Modification of Interpersonal Behavior

  • A. Toy Caldwell-Colbert
  • Jack O. Jenkins


Researchers in diverse disciplines (e.g., medicine, organizational behavior, business, politics, industry) have found interpersonal behavior to be one of the differentiating factors between success and failure within their professions. Psychological research (e.g., Libet & Lewinsohn, 1973; Zigler & Phillips, 1960) reveals that interpersonal behavior and the development of proficient patterns of communication have earnest implications for an individual’s adjustment within a social milieu.


Social Skill Social Competence Nonverbal Behavior Social Skill Training Interpersonal Behavior 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Toy Caldwell-Colbert
    • 1
  • Jack O. Jenkins
    • 2
  1. 1.Center For Personal Growth, Department of PsychologyEmporia State UniversityEmporiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of GeorgiaAthensUSA

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