Social Role Theory

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role ambiguity
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role expectations are unclear
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role conflict
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two or more opposing views on role definition
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role reversal
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roles are opposite to that which previously existed
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locus of control
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the extent to which an individual believes that life events are under his own control (internal locus of control) or under the control of external forces (external locus of control)
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coercive power
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power from control of punishments
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reward power
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power from control of rewards
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expert power
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power from superior ability or knowledge
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legitimate
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power from having legitimate authority

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