y Transactional analysis, commonly known as TA to its adherents, is an

integrative approach to the theory of psychology and psychotherapy. y It was developed by Canadian-born US psychiatrist Eric Berne during the late 1950s.

y Studies interaction between individuals y Promote communication for effective OD y Promotes social interaction y Focuses on Personal growth and personal change y y y y y Is a science-a theory of human behaviour and personality Is a language & a tool for communication Gives workable answers to questions like Why Me? . What Can I Do Helps shape individual Destiny Fosters Peace & Harmony .

y It explains three ego states: 1. Child: felt concept . Adult: thought concept 3. Parent: taught concept 2.

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.Complementary 2. Ulterior 1. Crossed 3.

minimize regrettable actions and control of interpersonal relationships .y Application in Hr and OD is to give ideas to improve communication.

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