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Unformatted text preview: d. File a complaint e. Don’t blame yourself ♦ Power Plays- patterns of behavior that are used repeatedly by one person to take unfair advantage of another person • Identifying-a. Can appear to be slight intrusions but can be repeated b. “nobody upstairs”- individual refuses to acknowledge your request c. “you owe me”- people do something for you and expect something in return d. “yougottobekidding”- a person attacks another by putting down another’s ideas • Responding-a. Express your feelings b. Describe the behavior to which you object c. State a cooperative response you both can live with comfortably References Devito, Joseph. (2010). The Interpersonal Communication Book. Boston, MA: Pearson Learning Solutions...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Chaaban during the Fall '07 term at George Mason.
- Fall '07