A Comparison of Self-Concept Changes Between Management Training Workshops and T-Groups.
ROCHESTER UNIV N Y MANAGEMENT RESEARCH CENTER
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Changes in the self-perception of participants in two different types of training groups were investigated. A self-descriptive semantic differential for actual and preferred behavior was administered to participants in sensitivity training groups T-groups and management training workshops at the beginning and end of their training. Results indicated that participants in the T-groups showed a significant decrease in the discrepancy between their perceived actual and their preferred behavior over the course of their training. Participants in the managerial workshops did not manifest a similar significantly reduced discrepancy. In addition, the T-group particpants changed their perceived actual behavior toward greater similarity with their preferred behavior significantly more than the managerial workshop participants. Author
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