EXPLANATION OBEDIANCE

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AGENCY THEORY

AGENTIC SHIFT - NO PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY BEHAVIOUR ACT UNDER AUTHORITY

AUTONOMOUS STATE - ACT OWN ACCORD

PRESENCE AUTHORITY - EXECUTING WISHES ANOTHER

INDIVIDUAL REMAIN AGENTIC - BIDING FACTORS E.G. MILGRAM DENIED DAMAGE VICTIMS - THEIR RESPONSIBILITY - VOLOUNTEERED

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LEGITMATE THEORY

HIERARCHY SOCIETY 

LEGITIAMTE AUTHORITY POWER PUNISH  - MOST ACCEPT IT

PROBLEMS - DESTRUCTIVE E.G. HITLER

LEGITIMATE POWER DESTURCTIVE PURPOSE

SEEN MILGRAMS RESEARCH EXPERIMENTERS USED PRODS ORDER PARTICIPANTS BEHAVE WAYS AGAINST CONSCIENCE

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RESEARCH SUPPORT LEGITIMATE

BLASS & SCHMITT 

ASKED STUDENTS IDENTIFY BLAME

EXPERIMENTER - LEGITIMATE AUTHORITY 

LEGITMATE AUTHORITY - CAUSE OBEDIANCE

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REAL LIFE APPLICATION

AGENCY THEORY - SOLDIERS ACTING SOMEONE ELSE - POWERLESS TO DISOBEY

LEGITIMATE AUTHORITY - SOLDIERS GRANTED POWER DESTORY INFLUENTIAL FIGURE

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LIMITED EXPLANATION

DOESNT EXPLAIN RESEARCH FINDINGS

AGENTIC SHIFT NOT EXPLAIN HOFLINGS NURSES ASKED DRUG

NURSES SHOULD BLAME DOCTOR SHOW ANXIETY BUT DIDNT

AGENTIC SHIFT WORK SOME SITUATIONS

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VALIDITY

DIFFICULT  TEST 

CANT CONDUCT SCIENTIFIC EXPERIMENT

REDUCE INTERNAL VALIDITY AGENTIC THEORY

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CULTURAL DIFFERENTS LEGITIMATE AUTHORTY

MANTELL GERMANY - 85% OBEDIANCE

KILHALM & MANN AUSTRALIA - 40% 

CANT BE UNIVERSAL

REDUCING APPLICABILITY

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