Face to Face: The Small-Group Experience and Interpersonal Growth / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Written for anyone who is going to participate in a face-to-face group which has personal and interpersonal growth as its goal; explains and illustrates the anatomy of interpersonal growth-oriented groups. It is simply written and is designed to give the participant a conceptual framework for understanding group processes. The book emphasizes that the interactions that form the basis of meaningful contact in small face-to-face groups are the same kinds of interactions that promote intimacy in day-to-day living with others.
About the Author
Gerard Egan, Ph.D., is Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Organizational Studies at Loyola University of Chicago. He has written over a dozen books and currently writes in the areas of communication, counseling, business and organization effectiveness, management development, the management of innovation and change, leadership and organization politics and culture. He also conducts workshops in these areas both in the United States and abroad and is a consultant at a variety of companies and institutions worldwide.
Table of Contents
1. Unused and Abused Human Potential. 2. Laboratory Learning and the Encounter Group. 3. The Importance of Goals. 4. Leadership. 5. Self-Disclosure. 6. The Expression of Feeling and Emotion. 7. Active Support. 8. Confrontation. 9. Flight Behavior. Appendix.