Definition Impression Management
Impression management also called self presentation, is the process by which people seek to manage and control the other people perception regarding them. There is often a tendency for people to try to present them so as to impress others in a socially desirable way.
The Process of Impression Management
- Impression motivation: Employees may be motivated to control how their boos perceives them. (Degree depends on goals. Their value and different between perception and delude perception)
- Impression construction: Specific type of impression people like and want to carry.
- The self Concept
- Role’s constraints
- Target’s value
- Current social image
However, there is little know o how they select the way to manage other’s perceptions.