Innovative Potential. Second Factor: Psychological Profile (II)
1. Personality and Reality Translation (II)
1.1. Locus of Control
The term locus (or centre) of control comes from the Latin locus, (plural, loci ) which is translated as the place of control. This concept which represents our perception of the cause-effect relationship between our actions and our environment was developed by Rotter (1966).
The locus of control includes our perception of government and responsibility for the events that surround us. People with an internal locus of control believe that the facts that surround their existence are the result of their own behaviour and actions. On the other hand, those who have an external locus of control believe they are the consequence ...