Impression Management in Sociology: Theory, Definition & Examples


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What is impression management?

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1. What are the two main purposes for impression management?

2. What is ingratiation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of impression management in sociology. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the definition of impression management as well as knowing its purposes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of impression management
  • Two purposes of impression management
  • What ingratiation involves
  • Strategies used in impression management

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the purposes impression management
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding impression management strategies and their uses
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about impression management

Additional Learning

To learn more about trying to control the perceptions of other people, review the corresponding lesson called Impression Management in Sociology:Theory, Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Explain what instrumental refers to
  • Describe the two most common types of impression management
  • Read some examples of impression management
  • Identify the five strategies to successful impression management and their characteristics