Definitions for "Impression management"
our conscious or unconscious orchestration of a carefully designed presentation of self so as to create a certain impression that fits our goals or needs in a social interaction
According to Erving Goffman, the characteristic of much social interaction in which people maintain the image that goes along with their social or professional role.
The tendency for people to strategically alter how they present themselves in order to achieve interpersonal goals. go to glossary index
the deliberate attempt to control the impression that others form of us. (597)
The steps that people take to influence or guide how other people perceive them.
Our conscious attempt to control how others perceive us.
A direct and intentional effort by someone to enhance his or her image in the eyes of others
The process of monitoring and managing oneself in the presence of others.