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COM 412: Dialectical Perspective
RDT at a glance
Dialectics
Relational satisfaction is based on a…
2 Types of Dialectics
-pictures relational life as a constant progress and motion…
-a conflict between 2 opposing, but also unified, ideas or fo…
1. predictability and novelty... 2. closeness and independence... 3…
1. internal dialectics: opposing views of intimacy exist with…
RDT at a glance
-pictures relational life as a constant progress and motion…
Dialectics
-a conflict between 2 opposing, but also unified, ideas or fo…
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Relational Dialectics Theory
Relational Dialects Theory
Relational Dialect Assumptions
Totality
Contradictions
-Montgomery and Baxter... -1996... -Dialectical tensions (opposing…
-relationships are not linear... -relational life is characteriz…
-acknowledges the interdependence of ppl in a relationship... -w…
-oppositions... -wanting to do what is best for self vs. what is…
Relational Dialects Theory
-Montgomery and Baxter... -1996... -Dialectical tensions (opposing…
Relational Dialect Assumptions
-relationships are not linear... -relational life is characteriz…
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Chapter 7: Developing and Maintaining Relationships
Interpersonal communication
Relational network
Hyperpersonal communication
Inclusion
...
...
...
...
Interpersonal communication
...
Relational network
...
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Comm250: Relational Dialectics Theory
Goal
Baxter, Montgomery, 1996
Monologic
Dualistic
To understand dialectical tensions within relationships... Relat…
Theorists
contradictions are either/or
contradictions are separate and unrelated
Goal
To understand dialectical tensions within relationships... Relat…
Baxter, Montgomery, 1996
Theorists
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Comm
5 Approaches to Conflict
Forms of power
getting out of relationships
forming relationships
-competing... -avoiding... -accomodating... -compromising... -collaborating
-reward... -coersive... -refrent... -legitimate... -expert
-differentiating... -circumscribing... -stagnating... -avoiding... -termi…
-initiating... -experimenting... -intensifying... -bonding
5 Approaches to Conflict
-competing... -avoiding... -accomodating... -compromising... -collaborating
Forms of power
-reward... -coersive... -refrent... -legitimate... -expert
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ch 8 terms
• Deep Commitment
• Interdependence
• Continuous Investment
o Dialectical tensions-
- desire to stay no matter the circumstances; binding oneself…
- what happens to one person affects the relationship
- commitment of one's resources and energies into a relations…
theory that seeks to explain the contradictions or opposing f…
• Deep Commitment
- desire to stay no matter the circumstances; binding oneself…
• Interdependence
- what happens to one person affects the relationship
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Interpersonal Communication Ch 9
Devito's Model of Relationship Develop…
Issues with Stage Models
Variables Influencing Attraction
Social Penetration Theory
CONTACT... -personal encounter... -physical attraction... -1st impress…
-People skip stages.... -People move back and forth through stag…
PHYSICAL ATTRACTION AND PERSONALITY... -People with similar attr…
-The closer you become in a relationship, the more breadth (t…
Devito's Model of Relationship Develop…
CONTACT... -personal encounter... -physical attraction... -1st impress…
Issues with Stage Models
-People skip stages.... -People move back and forth through stag…
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Communication Theories 2
Uncertainty Reduction Theory
types of uncertainty
cognitive uncertainty
behavioral uncertainty
explains how communication is used to reduce uncertainties be…
cognitive and behavioral
degree of uncertainty associated with those beliefs and attit…
the extent to which behavior is predictable in a given situat…
Uncertainty Reduction Theory
explains how communication is used to reduce uncertainties be…
types of uncertainty
cognitive and behavioral
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Comm Final Chapters 7-10 & 13 & 14 + Lecture Notes
Why do we form Social Relationships?
Belonging Theory
Uncertainty Reduction Theory
Social Exchange Theory
• To Belong... • For Interaction... • To Form Emotional Bonds... • To…
• Human behavior is explained by our fundamental drive to est…
• Uncertainty is unpleasant and causes anxiety... • We seek to…
suggests that people seek to maintain relationships in which…
Why do we form Social Relationships?
