The Key to Personal Growth and Career Success
Introduction to Human Relations
The Nature, Purpose, and Importance of Human Relations
1)The nature of human relations, its development, and its importance to the achievement of individual and organizational goals.
Human Relations Defined
1) The Term Human Relations in it's broadest sense covers all types of interactions among people--their conflict, cooperative efforts, and group relationships
A) The Study of Human Relations emphasizes the analysis of human behavior, prevention strategies and resolution of behavioral problems.
Human Relations in the Age of Information
America has gone from one age to the next, Industrial to information. This leaves us with a profound impact on interpersonal relationships. Living in an age where the effective exchange of information is the foundation of most economic transactions means we all make major life adjustments
1) Increased reliance on information technology often comes at the price of less human contact.
2) A Human Contact deficiency weakens the spirit, mind and body.
3) Neglecting the cues and clues that lie outside the tight focus of information can limit our personal and professional effectiveness
A) Today's knowledgeable worker needs to take more account of people.
The Importance of Human Relations
Several important developments in the workplace have given new importance to human relationships. Each of the following developments provides support for Human Relations in the workplace.
ÃÂÃÂThe labor market has become a place of churning dislocation caused by the heavy volume of mergers, acquisitions, business closings and downsizing.
"XTemporary Personnel only add to the mix
ÃÂÃÂOrganizations are increasingly oriented toward service to clients, patients and customers.
ÃÂÃÂMost owners and managers are reluctant to embrace the idea that people are the heart of every form of quality improvement.
ÃÂÃÂWorkplace incivility is a treat to employee relationships.
ÃÂÃÂMany Companies are...