Economic Definition of self-concept. Defined.
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Term self-concept Definition: A person's view or image of herself or himself. This is closely related to one's personality. A poor self-concept or negative sense of oneself can have a damaging affect on a person's ability to interact with others. Those who have a positive self-concept tend to believe in who they are and have confidence in their abilities to deal with various situations. Marketing researchers know that consumers tend to make purchases that reflect and enhance self-concept.