• To Belong... • For Interaction... • To Form Emotional Bonds... • To…
Belonging Theory
• Human behavior is explained by our fundamental drive to est…
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Comm. Ch. 8, 12, 13
CH. 8 INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS
intimacy
commitment
emotional commitment
CH. 8 INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS
significant emotional closeness that we experience in a relat…
our desire to stay in a relationship no matter what happens;…
commitment that takes a sense of responsibility for each othe…
CH. 8 INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS
CH. 8 INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS
intimacy
significant emotional closeness that we experience in a relat…
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intro to interpersonal communication final exam
what are the 6 major factors of attrac…
appearance, similarity, complementarit…
name the two theories of reward
list chapman's 5 love languages:
1. appearance... 2. similarity... 3. complementarity... 4. proximity…
attraction
1. social exchange theory... 2. equity theory
1. giving/receiving... 2. spending quality time... 3. words of affi…
what are the 6 major factors of attrac…
1. appearance... 2. similarity... 3. complementarity... 4. proximity…
appearance, similarity, complementarit…
attraction
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CMST
Perception
Selection
organization
Verbal Communication
An active process of selecting organizing, and interpreting p…
...
...
...
Perception
An active process of selecting organizing, and interpreting p…
Selection
...
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COM 111 Test 2 Relational Dialectics Theory
Relational Dialectics Theory
Internal
external
Connection vs. Autonomy (internal)
A tension between 2 opposing notions
Within the relationship (us vs. each other)
outside of the relationship (us vs. them)
Time together vs. Time apart
Relational Dialectics Theory
A tension between 2 opposing notions
Internal
Within the relationship (us vs. each other)
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Intro to Close Relationships
Social Exchange Theory
Equity Theory
Features of Close Relationships
investment
costs Vs benefit ... maximize rewards & limit costs... "drawn to t…
fairness between partners... Relationship Satisfaction: equal c…
1. investment... 2. commitment
-put into relationships... -when relationship begins ... (ex: car,…
Social Exchange Theory
costs Vs benefit ... maximize rewards & limit costs... "drawn to t…
Equity Theory
fairness between partners... Relationship Satisfaction: equal c…
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Final 2 romantic relationships
Liking
Affection
Respect
Loving
Feeling of affection and respect that we have typically for o…
Is a sense of warmth and fondness toward another person
admiration
Vastly deeper and more intense emotional commitment and consi…
Liking
Feeling of affection and respect that we have typically for o…
Affection
Is a sense of warmth and fondness toward another person
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Chap 11 Relational Dialect Theory (RDT)
Baxter and Montgomery (1996)
interpersonal
To understand relational dialectics
-Relationships are not linear.... -Relat…
RDT was created by who and when?
The communication context of RDT is ?
the goal for RDT is ?
Assumptions of RDT
Baxter and Montgomery (1996)
RDT was created by who and when?
interpersonal
The communication context of RDT is ?
speech chapter 10
self disclosure
social penetration theory
outer most layer of "onion"
intermediate layer of "onion"
revealing private info about yourself to others
the self is like an onion structure
demographic characteristics ... ex. birth place, gender, age, et…
attitudes and opinions, music, politics, food, entertainment
self disclosure
revealing private info about yourself to others
social penetration theory
the self is like an onion structure
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Relational Dialectics Theory
Relational Dialectics Theory Premise
Dialectical Approach
Assumptions of RDT
Elements of Dialectics
personal relationships are a CEASELESS interplay between cont…
monologic: contradictions as either/or... dualistic: contradicti…
relationships are NOT LINEAR (unlike social penetration-relat…
Totality: interdependence with each other and contexts... Contr…
Relational Dialectics Theory Premise
personal relationships are a CEASELESS interplay between cont…
Dialectical Approach
monologic: contradictions as either/or... dualistic: contradicti…
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Com 100Chapter 9 Communicating in Close Relationships
Proximity
attractiveness
matching hypothesis
similarity
how physically close one is to others
the appeal one has for another
the tendency to develop relationships with people who are as…
degree to which people share the same values, interests, and…
Proximity
how physically close one is to others
attractiveness
the appeal one has for another
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Com 100Chapter 9 Communicating in Close Relationships
Proximity
attractiveness
matching hypothesis
similarity
how physically close one is to others
the appeal one has for another
the tendency to develop relationships with people who are as…
degree to which people share the same values, interests, and…
Proximity
how physically close one is to others
attractiveness
the appeal one has for another
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com final
communication climate
satisfying relationships
investment
commitment
the overall feeling or emotional mood between people--warm or…
investment, commitment, trust, comfort with relational dialects
the time, energy, and thought we put into a relationship that…
a decision to remain in relationship, not a feeling
communication climate
the overall feeling or emotional mood between people--warm or…
satisfying relationships
investment, commitment, trust, comfort with relational dialects
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Relational Dialectics Theory
Relational Dialectics theory: Who
Goal
Monologic Contradictions
Dualistic
Leslie Baxter & Montgomery
To understand/explain dialectic tensions within relationships…
Contradictions are either/or, related
Contradictions are separate and somewhat unrelated
Relational Dialectics theory: Who
Leslie Baxter & Montgomery
Goal
To understand/explain dialectic tensions within relationships…
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Exam II
four types of communication delivery
manuscript
impromptu
Memorized
manuscript... impromptu... memorized... extemperanous
presenting speech word for word from a prepared paper... adv: ac…
"thinking on your feet" and "speaking off the cuff"... adv: info…
adv: direct eye contact... disadv: sounds stiff, speaker might f…
four types of communication delivery
manuscript... impromptu... memorized... extemperanous
manuscript
presenting speech word for word from a prepared paper... adv: ac…
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Relational Dialectics Theory- Ch. 11
Is this theory objective or interpreti…
Baxter believes your messages flow fro…
Relational Dialectics
Discourses
Highly interpretive
the discourses you've already heard.
