Use the scenario below, assess where you would place your officer’s view of the situation on the chart: internal/external, stable/unstable, controllable/uncontrollable. Explain why you choose each piece.

Topic: Attribution Theory

Scenario- While working the overnight shift, you return a very poor report to an officer for corrections; the officer states, “I didn’t get any sleep yesterday. They were replacing the carpet in the apartment next to mine.” I’m going to sleep at my parent’s house today, so I will be better at my report writing tomorrow.”

Assess where you would place your officer’s view of the situation on the chart: internal/external, stable/unstable, controllable/uncontrollable. Explain why you choose each piece.

Having made your assessment, how will you motivate your officer?

Use the scenario below, assess where you would place your officer’s view of the situation on the chart: internal/external, stable/unstable, controllable/uncontrollable. Explain why you choose each piece.