Attribution bias

Attribution bias occurs when we perceive or judge the actions of others more harshly than we would judge ourselves. We mitigate it by showing how others and ourselves are working as part of a single system?


Senge, Peter M. The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization: Second Edition .

“The enemy is out there,” however, is almost always an incomplete story. “Out there” and “in here” are usually part of a single system.