about struggle between discourses, and these unceasing strugg…
"a set of propositions that cohere around a given object of m…
Is this theory objective or interpreti…
Highly interpretive
Baxter believes your messages flow fro…
the discourses you've already heard.
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Relational Dialectics (Lecture 8)
Relationships
Three Major Types of Tensions
Internal tensions
External tensions
Autonomous & Together
Integration, Certainty, Expression
tensions experienced within the relationship
tensions experienced between the couple and community
Relationships
Autonomous & Together
Three Major Types of Tensions
Integration, Certainty, Expression
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Relational Dialects Theory
Tug of War in Close relationships
Three Overarching Tensions
Integration vs. Separation
Stability vs. Change
Contractions between parties ... -tensions are inevitable... -Manag…
1. integration vs. separation... 2. stability vs. change... 3. expr…
-Tension we experience the most... -Wanting to feel independence…
Predictability vs Novelty... -have certainty or ambiguity... -uniqu…
Tug of War in Close relationships
Contractions between parties ... -tensions are inevitable... -Manag…
Three Overarching Tensions
1. integration vs. separation... 2. stability vs. change... 3. expr…
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chapter 8
social exchange theory
initiating
experimenting
intensifying
we look for relationships that give us rewards; the rewards o…
handshakes, small remarks
small talk getting to know them
feelings become stronger
social exchange theory
we look for relationships that give us rewards; the rewards o…
initiating
handshakes, small remarks
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Communications Test 2
interpersonal climate
4 parts of Johari Window
6 defensive and supportive climates
evaluation vs description
overall feeling between people that arises largely out of the…
4 types of information... open area- known to others, known to…
evaluation vs description... certainty vs provisionalism... strateg…
evaluation-defensive when we think others are evaluating us…
interpersonal climate
overall feeling between people that arises largely out of the…
4 parts of Johari Window
4 types of information... open area- known to others, known to…
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Chapter 8-219307
Understanding Intimate relationships
Physical
Intellectual sharing
Emotional sharing
Not the same as sexual involvement, but also includes warmth,…
A dimension of intimacy. We need physical contact from birth…
A dimension of intimacy. Sharing of important ideas can bring…
A dimension of intimacy. Sharing information that reflects an…
Understanding Intimate relationships
Not the same as sexual involvement, but also includes warmth,…
Physical
A dimension of intimacy. We need physical contact from birth…
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Interpersonal Communications Exam
Nonverbal communication
Illustrators
Similarities between verbal & nonverbal
Differences between verbal & nonverbal
All aspects of communication other than words (65-95% of the…
Nonverbal cues linked with words... - Hand movements when speaki…
Nonverbal communication is symbolic... Nonverbal communication i…
Nonverbal communication tends to be perceived as more believa…
Nonverbal communication
All aspects of communication other than words (65-95% of the…
Illustrators
Nonverbal cues linked with words... - Hand movements when speaki…
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COMM 4100 Exam 3
Affection Exchange Theory
Name 3 categories of Affectionate Comm…
Unwanted Repetitive Patterns (URP's)
Ways to break up URP's
Used to explain why human beings communicate affection to eac…
Verbal, Indirect nonverbal, Direct nonverbal
Undesirable conflict patterns that get triggered into motion…
Change your behaviors, Use a third party, Reaffirm your relat…
Affection Exchange Theory
Used to explain why human beings communicate affection to eac…
Name 3 categories of Affectionate Comm…
Verbal, Indirect nonverbal, Direct nonverbal
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COMM 105A CHPT.7
Loneliness
Three functions of relationships
Inclusion
Control
A perceived discrepancy between desired and achieved social r…
Inclusion, Control, Affection
Need for social contact
Adequate amount of influence, Opinions matter to each other
Loneliness
A perceived discrepancy between desired and achieved social r…
Three functions of relationships
Inclusion, Control, Affection
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Communications Chapter 8: Intimate Relationships
Autonomy vs Connection
Openness vs Closedness
Predictability vs Novelty
Validating couples
the struggle of wanting to be independent and the desire to b…
the need for open communication while also needing a degree o…
the tension between wanting routine and wanting novelty in a…
discuss disagreements openly and cooperatively
Autonomy vs Connection
the struggle of wanting to be independent and the desire to b…
Openness vs Closedness
the need for open communication while also needing a degree o…
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Com 112 Exam 3
Attraction Theory (examples & componen…
Interpersonal Attraction
Mere Exposure Effect (proximity)
Familiarity
...
