An attributional theory of motivation and emotion

@inproceedings{Weiner1986AnAT,
  title={An attributional theory of motivation and emotion},
  author={B. Weiner},
  year={1986}
}
For a long time I have had the gnawing desire to convey the broad motivational sig nificance of the attributional conception that I have espoused and to present fully the argument that this framework has earned a rightful place alongside other leading theories of motivation. Furthermore, recent investigations have yielded insights into the attributional determinants of affect, thus providing the impetus to embark upon a detailed discussion of emotion and to elucidate the relation between… Expand
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