AGENTIC STATE

an emotional or mental condition which takes place in cases when people who work beneath the authority of others within a bureaucracy that is based upon status are motivated to follow the commands their superiors deliver unto them.

AGENTIC STATE: "Most employees behave in an agentic state at work, understand the importance of adhering to company policies and completing the tasks involved with their jobs thoroughly and to the best of their abilities."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AGENTIC STATE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/agentic-state/ (accessed March 29, 2020).
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