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The Ethics of Impression Management

Compare the concepts of self-presentation and impression management.

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The first thing to understanding this question is to define impression management. Sociologists and social psychologists use impression management and self-presentation to define the way people influence how others think about something else, which is often themselves. Now, when a person tries to manage what other people think of that person, this is what we call also called self-presentation.

There are self-presentation mechanisms, including everything from carrying certain objects to using certain points of view to telling other people what to think. These are all used to help people present ...

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The ethics of impression management is determined. The expert compares the concepts of self-presentation and impression management.

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