Every Public Service Officer, irrespective of their Service, all conform as part of their role. This report will also look at how obedience and conformity can be applied to the criminal justice system.
New York: Collins Deutsch, M. While Conformity consisted mainly in gaining acceptance and trust, compliance is more focussed on getting to an end. The following essay will be about understanding what is meant by and distinguishing the differences between the terms conformity and obedience.
Conformity and obedience can have positive or negative results on our lives, depending on the situation and the individuals involved. Two basic sources of influence: normative social influence, the need to be liked, accepted by others and Informational influence: need to be correct and to behave in accordance with reality.
There are a number of reasons that force people to conform to majority behavior as well as to obey authority. But it should be said that there are limitations to the effectiveness of Conformity and Obedience within the Public Services and that there have been situations where Officers adhering to these expected behaviours have instead committed the wrong action.
Alone in a crowd of sheep: Asymmetric perceptions of conformity and their roots in an introspection illusion.
Let's see if we can help you! He concluded that apparently people conform for two reasons. Obedience is a social influence in which the less powerful person in an unequal power relationship submits to the demands of the more powerful person