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Impression Management

  • By: Melissa M. Sloan
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

In everyday social interaction, individuals act in various ways in order to make desired impressions on others. Impression management is the process by which individuals control how others perceive them. The idea of making a good first impression is a useful ...

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