Otis, the manager of a camera store, believes that his store may be closed by corporate in the near future, so he cannot sleep well at night and he is dealing with severe anxiety
and irritability, and he has been ill several times this month. Several times Otis has
missed important details in his job, and he almost got in an automobile accident this morning. The district manager is coming today to do his bimonthly evaluation of Otis’s store. Although Otis usually performs well, he is worried about this one. His district manager may be influenced by ________ bias.