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Perception and Learning in the Workplace

Perception and Learning
I need some examples of how that applies at workplace.

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1. I need some examples of how that applies at workplace

Perception is the process individuals use to make sense out of the environment by selecting, organizing, and interpreting information from the environment. Perceptions vary because individuals differ in what they perceive and how they organize and interpret it. Superiors, peers and subordinates judge a leader's performance primarily by perceptions of intentions and effectiveness. Aspects of perception include attributions, fundamental attribution error, perceptual set, self-serving bias, actor/observer difference and self-fulfilling prophecy (see attached article for discussion and examples of each).

Perception impacts all business decisions and interactions with co-workers. For example, if you perceive your co-worker to be controlling then you ...

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By example, this solution explains how perception and learning applies at the workplace. Supplemented with two articles on perception in leadership and the learning organization.