Forces that draw us to one another ... (physical proximity, fami…
Creates pool of people, seeing a person increases liking of a…
Do something because they know what to expect ... Ex: pick a foo…
Attraction Theory (examples & componen…
...
Interpersonal Attraction
Forces that draw us to one another ... (physical proximity, fami…
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Comm: Chapter 8
why we are attracted to certain people
social exchange theory
relational maintenance
dialectical tensions
appearance, similarity, complementary, reciprocal attraction,…
suggests that we often seek out people who can give us reward…
communication aimed at keeping relationships operating smoothly
conflicts that arise when two opposing or incompatible forces…
why we are attracted to certain people
appearance, similarity, complementary, reciprocal attraction,…
social exchange theory
suggests that we often seek out people who can give us reward…
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Final Exam Interpersonal Comm
Workplace Relationship
Three Dimensions of Workplace Relation…
Benefits and Costs of Workplace Relati…
Workplace Culture
Any affiliation you have with a professional peer, supervisor…
status, intimacy, choice
Benefits: work more enjoyable attain more skills with the hel…
each workplace posses a distinctive set of beliefs regarding…
Workplace Relationship
Any affiliation you have with a professional peer, supervisor…
Three Dimensions of Workplace Relation…
status, intimacy, choice
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Comm 100 CH 7
Interpersonal Relationships
Interpersonal Communication
Relational network
Family
the interconnections between two individuals; is influenced b…
the exchange of verbal and nonverbal messages between people…
web of relationships that connects individuals to one another…
small social group bound by ties of blood, civil contract (ma…
Interpersonal Relationships
the interconnections between two individuals; is influenced b…
Interpersonal Communication
the exchange of verbal and nonverbal messages between people…
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Ch 7 - Relationships
interpersonal communication
types of interpersonal relationships (4)
family
friendship
exchange of verbal and nonverbal messages between two people…
family, friendship, romantic, online
small social group bound by ties of blood, civil contract, an…
close and caring relationship between two people; perceived a…
interpersonal communication
exchange of verbal and nonverbal messages between two people…
types of interpersonal relationships (4)
family, friendship, romantic, online
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CMN 10Y Midterm
Pyramid of Communication
Transmission model (Laswell)
Transmission model (Shannon and Weaver)
Berlo's SMCR Model
(bottom to top) interpersonal, interpersonal, group, institut…
linear process, sender and receiver... who-what-channel-whom-eff…
noise can disrupt ... sender-message-channel-receiver-effect
Sender (Message)-Channel-Receiver ... added later: feedback loop
Pyramid of Communication
(bottom to top) interpersonal, interpersonal, group, institut…
Transmission model (Laswell)
linear process, sender and receiver... who-what-channel-whom-eff…
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Speech 12/7
Need to belong
Social relationships bring rewards
Attraction theory
Predicted outcome value theory
Each of us is born with a drive to seek, form, maintain, and…
1.) Emotional: a. emotional support and encouragment... b. happi…
The process of forming most relationships... 1. interpersonal at…
Predicting that we form relationships when we think the benef…
Need to belong
Each of us is born with a drive to seek, form, maintain, and…
Social relationships bring rewards
1.) Emotional: a. emotional support and encouragment... b. happi…
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COMM 100 Final ch 8
communication climate
investments
how to have a satisfactory romantic re…
commitment
the overall feeling or emotional mood between people that is…
what we put into a relationship that we cannot retrieve if th…
invest an equal amount of time into each other
a decision to remain in a relationship with the intention to…
communication climate
the overall feeling or emotional mood between people that is…
investments
what we put into a relationship that we cannot retrieve if th…
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Relational Dialectics Theory
What does the Relational Dialectics Th…
What are the assumptions of the Relati…
Internal dialects
External dialects
-Maintains that relational life is characterized by ongoing t…
(1.) relationships are not linear... (2.) relational life is cha…
