East—West Differences in Attributions for Company Performance

@article{Hooghiemstra2008EastWestDI,
  title={East—West Differences in Attributions for Company Performance},
  author={Reginald Hooghiemstra},
  journal={Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={39},
  pages={618 - 629}
}
Prior cross-cultural studies indicate that the self-serving attributional bias is more prevalent in Western cultures than in Eastern cultures. There is, however, a dearth of research looking into cross-cultural differences in attributional patterns that is based on publicly available archival data. This study tries to fill that lacuna. It reports the results based on a content analysis of corporate annual reports from U.S. and Japanese companies. The results reported in this study demonstrate… Expand
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