Teaching Social Skills to Managers

  • Ian Winfield
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 11)


Managers and Personnel Managers are called upon to demonstrate competency in an ever widening range of social skills. One of these skills is being able to identify the various types of behaviour persons exhibit when working in small groups. They must be able to comprehend the dynamics of working groups from the various standpoints relevant to management practice — for example Transaction theory, Information theory, Self theory. These can, by and large, be supplied by a formal didactic input into management training courses.


Social Skill Group Behaviour Knowledge Test Social Perception Knowledge Gain 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian Winfield
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  1. 1.North Staffordshire PolytechnicStoke-on-Trent, StaffordshireEngland

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