Impression Management (sociology 110)

Social interaction as a series of theatrical performances
– Audience
– Roles
– Script
Front Stage
Where you maintain appropriate appearance’s as you interact with others.
Back Stage
Where you can knowingly violate your impression management.
Collective Impression Managment
Two or more people cooperate to create an impression for an audience.
Performance Team
the group that works together to stage the performances.
• Couples
• Groups
• Organizations