Outcomes of sensitivity training

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 do not learn or learn very little from a T group experience, others learn some things, and others learn a considerable amount and variety of things and because programs vary so much in terms of their nature and goals. Possible outcomes are as follows:

Self
=> Increased awareness of own feelings and reactions, and own impact on others.
=> Increased awareness of feelings and reactions of others, and their impact on self.
=> Increased awareness of dynamics of group action.
=> Changed attitudes toward self, others, and groups; i.e., more respect for, tolerance for, and faith in self, others, and groups.
=> Increased interpersonal competence; i.e., skill in handling interpersonal and group relationships toward more productive and
=> satisfying relationships.

Role
=> Increased awareness of own organizational role, organizational dynamics, dynamics of larger social systems, and dynamics of the change process in self, small groups, and organizations.
=> Changed attitudes toward own role, role of others, and organizational relationships, i.e., more respect for and willingness to deal with others with whom one
=> Is interdependent, greater willingness to achieve collaborative relationships with others based on mutual trust.
=> Increased interpersonal competence in handling organizational role relationships with superiors, peers, and subordinates.

Organization
=> Increased awareness of, changed attitudes toward, and increased interpersonal competence about organizational problems of interdependent groups or units.
=> Organizational improvement through the training of relationships or groups rather than isolated individuals.

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