A. The person presenting the information as seen as an expert and making it more likely for a person to listen or conform to their ideas B. A person is influenced by the presence or group opinion encouraging conformity or changing of attitudes C. A person is less likely to listen or conform D. A person is less likely to perform behavior within a group E. A person does not share his or opinion from fear of upsetting the group
Information social influence happens when a person looks to others to tell them how to behave.
A person is more likely to rely on information social influence when a situation or task is important to them and one of three things happen: 1) a person doesn’t know what to do because the situation is not clear and there are several choices, 2) a person is involved in a crisis and a quick decision needs to be made, and 3) a person chooses to accept the authority of others because they perceive the others are experts.