Role+Competence

Role+Competence - RoleCompetence: RoleCompetence:...

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Role Competence: Role Competence: Adapting to Social  Adapting to Social  Expectations Expectations Chapter 7
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Roles Sets of expectations that govern how  persons holding a given position should  behave Learned General Affect our identities Most of us play multiple roles
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Role Identity Model Role Identity Model We decide which roles to assume Factors involved in this decision: Degree of support from other people we  receive for playing a role Amount of commitment we feel toward it Kinds of rewards we receive from it
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Social Support and Role  Social Support and Role  Identity Identity Looking-Glass Self “Each to each a looking glass/reflects the  other that doth pass” Social Comparison Theory People have a basic need to know how  they’re doing
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