In what situation are you most likely to use impression management? What situation are you most likely not going to work to use impression management? What is the typical difference between these two situations? Provide an example of when you used impression management successfully. What was the outcome and why? Now provide an example in which you attempted to use impression management and it failed. Why did it fail, and what was that outcome? In this last situation would the outcome have felt better if you had used a self-handicapping strategy? What type of self-handicapping strategy could you have used? Finally, what are the dangers of turning to this kind of strategy on a regular basis?
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