Interpersonal & Group Psychology

The New Johari Window I: Introduction to the Interpersonal Dance

The New Johari Window I: Introduction to the Interpersonal Dance

Why are some people interpersonally smart? Why do other people seem to be interpersonally challenged, if not downright stupid? Even more fundamentally, why are each of us sometimes geniuses and sometimes idiots in our interactions with people about whom we care deeply?

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The New Johari Window #29: Quadrant Three: The Three Schools of Thought

The New Johari Window #29: Quadrant Three: The Three Schools of Thought

The key features regarding these three perspectives concern the process of disclosure: what are its benefits and drawbacks and how does it become engaged.

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The New Johari Window #28: Quadrant Three: Interpersonal Needs

The New Johari Window #28: Quadrant Three: Interpersonal Needs

The dynamics of Quad 3 is the opposite of Quad 2 with regard to the fulfillment of interpersonal needs. A’s task in Quad 3 is to actively express her needs to B (and other people) so that B (and others) might respond in a manner that meets A’s needs.

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The New Johari Window #27: Quadrant Three: The Locus of Control

The New Johari Window #27: Quadrant Three: The Locus of Control

There is a strong bias toward internal locus of control when it comes to Q3.

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The New Johari Window #26: Quadrant Three: Alternative Johari Models

The New Johari Window #26: Quadrant Three: Alternative Johari Models

As I did in the previous chapters regarding quad one and quad two, I will briefly examine the interaction between Sheila and Kevin from two alternative perspectives.

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The New Johari Window #25. Quadrant Three: The Hidden/Protected Area

The New Johari Window #25. Quadrant Three: The Hidden/Protected Area

The third quadrant is all about privacy and disclosure. This is the hidden dimension of interpersonal relationships.

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The New Johari Window #24. Quadrant Two: Three Schools of Thought

The New Johari Window #24. Quadrant Two: Three Schools of Thought

As in the case of Quad One, some rich insights regarding Quad Two can be derived from consideration of the differing perspectives on this quadrant that are offered by the American, British and Continental schools.

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The New Johari Window #23: Quadrant Two: Interpersonal Needs

The New Johari Window #23: Quadrant Two: Interpersonal Needs

Our analysis of Quad Two is concerned with what other people observe in our behavior that leads them to assume (rightly or wrongly) that we have certain needs.

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The New Johari Window #22: Quadrant Two: The Locus of Control

The New Johari Window #22: Quadrant Two: The Locus of Control

Why don’t we find out more about ourselves from other people? We don’t find out in part because we don’t want to know (Q2-I) (internal locus of control).

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The New Johari Window #21: Quadrant Two: Original and New Johari Window

The New Johari Window #21: Quadrant Two: Original and New Johari Window

Joe Luft is particularly insightful about three Quad Two issues: (1) consensual reliability, (2) interacting alone and (3) forced exposure.

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