publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Impression management and self-presentation dissimulation in Portuguese chairman's statements

Jonas Oliveira; Graça Azevedo; Fátima Borges;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Aug 2016
  • Publisher: Emerald
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
Drawn on social psychology theory of impression management, the present study tries to assess the way Portuguese managers build their narratives in Chairman’s Statement to manage stakeholders’ perceptions on corporate image, in a period of time of scarce resources. The paper’s theoretical framework draws on elements of social psychology theory of impression management developed by Leary and Kowalski (1990). Through the use of the two-component model of impression management (impression motivation and impression construction) the 45 Chairmen's Statements of Portuguese non-finance companies were content analysed to understand how managers build their voluntary com...
Subjects
free text keywords: Chairmen statement, Impression management, Social psychology, Financial reporting, :Ciências Sociais::Economia e Gestão [Domínio/Área Científica], Industrial relations, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, Narrative, Public relations, business.industry, business, Marketing, Scarcity, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Portuguese, language.human_language, language, Perception, Psychology
Funded by
FCT| UID/GES/00315/2013
Project
UID/GES/00315/2013
Business Research Unit
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147442
  • Funding stream: 5876
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Impression management and self-presentation dissimulation in Portuguese chairman's statements

Jonas Oliveira; Graça Azevedo; Fátima Borges;