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Self-monitoring

Self-monitoring is a personality trait that measures the ability to adjust behavior to external situational factors.


Self-Monitoring personality characteristic involving willingness to change one’s behavior to fit situations, awareness of one’s effect on others, and the ability to regulate one’s nonverbal cues and other factors to influence others impressions.

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