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I have the following example:

You are at a karaoke bar with coworkers. You are nervous about singing around your coworkers because you believe you are a terrible singer. Despite your feelings, you are pressured to sing a song, and when finished your coworkers tell you how surprised they are and how great your singing was. You felt nervous and scared, but now you feel better about yourself because of the good feedback.

What type of communication theory is this an example of from the ones below? And explain why you would say that.

Symbolic Interaction Theory
Coordinated Management of Meaning
Cognitive Dissonance Theory
Expectancy Violations theory
Uncertainty Reduction Theory
Social Penetration Theory
Social Exchange Theory
Relational Dialectics Theory
Communication Privacy Management Theory

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You are at a karaoke bar with coworkers. You are nervous about singing around your coworkers because you believe you are a terrible singer. Despite your feelings, you are pressured to sing a song, and when finished your coworkers tell you how surprised they are and how great your singing was. You felt nervous and scared, but now you feel better about yourself because of the good feedback.

What type of communication theory is this an example of from the ones below? And explain why you would say that.

Symbolic Interaction Theory
Coordinated Management of Meaning
Cognitive Dissonance Theory
Expectancy Violations theory
Uncertainty Reduction Theory
Social Penetration Theory
Social Exchange Theory
Relational Dialectics Theory
Communication Privacy Management Theory

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