Social Exchange Theory

Social Exchange - Social Exchange Theory Objectives Social Goals of Social Exchange Theory Assumptions of Social Exchange Theory Social Exchange

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Social Exchange Theory: Objectives Social Exchange Theory: Objectives Goals of Social Exchange Theory Assumptions of Social Exchange Theory Social Exchange Theory’s Concepts Social Exchange Theory’s Explanation Patterns of Exchange Evaluation of Social Exchange Theory How Would SET Define Communication? Social Exchange Theory’s Meta-theoretical Assumptions
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Social Exchange Theory Social Exchange Theory The Social Psychology of Groups . AKA: Theory of Interdependence
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Goals of Social Exchange Theory Goals of Social Exchange Theory To explain how people evaluate their relationships. think about relationships in economic terms evaluate relationship in terms of rewards and costs To predict whether people will stay in a relationship or leave it.
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Assumptions of Social Exchange Theory Assumptions of Social Exchange Theory Human Nature: Humans seek rewards and avoid punishments Humans are rational beings Standards for evaluating rewards and costs vary over time and from person to person
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Assumptions of Social Exchange Theory Assumptions of Social Exchange Theory
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course COMM 250 taught by Professor Gaines during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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Social Exchange - Social Exchange Theory Objectives Social Goals of Social Exchange Theory Assumptions of Social Exchange Theory Social Exchange

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