Sept.-15-CMST - -sometimes it’s deliberate sometimes...

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CMST 1061 Sept. 15 Lecture Identity management- the communication strategies people use to affect how other people view them Private self- who you are in private, the type of person you might be on the weekends Public self- how you are when other people see you Ideal self- the ultimate person you think you should be, we are all striving to achieve our ideal self. Real self- who you are when you are being the most honest Face work-actions taken to preserve the presenting images to others Front- we present a front when we are faced with a situation. When we are put into a situation in front of others, we put on a front Back- who we are when we’re alone Characteristics of identity management: -we have many identities (you present identities based on who you’re with)
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Unformatted text preview: -sometimes it’s deliberate sometimes it’s unconscious Why does our identity change at times? 1. to follow social rules that govern the situation 2. to achieve our goals How do we manage impressions? 1. through our manner or our behavior 2. our appearance 3. through the things we have (car, jewelry, etc.) P. 90 in book Johari window – 1. Free area- what everyone knows about you and what you know about yourself (live, clothes) 2. Blind area – what others see about you that you don’t see about yourself 3. Hidden area- those areas recognized about yourself but you choose not to share it with others 4. Unknown area- things that neither you or others know about you (you don’t know how good you’ll be at parenting until you do it)...
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