Discussion Prompt #1
Identify and discuss an example of self-serving bias in a workplace. Describe how you engaged in self-serving bias to explain your own or a co-worker’s behavior, or how a co-worker engaged in self-serving bias in explaining your or their behavior. How did this impact the situation and the relationship?
Discussion Prompt #2
Analyze the attributional patterns you use to explain a mean or disappointing behavior by a good friend and by someone whom you do not like. Analyze how differences in your feelings about the two individuals affect your attributional tendencies.