an impact wherein the expectations of proponents or workers underneath a superior generate actions on the behalf of the leader or boss which is steady in line with these expectations. The actions of the leader do not exhibit their authentic skills or character traits, but instead, the interpretation of the leader by workers.

UPWARD PYGMALION EFFECT: "The upward Pygmalion effect applies heavily to self-fulfilling prophecies."
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