Summary: Reaching Out: Interpersonal Effectiveness and Self-Actualization, 10e David W. Johnson, Universityof Minnesota Now in its tenth edition,Reaching Out, the most comprehensive, practical and applied text available on interpersonal skills, remains squarely focused on the dynamics found in virtually all interpersonal relationships. With new information about online interaction and relationships, expanded content on barriers to communication, and revised content throughout, the text cont ...show moreinues to keep pace with the latest theories, sources of interpersonal communication and research in the field. With an engaging and an accessible language that makes the content come alive for readers, this text is an especially effective resource for learning about and teaching the basic interpersonal skills. No matter what occupations or relationships students undertake, their success will largely be determined by how skilled they are interpersonally. With this effective resource for learning about the basic interpersonal skills, its audience will begin a journey of continuous improvement. The book s special features include: NEW representation of online interaction and relationships in several of the chapters skills and examples. NEW Once again, a full chapter on Barriers to Effective Relationships content has been updated and revised to include such barriers as anxiety and fear, shyness, self-blame, and stereotyping and prejudice, as well as the importance of optimism in overcoming potential barriers. NEW Chapter 1 has been significantly revised and updated. An experiential approach with many exercises built into the theoretical framework of the text making it even more useful to today's students. Skill-building exercises, examples, and theory-to-practice applications extend throughout the text. Important content on how to express anger in constructive ways will equip students with valuable application to perhaps the most difficult aspect of managing relationships. T ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 10TH 09
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