Management

  • Attributions and Emotions

  • Group and Organizational Level Attributions

  • Emerging Issues

  • Conclusions

  • References