Person to Person

Person to Person : Positive Relationships Don't Just Happen

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For one-term freshman/sophomore-level courses in Human Relations, Interpersonal Relations, or Relationships. This text helps students learn to take responsibility for themselves, make wiser choices, improve their relationships, appreciate all kinds of diversity, and live happier, fulfilling, and productive lives. In writing Person to Person 5.e, Sharon Hanna, Doug Radtke, and Rose Suggett sought to delve into a skill too often glossed over or taken for granted in all our lives: building positive relationships is not an accident; each one requires understanding and effort. Because the self is the foundation of all relationships, one of the goals of this text is self-discovery and self-satisfaction, with an emphasis on heightened self-esteem, and the ability to make wise choices regarding emotional and physical health. Because through interpersonal communication human beings interact and relate to one another, it is essential to learn how to communicate in a positive way; the overriding goal of the second section of this text. Learning about oneself and developing effective communication skills will help build positive relationships. The last section of this book teaches about various interactions and all kinds of relationships. Career, love, couple relationships, marriage, and family are given special emphasis. Today the workplace demands interpersonal and communication skills. This book can assist its readers in all walks of life and can help them live positively in a world of more

Product details

  • Hardback | 464 pages
  • 177.8 x 233.7 x 25.4mm | 703.08g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0132288141
  • 9780132288149
  • 2,031,096

About Sharon L. Hanna

Sharon L. Hanna was a life long educator having taught in Nebraska, New Jersey, and Illinois over a period of several years, she received both faculty achievement and outstanding teacher awards during her career. Her research on the strengths of stepfamilies was published in academic journals, and she served as national president of the Stepfamily Association of America. She authored Career by Design 1st and 2nd edition published by Prentice Hall. Dr. Doug Radtke has been an educator for the past 37 years. Currently he is a high school administrator. He has taught secondary students, undergraduate students, and graduate level students. He has published several articles in professional journals over a variety of topics and has been a speaker at several regional and national conventions. He is co-author of Career by Design, 3rd edition. Dr. Rose Suggett is chair of Social Sciences, Academic Education, at Southeast Community College. She has received awards for teaching and research. Her research on the impact of divorce in children has been presented nationally and internationally. She is co-author of Career by Design, 3rd more

Table of contents

Section One: Relating: Beginning with the Self Chapter 1:Knowing and Valuing Yourself Chapter 2:Understanding Yourself Throughout the Life Span Chapter 3:Achieving Happiness and Satisfaction Chapter 4:Exploring Values and Making Wise Choices Chapter 5:Experiencing and Expressing Emotion Chapter 6:Improving Your Health Section Two: Communication: The Key to Relationships Chapter 7:Becoming a Positive Listener Chapter 8:Improving Communication: What to Say Chapter 9:Improving Communication: How to Send Messages Section Three: Positive Relationships: The Ultimate Achievement Chapter 10:Building Positive Relationships Chapter 11:Strengthening Family Relationshipsshow more

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