Interpersonal Relation's Final

1.Define and explain the concepts " self-perception theory" and "other perception" theory. Give an example  of how you have learned with each theory. Explain, if, and when, these theories have worked, and not worked, well for you. Use the Johari window as an example to indicate which of the "known", "blind", "hidden", or "unknown", areas may have helped, or hindered, you in your interpersonal effectiveness.

2.Define, and explain, interpersonal effectiveness and interpersonal ineffectiveness. Be sure and include in your explanation the concepts, self disclosure, feedback, and trust.
Indicate how a self-fulfilling prophecy can assist, or hinder, you in becoming effective in your relationships.  

3."I know you believe you understand what you think I said but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant." What does this mean to you? Give a definition of a broad and a narrow definition of communication. Define the concept "trust" according to Deutsch's definition in the textbook. How does your definition agree or disagree with that definition? How may a self-fulfilling prophecy affect communication?  

4."All criticism is a form of auto biography" is a quote from Oscar Wilde. Please explain how this quote may illustrate a problem of projection. Be sure and define projection and the attribution process. Indicate how cognitive dissonance is involved in the process of projection. Please indicate how every problem in a relationship, or in giving someone feedback may be a problem of projection. Give an example of situational and dispositional attribution . Incidentally, can you think of any interpersonal difficulty whereby projection would not be involved, or in fact, be the total problem? Give an example and support your reasoning.  

5.What have you learned the most from the course? Give some feedback about the course. Please try to avoid the problem of projection. Define "feedback" and indicate the eight helpful hints the author gives in the use of feedback. Can you avoid the problem of projection? Explain your reasoning.


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