Definition of Emergent Norm Theory
(noun) A theory of crowds which posits that crowd participants develop standards among themselves as to group function, goals, and operation, which then guide their behavior.
Emergent Norm Theory Pronunciation
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- Syllabification: (e·mer·gent norm the·o·ry)
- Plural: emergent norm theories
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