The use of impression management tactics in structured interviews: a function of question type?

@article{Ellis2002TheUO,
  title={The use of impression management tactics in structured interviews: a function of question type?},
  author={Aleksander P. J. Ellis and Bradley J. West and Ann Marie Ryan and Richard P. DeShon},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={87 6},
  pages={
          1200-8
        }
}
This study investigated impression management tactic use during structured interviews containing both experience-based and situational questions. Specifically, the authors examined whether applicants' use of impression management tactics depended on question type. Results from 119 structured interviews indicated that almost all of the applicants used some form of impression management. Significantly more assertive than defensive impression management tactics were used, and among assertive… 

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