Are you the kind of person who changes their behaviour based on who’s around you?
Find out the name for this behaviour – it’s not what you think.
Here are some key topics covered from this episode:
- The difference between acquisitive and protective self-monitoring
- The type of people who may engage in self-monitoring
- My own experience with self-monitoring and much more
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Here are some key takeaways from this episode:
Self-monitoring reflects the extent individuals differ in their responses to social cues.
“Self-monitoring involves the degree of concern individuals have for behaving appropriately in a social setting”
Self monitoring is a personality trait
“if it’s not part of your personality.. it becomes tiring. You could even think about it as a form of emotional labour or identity work”
Some people engage in self monitoring because they feel they need to
“People who are underrepresented, marginalised or disadvantaged at work may engage in self monitoring behaviour”
Here are some resources so you can go deeper:
Mark Snyder (psychologist) – Wikipedia
Interactive Self Monitoring Scale.
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What’s good for the goose may not be as good for the gander: the benefits of self-monitoring for men and women in task groups and dyadic conflicts
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Why Having a Babyface Helps Black Leaders in the Workplace [Research Breakdown]
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