Examples Of Deviance: Steve Jobs

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As I mentioned earlier, deviance is violating social norms or going against what society thinks is “normal”. With positive deviance, a person uses their uniqueness, or the uniqueness of something else for the better. An example of a positive deviant would be starting the technology company, Apple. The one of the founders of this company was a college drop-out, they were seen as failures who would never amount to anything despite their efforts. Jobs frequently misbehaved in school, he claimed that school was just too boring for him to pay attention. Jobs was considered a deviant. He used this deviance to create one of the biggest and most successful companies on the planet. I, unlike Steve Jobs, am not a genius, and I haven’t made such a major
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