Amity Business School

Amity Business School
MBA, Semester 2 Behavioural Science- II Ms. Anshu Yadav


(c) like no other man" .Amity Business School Every man is in certain respects (a) like all other men. (b) like some other men.

Amity Business School Individual Differentiation • Gender • Intellectual • Personality .

Amity Business School Self-Disclosure Revealing intimate info or feelings about oneself with another person .

Amity Business School Types of self Disclosure • Deliberate • Unavoidable • Accidental • Client’s deliberate action .

Reasons for self-disclosure – Social approval – Relationship development – Self-expression – Self-clarification Amity Business School • We like people most whose self-disclosure is reciprocal and gradual .

Self-Disclosure (cont’d) • Risks associated w/ self control – Indifference – Rejection – Loss of control – Betrayal Amity Business School • Do women or men self-disclose more? Why? .

Intimacy Amity Business School • Intimacy is created when we perceive another person as being responsivepaying attention to us and reacting in a supportive relationship • A daily diary study: The more participants engaged in meaningful talk & the more they felt understood & appreciated. the more connected & intimate they felt to their partners .

Conflict Amity Business School • Should conflict be avoided in close relationships? • Is it always bad? • Even in best relationships conflict is inevitable • It is the process that occurs when the actions of one person interferes with the actions of another .

Amity Business School Using effective communication technique to reduce conflict • • • • • The defusing technique Empathy Exploration Using ‘I’ statement Stroking .

When it occurs reciprocally. When it is timed to fit what is happening.Self-Disclosure Amity Business School • When Is Self-Disclosure Appropriate? – Luft (1969) proposes the following guidelines: 1. 7. When it moves by relatively small increments. When it is a function of the ongoing relationship. When it concerns what is going on within and between persons in the present. . 2. When it is confirmable by the other person. 5. 4. 6. 3. When the context is mutually shared.

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