O'Reilly logo

The passion factor by Jorge Urrea Filgueira, Silvia Leal

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

09

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 ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required