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Unformatted text preview: Exam 2 March 31 st Bring pencil & ID Exam review: Tuesday, March 29 th 2011, 9PM, C&I Building Room 212 by Leon Communication and Relationships Havent I seen you somewhere before? Relationship Development When Harry met Sally Types of Relationships- dyadic (2 people)/triadic (3 people)- task (co-workers)/social (friends) o task- main focus is getting the job done o social- main focus is hanging out together and having fun- short/long term- casual/intimate o casual relationship btwn general friends; o intimate relationship btwn BEST friends; able sharing more personal moments- romantic o engagement, children, etc. might be involved after romantic relationship is involved o able to learn more about the other and the more you learn the more you grow to love- family o this relationship serves as the model of your other future relationships because this is your first relationship with another person o no memory of how they started Stage model stages of relationship development initiation- most important stage is creating immediate judgement- based on stereotypes- happens in the first couple of seconds or minutes of meeting- example of professional relationship: starts with a job interview or job application o hand shake or meeting with the person exploration- exploring possibilities- all about small talk (important)- thinking about if you want to start a relationship with them- rituals intensification- whether or not you want to go on- getting used to each other- developing shared rules and/or rituals (making the relationship exclusive)- understandings of each other- developing slang or pet names for each others- professional lifestyle: initial testing period (month or 3 months) if it is a suitable job for you formalization - romantic:- making it real or official (means making it public)- fix the rituals to apply to the rest of your life- professional lifestyle: just stay on the job o get the contract o possibly work harder (depends on the person) redefinition- professional context: asking for a raise after 1 or 2 years o might have positive or negative consequences...
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