What Is Sensitivity Training for Managers?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sensitivity training can help improve the relationships between managers and employees. In this lesson, you’ll learn about sensitivity training and its key concepts. You’ll ...

Sensitivity Training

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Training designed to make people more aware of group dynamics and their own behavior, interpersonal traits, and role within a group. Based on the work of Kurt Levin and Ronald Lippit, ...

Outcomes of sensitivity training

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The outcomes they depict (self, role, and organization) are only possibilities, and cannot be guaranteed for everyone attending a sensitivity training program. This is because some participants ...

Goals of Sensitivity Training

While the emphases, styles and specific goals of the multitude of sensitivity training programs vary, there does seem to be some consensus as to general goals. These include: 1. Increased understanding, insight, and self awareness about one’s ...

Procedure of Sensitivity Training

Sensitivity Training Program requires three steps: 1. Unfreezing the old values -It requires that the trainees become aware of the inadequacy of the old values. This can be done when the trainee faces dilemma in which his old values is not able to ...

Political Correctness and the response to sensitivity training

The development of sensitivity training has led many critics to claim that such training is not really designed to help people be more sensitive to other people’s ideas and feelings, but it is really crafted to change one’s attitudes, ...

HR Sensitivity Training

Human Resource personnel run sensitivity training programs so that company employees learn to value diversity, listen more effectively, balance co-worker’s need with organizational goals, handle conflict and respond to others with empathy. With ...

History of Sensitivity Training

The origins of sensitivity training can be traced as far back as 1914, when J.L. Moreno created “psychodrama,” a forerunner of the group encounter (and sensitivity-training) movement. This concept was expanded on later by Kurt Lewin, a ...

Overview of Sensitivity Training

Alexander Berzin Riga, Latvia, August 2011 Introduction I’ve been asked this weekend to speak about how we can work with our basic mental factors – in other words, to adjust the various variables that are involved with the way that we experience ...
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