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Lying as Exercise of Power

  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Power is the ability to influence others and is based in structural, cultural, or societal sources of power, such as one's class, sex, occupation, or position, or personal characteristics, such as charisma, social skills, poise, and dynamism. Leaders often possess these ...

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