Helping: How to Offer, Give, and Receive Help

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Edgar H. Schein

Narrated By: Alan Sklar

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: February 2009

Duration: 5 hours 41 minutes

Summary:

Improve your personal and professional relationships! In this seminal book on helping, corporate culture and organizational development guru Ed Schein analyzes the dynamics of helping relationships, explains why help is often not helpful, and shows what any would-be-helper must do to insure that help is actually provided. Many words are used for helping, but they all have common dynamics and processes. Schein shows how to resolve the inequities and role ambiguities of helping relationships, describes the different roles that helpers can take once the relationship is balanced, and explains how to build a balanced relationship and how to intervene as that relationship develops.

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