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31 Cards in this Set

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Social learning theory
Perspective that people learn the best through direct observation and experience
ABC method
prioritization method used to rank job tasks in terms of their importance and urgency
A capacity to successfully perform job tasks
Big Five
The five basic dimensions of personality which include extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, emotional stability, and openness to experience
career orientation
A preference for a specific type of occupation and work context.
cognitive ability
The capacity to learn and process cognitive information such as reading comprehension, mathematical patterns, and spatial patterns
daily hassles
Frequent minor annoyances or events that contribute to an individual's overall stress level
daily uplifts
Frequent unexpected positive events which can reduce an individual's overall stress level
This rule sates that for many phenomena 80% of the consequences stem from 20% of the causes
emotional intelligence
The ability to accurately detect and manage emotional information in oneself and others
Positive, desirable form of stress
A personality dimension that characterizes people who tend to be outgoing, talkative, sociable, and assertive
A personality dimension that characterizes people who tend too be quiet and solitary
Learning by imitating the behavior of others
multi-source feedback
Feedback provided by many sources other than one's self, such as from a boss, co-worker, customer or subordinate
occupational fit
The degree to which a match exists between an individuals' career preferences and their current job and organization
Represents the pattern of relatively enduring ways in which a person thinks, acts, and behaves.
positive self-talk
A self-management tool intended to create a frame of mind that energizes your self-confidence and gets you beyond self-defeating and negative feelings that can accompany learning difficult tasks
Choices we make, mostly unconsciously, to navigate the world.
psychological hardiness
The ability to remain psychologically stable and healthy in the face of significant stress
reciprocal determinism
In Bandura's Social Learning theory any new behavior is the result of three main factors-the person, the environment, and the behavior- and they all influence each other.
The ability to manage one's own behavior, cognitions, emotions, and impulse
The ability to determine when, why, and under what conditions an individual should engage in certain behaviors.
small wins
Small but meaningful milestones in order to build self-confidence in completing a large task.
SMART goals
Specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound
social learning theory
Perspective that people learn the best through direct observation and experience.
An individual's response to a situation that is perceived as challenging or threatening to the person's well-being
Swiss Cheese Method
Refers to poking small holes in important projects. in this way, work is being accomplished toward the larger objective and progress is being made.
Value system
An individual's values arranged in a hierarchy of preferences.
after action review
Technique used to learn from a group's successes and failures by thoroughly reviewing the process and outcomes of an exercise or project
anchoring and adjustment
Tendency to use a number or value as a starting point and then adjust future judgments based upon the initial value