AUTHORITY RELATIONS, STATUS ROLE

1. a prestigious, high-ranking, or otherwise influential position within a social group. 2. the special position held by an individual who lends prestige to a group as a whole because of reputation, special abilities, or achievements - for example, a noteworthy professor may lend credibility to a department.

AUTHORITY RELATIONS, STATUS ROLE: "An authority relations status role may mean an autocratic leadership role within the group."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AUTHORITY RELATIONS, STATUS ROLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/authority-relations-status-role/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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