- SENSITIVITY TRAINING: SHOULD WE USE IT? Mann, Edward K. // Training & Development Journal;Mar1970, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p44
Discusses the benefits of sensitivity training to management development. Effectiveness of sensitivity training; Psychological and biochemical nature of learning process; Effects of stress.
- MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT: THE NEED FOR AN ECLECTIC APPROACH. Cone, William F. // Training & Development Journal;Sep70, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p26
Part I. Discusses the need for an eclectic approach in management development. Limitations and risks of the behavioral schools for developing managers; Benefits of sensitivity and T-Group training.
- M-SCALE: ENCOUNTER WITH REALITY. Morrison, James H. // Training & Development Journal;Oct69, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p20
Focuses on an approach to sensitization training of supervisors and managers who supervise minority group employees in the U.S. Inventory of attitudes; Physical encounter.
- (In)sensitivity Training? Poe, Randall; Courter, Carol Lee // Across the Board;May2000, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p5
Discusses the trend in sensitivity training, a corporate business that trains managers and employees to understand and respect ethnic and racial diversity. Problems associated with the business.
- STUDIES IN MANAGEMENT TRAINING EVALUATION: II. THE EFFECTS OF EXPOSURES TO ROLE PLAYING. Lawshe, C. H.; Bolda, Robert A.; Brune, R. L. // Journal of Applied Psychology;Oct59, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p287
The article discusses several studies on the use of role playing as a tool in management human relations training. Analyses of variance were applied to the Sensitivity and Employee-orientation scale scores obtained in the first study. In another study, unweighted means analyses of variance were...
- Executive Development Through Consciousness-Raising Experiences. Mirvis, Philip // Academy of Management Learning & Education;Jun2008, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p173
I describe the design and use of various "consciousness-raising" experiences in several corporate development programs and report my firsthand observations and reflections from executives who participated in these programs. The beginning makes the case for consciousness raising for business...
- Personal Growth and Sensitivity Training as Fashions in Management and Management Research. Andersson, Thomas // International Studies of Management & Organization;Summer2008, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p71
Management fashion is often described as moving in cycles, but the role of research in these waves is rather unclear. This study compares two management fashions: sensitivity training and personal growth. Sensitivity training is described as the first wave in the 1960s-1970s and personal growth...
- Depth Analysis of Organizational Life. BLANSFIELD, MICHAEL G. // California Management Review;Winter62, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p29
Sensitivity or laboratory training is far from a new technique, but it has recently attracted renewed attention, mainly as a tool for encouraging individual development. In this case history, a firm employed sensitivity training principally to achieve organizational development, with...
- Management Perspective: Sensitivity Training: The Current State of the Question. Paine, Frank T. // Academy of Management Journal;Sep65, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p228
For years, it has been suggested that increases in interpersonal competence significantly improve organizational performance. Ideally, each member achieves a high degree of self-acceptance. Each is able to create conditions such that acceptance of self and others increases. This tends to lower...