social influence


The actions, reactions, and thoughts of an individual are influenced by other people or groups. Social influence may be represented by peer pressure, persuasion, marketing, sales, and conformity.

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  • The social influence of the concept of status was relevant in selling our luxurious brand so we used celebrity advertisements.

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  • You want to have a good social influence in your company so that others will respect your opinions and ideas.

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  • We knew having him in class would have a social influence over the rest of the kids and hopefully open them up and make them more talkative.

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