Locus of Control: Definition and Examples of Internal and External


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Define 'control.'

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1. Define 'locus.'

2. Define 'internal locus of control.'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your understanding of internal and external locus of control and how they can impact a person's view of the environment. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of locus and control.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Be ready to define the following terms and phrases:

  • Control
  • Locus
  • Internal locus of control
  • External locus of control

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related business lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as control and locus
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the negative side of locus of control

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to locus of control, read through the brief lesson titled Locus of Control: Definition and Examples of Internal & External. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand the benefits of locus of control such as responsibility for actions and perspectives
  • Review the effects of organizational behavior such as a functioning work environment