Comm 225 Notes 2 - Wednesday, January 27th High Warranting...

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Wednesday, January 27 th High Warranting Value Information supported by outside sources (on and off line). Because it has high value, it is trusted more. Implications When others' wall posts contradict your profile, people will believe the posts. Wall postings have more of an impact on perceptions of your personality and attractiveness than your personal profile. The Interview Test Would you print off your photos, profile, and blog, and take it to your next job interview? If not, change them. US companies now routinely web-search candidates. Uncertainty Reduction Theory and Parks and Adelman Basic assumptions are that when people meet and communicate, their primary concern is reducing uncertainty; that is, increasing the predictability and explainability of their own and their partner's behavior. Initial encounters are scripted, we use information to make ourselves more comfortable. Two Kinds of Uncertainty
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2010 for the course COMM Comm 225 taught by Professor Mccormack during the Spring '10 term at Michigan State University.

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