fundamental attribution error

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A theory of social psychology that describes the inclination to overemphasize the influence of a human's dispositional factors while ignoring the influence of situational factors of a person's behavior.

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The fact that he inflated his company's projected revenue numbers with ridiculous overconfidence was paramount in exposing his fundamental attribution error when the results were underwhelming.
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When you are making an important business decision be careful to not fall into a fundamental attribution error which may lead to mistakes.
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When you are making an important business decision be careful to not fall into a fundamental attribution error which may lead to mistakes.
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