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Making Friends

Em Griffin

Making Friends

Em Griffin

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They lift our spirits, listen to our complaints, keep us honest, stick with us when times are tough and make even mundane tasks enjoyable. No wonder we want to make friends. No wonder we want to make them count. Griffin shows us what goes into the art of friendship-making.

- Publisher Recipient of a 1987Campus LifeEditor's Choice Award!A 1987 Religious Speech Communication Association Book of the Year!Exploring the art of friendship, Em Griffin discusses what attracts one person to another, how self-concept affects relationships, how people form first impressions and what ingredients make for lasting friendships.

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They lift our spirits, listen to our complaints, keep us honest, stick with us when times are tough and make even mundane tasks enjoyable. No wonder we want to make friends. No wonder we want to make them count. Griffin shows us what goes into the art of friendship-making.
- Publisher

Recipient of a 1987Campus LifeEditor's Choice Award!A 1987 Religious Speech Communication Association Book of the Year!Exploring the art of friendship, Em Griffin discusses what attracts one person to another, how self-concept affects relationships, how people form first impressions and what ingredients make for lasting friendships.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Em Griffin

Em Griffin is Professor of Communication at Wheaton College in Illinois, where he has taught for the past twenty-six years and has been chosen Teacher of the Year. He received his bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Michigan, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Communication from Northwestern University. His research interest centers on the development of close friendships. Professor Griffin is the author of three applied communication books: The Mind Changers analyzes practical techniques of persuasion; Getting Together offers research-based suggestions for effective group leaC

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction
  • 1. The Rules Of The Game
  • understanding Me
  • 2. Self-concept
  • 3. Motivation
  • understanding Thee
  • 4. Perception
  • 5. Listening To Language
  • 6. Nonverbal Communication
  • 7. Interpersonal Attraction
  • understanding We
  • 8. Trust And Transparency
  • 9. Accountability And Forgiveness
  • 10. The Friendship Mandate
  • Notes
  • Further Reading

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 45280
  • Product Code 087784996X
  • EAN 9780877849964
  • Pages 223
  • Department General Books
  • Category Christian Living
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Jun 1987
  • Sales Rank #26775
  • Dimensions 209 x 140 x 17 mm
  • Weight 0.295kg

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