50 Activities for Developing Counseling Skills in Managers

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Human Resource Development, 1991 - Psychology - 287 pages
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These fully reproducible activities will enable managers to concentrate on the personal views, feelings, and opinions of their staff, encourage person-centered management, improve interpersonal skills, ensure that organizational goals are achieved and more.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Time Checklist
7
Activity 1 Accessing Your Counseling Style
9
Activity 2 A Question of Attitude
19
Activity 3 Asking Questions
23
Activity 4 Body Talk
31
Activity 5 Challenging the Problems
35
Activity 6 Changing Course
45
Activity 26 Is anybody listening?
161
Activity 27 I Want to Tell You a Story
165
Activity 28 Johari Window
171
Activity 29 Knowing That I Know What I Am Good At
175
Activity 30 Lets Look at That Another Way
179
Activity 31 Modeling
183
Activity 32 Motivating for Change
191
Activity 33 Pay Attention
195

Activity 7 Characteristics of Effective Counseling
51
Activity 8 Check it Out
55
Activity 9 Clarify Clarify Clarify
59
Activity 10 Combining Counseling Skills
65
Activity 11 Constructive Confrontation
73
Activity 12 Counseling Empathy Scale
77
Activity 13 Counseling Goals
83
Activity 14 Cueing into Counseling
87
Activity 15 Dress Rehearsal
91
Activity 16 Encouraging Sensitivity
95
Activity 17 Finding a Focus
101
Activity 18 For the Record
107
Activity 19 From Strength to Strength
113
Activity 20 Getting to the Heart of the Matter
123
Activity 21 Getting to Know You
129
Activity 22 Give Me a Specification
135
Activity 23 Giving Feedback
139
Activity 24 Giving Information
143
Activity 25 Going for Goals
155
Activity 34 Personal Goals
197
Activity 35 Personal Satisfactions and Frustrations
201
Activity 36 Planning for Action
205
Activity 37 Points of View
215
Activity 38 Probing
219
Activity 39 Productive vs Unproductive Experiences
223
Activity 40 Reading a Persons Face
227
Activity 41 Resourcing and Challenging
231
Activity 42 Starting and Continuing Conversations
235
Their Uses and Abuses
241
Activity 44 Summarizing Skills
247
Activity 45 The Processes and Stages of Counseling
259
Activity 46 Theres Nothing So Practical as a Good Model
261
Activity 47 The Significant Event
265
Activity 48 What it Will Look Like How it Will Feel
271
Activity 49 Will I or Wont I Do I or Dont I?
277
Activity 50 Working on Aggression
283
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About the author (1991)

R. E. Bailey is Reader in Economics at the University of Essex. His main interests are in monetary economics, together with economic history and philosophy.

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