Monday, December 7, 2015


Individuals who adopt C-factor of persuasion are those who could inspire and transform neutral individuals as activists and motivate them to work for a purpose that may lead a group or community or society to chaos.  They will have the following behavioural dispositions
Love of learning
They wish to be the authority of the information that would help their persuasive attempts successful.  Hence, they will show love to learn all the aspects related to the persuasive element.  Information regarding the persuasive element will be gathered through reading, reviewing the literature, discussing with different people who either support or criticize the persuasive element, exploring the persuasive element through real life situations etc.  The knowledge associated to the persuasive element will be well flourished in them.  On the basis of the knowledge, an ideological framework regarding the persuasive element might have been built.
Divergent thinking
They will be divergent in their thought.  But instead of creativity, these divergent thoughts will promote destruction.  However, they will not lead for destroying anything.  They will be using divergent thoughts and ideas to feed the persuasive element. They will never try to become a leader, but will be smart in designing and developing a leader.  They will act as the first-hand follower of the leader even though all the actions of the leader will be guided by them.  They will be capable of manipulating the thoughts of the other followers by showing the advantages in the leader
Internal locus of control
Individuals who adopt c-factor of persuasion will have an internal locus.  But they will stand for a system, viz., a religion, a belief, a community etc. and will be ready to work for a common cause.  They will be supporting a leader who may be high in the external locus of control.  
Commitment and consistency
The will not be the individuals who will be leaving the leader even if an error happens from the part of the leader.  They will continue providing supports to the leader and to the group.  However, they can understand a forthcoming danger and are able to warn the leader as well as the group about it.  If the leader does not desert them they will stand with the leader with good support until the last breath.
Reduced Openness
They will never access freely to a new knowledge or information.  They will not accept to certain decisions made by an authority which they may feel powerless and worthless.  If such an authority wins, they could be jealous to the authority.  They may start conspiring against the authority.  The authority, here, can be an individual or a group, that would be showing the capability to make decisions. They will be the skeptic, to the novel decisions made by an authority to which they could not affiliate.
Individuals who adopt c-factor of persuasion will not be ready to become a leader of any group.  Instead, they may stand just behind the leader and work for the group.  Even though they will have a controlling power over the leader, they will be incapable in controlling sudden, situational decisions made by the leader.  Due to their introversion, they will not be capable of intervening the erroneous decision taken by the leader in certain critical situations.  However, they will be aware of the forthcoming danger due to the erroneous decision-making done by the leader. But they will be, again, incapable of dissolving the calamities and consequences due to the erroneous decision made by the leader.  This may lead the leader, the group and its aims to chaos.

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