Toward a Self-Evaluation Maintenance Model of Social Behavior

@inproceedings{Tesser1988TowardAS,
  title={Toward a Self-Evaluation Maintenance Model of Social Behavior},
  author={Abraham Tesser},
  year={1988}
}
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses social behavior through self-evaluation maintenance (SEM) model. It describes several studies to provide a feel for the kind of research that has been completed in an attempt to explore the predictions of the model. The SEM model is composed of two dynamic processes. Both the reflection process and the comparison process have as component variables the closeness of another and the quality of that other's performance. These two variables interact in… CONTINUE READING
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