Competence and Global Uncertainty

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Competence and Global Uncertainty Global Uncertainty: a general disposition toward viewing initial encounter as unpredictable, unexplainable and undesirable. High GU People characteristically: Perceive initial encounters as inexplicable Express difficultly in managing initial encounters Evaluate initial encounters negatively Avoid initial encounters High GU’s suffer a self-fulfilling prophecy of failure Douglas’s study FINDINGS: there is no difference between High and Low people in the 2
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Unformatted text preview: nd-4 th minute They are only distinguishable in the first minute: High GUs disclose more personal info in the first minute High GUs ask fewer questions in the first minute that low GUs High GUs were rated as significantly less competent than low GUs High GUs reported less social relaxation than low GUs Different people design messages differently...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course COM 225 taught by Professor Morrison during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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