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attribution

An inference about the cause of a particular person’s behaviour(s) or of an observed action or event. Attribution can be explanatory, in which the viewer seeks a reason that a particular event occurred, or interpersonal, in which one explains the actions of oneself or others.

attribution

a person's inference about the cause of their behaviour or a behavioural outcome with regard to whether the behaviour or outcome is caused by internal factors (e.g. effort or ability) or external factors (e.g. chance or the influence of other people). attribution theory a theory designed to explain the types, antecedents and consequences of individuals' attributions.
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Corporate attributions as strategic illusions of management control.
Therefore, in this study we assessed both internal attributions (the cognitive component of self-blame) and guilt feelings (the affective component of self-blame).
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For the positive performance incident, as shown in the factor loadings in Table 2, a clear internal attribution factor and a clear external attribution factor emerged.
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Despite this, previous attribution studies have lacked a comprehensive examination of the responsibility shared by attribution targets.
Although there are slight variations in paradigms used to classify causal attributions, most are centered around the following three general dimensions: locus of causality (the extent to which the attribution is viewed as having been influenced by the individual or other sources), stability (the extent to which the attribution remains constant over time), and controllability (the extent to which the individual can control the attribution) (Martin & Carron, 2012; Weiner, 1985).
The only study identified in the literature that explored the concept of symptom attribution involved patients with stroke (Williams, Bruno, Rouch, & Marriott, 1997).
To solve this problem, you need attribution modeling.
What I experienced during this time was a fundamental attribution error, which is a problem I've heard about in the past but distinctly saw it manifest itself during the labor unrest.
Attribution theory has its roots in Heider's (1958) description of the "naive psychologist" who attempts to find causal explanations for events and human behaviors.