Impression Management By Tobias Wolff

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When Lombardi instituted the rule that players could not drink standing at a bar he was implementing the effect of impression management. The book describes impression management as a set of behaviors that people use to protect their self-image or change the way they are seen by others. The book also teaches us the two main goals of impression management which is to minimize bad and to maximize good. Minimize bad by avoiding blame for poor performances or ask for forgiveness. Maximizing good by generating respect and liking from other people. Although not all players were drinking alcohol or frequenting bars, the ones that were had to keep a good image for the team. For the Townsfolks who were frequenting the bars that the parkers were frequenting,
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