A lively and engaging introduction to Human Relations
In this much-anticipated 5th edition, Loren Ford and Judith Arter present the fundamentals of human relations through interesting personal stories, anecdotes, and case studies. This is a book that truly captivates students by engaging them in questions and exercises designed to stimulate active learning and critical thinking.
The 5th edition features new content, a substantial number of updated references, and pedagogical tools like Learning Objectives, Big Ideas, and Review questions. For the first time, the text is also accompanied by MySearchLab with eText.
Upon completing this book, readers should be able to:
- Understand the foundational psychological concepts relevant to Human Relations
- Apply the information learned in the course to one’s own personal situation
- Clarify and express personal beliefs through self examination
- Communicate better with others
Table of Contents
BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part I: Learning About Yourself
Chapter 1 Basic Principles and Communication
Chapter 2 Self-Awareness
Chapter 3 Personality and Comfort Zones
Chapter 4 Emotions and Stress Management
Part II: Learning About Interactions with Others
Chapter 5 Family Influences
Chapter 6 Social Influence and Group Behavior
Chapter 7 Developing Close Relationships
Chapter 8 Human Sexuality
Part III: Learning About Adjustment in Life
Chapter 9 Health, Wellness, and Coping Skills
Chapter 10 Lifespan Development and Transitions
Chapter 11 Positive Living and Life Satisfaction
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$59.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-23312-0