The Johari Window Handout - The Johari Window Summary: The...

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The Johari Window Summary: The Johari Window, named after its creators Joseph Luft and Harry Ingham in 1955, depicts aspects of interpersonal interaction in an easy to understand graphic. When working with others some may find it easy to interact without having to think about the steps they take; however failure of typical methods may lead us to examine our own behaviors—the Johari Window is used to illustrate relationships in terms of awareness. Below is a chart displaying the four areas of the Johari Window: - Quadrant 1 , the OPEN pane, contains things that I know about myself and about which the group knows. Characterized by free and open exchanges of information between myself and others, this behavior is public and available to everyone. - Quadrant 2 , the BLIND pane, contains information that I do not know about myself but of which the group may know. As I begin to participate in the group, I am not aware of the information I communicate to the group. The people in the group learn this information from my
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