ongoing tensions played out WITHIN a relationship
ongoing tensions between a couple and their community
What does the Relational Dialectics Th…
-Maintains that relational life is characterized by ongoing t…
What are the assumptions of the Relati…
(1.) relationships are not linear... (2.) relational life is cha…
SPH106 Ch 7
Interpersonal relationship
inclusion
FIRO theory
Three dimensions used to explain human…
a meaningful connection, such as friendships, between two per…
the need for social contact
Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation... -offers insig…
Inclusion... Control... Affection
Interpersonal relationship
a meaningful connection, such as friendships, between two per…
inclusion
the need for social contact
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Interpersonal Communication Class Notes for final
Attraction Theory
5 Love languages
Social Exchange Theory
2 ways to evaluate our profit margins
We are more likely to develop relationships with others along…
-Giving and receiving gifts... -Spending quality time... -Words of…
We develop relationships that will enable us to maximize prof…
-Comparison levels- comparing what I get with what I think I…
Attraction Theory
We are more likely to develop relationships with others along…
5 Love languages
-Giving and receiving gifts... -Spending quality time... -Words of…
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COMM1500 Final Exam
liking
loving
passionate love
companionate love
feeling of affection and respect that we typically have for f…
deeper and intense emotional experience that consists of inti…
state of intense emotional and physical longing for union wit…
intense form of liking defined by emotional investment and de…
liking
feeling of affection and respect that we typically have for f…
loving
deeper and intense emotional experience that consists of inti…
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com 110 chapter 8
social exchange theory
what are the 10 stages of the Mark Kna…
what stages are coming together?
what stages are in relational maintena…
relationships that give us rewards greater than or equal to t…
initiating ... experimenting... intensifying... integrating... bonding... di…
initiating... experimenting... intensifying
integrating... bonding... differentiating... circumscribing
social exchange theory
relationships that give us rewards greater than or equal to t…
what are the 10 stages of the Mark Kna…
initiating ... experimenting... intensifying... integrating... bonding... di…
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COMM Theory: Relational Dialectics Theory
Relational Dialectics Theory
Leslie Baxter and Barbara Montgomery
Assumptions
Monologic Approach
Theory that pictures relationships as a constant process in m…
Tow researchers that developed RDT with influence from the Ru…
1. Relationships are not linear.... 2. Relational life is charac…
An approach to framing contradiction as either/or.
Relational Dialectics Theory
Theory that pictures relationships as a constant process in m…
Leslie Baxter and Barbara Montgomery
Tow researchers that developed RDT with influence from the Ru…
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Interpersonal Communication Chp. 8-10
Elements of interpersonal conflict
Expressed struggle is
Interdependence is
Incompatible goals conflict happens when
- Expressed Struggle ... - Interdependence ... - Incompatible goals…
expression of displeasure with a remark or a nonverbal action…
when people are dependent on each other; ones person action a…
both want but neither gets
Elements of interpersonal conflict
- Expressed Struggle ... - Interdependence ... - Incompatible goals…
Expressed struggle is
expression of displeasure with a remark or a nonverbal action…
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Com 10Y lecture 20 Interpersonal Communication
There is a continuum: taxi drivers to…
T or F: once message is sent, it canno…
6 stages of contact and involvement
Social Penetration Theory:
TRUE
TRUE
1. contact-perceptual, interactional (1st impression)... 2. invo…
gradual, layers of personal depth. Like an onion
There is a continuum: taxi drivers to…
TRUE
T or F: once message is sent, it canno…
TRUE
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11/7
Need to Belong...
Rewarding
Emotional
Material-Food, Shelter, Transportation
Need to belong theory: We are all born with the need to seek…
...
*Emotional support/encouragement (comfort and empathy)... *Provi…
*Share resources... *Who do you ask when you need help with some…
Need to Belong...
Need to belong theory: We are all born with the need to seek…
Rewarding
...
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