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Social Psychology

  • By: Michael J. Markus, Scott T. Allison & Dafna Eylon
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Social psychology is the study of how the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of individuals are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others. When applied to leaders and leadership, the idea that social interactions influence people is used to ...

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