Helping



In This Seminal Book On Helping, Corporate Culture And Organizational Development Guru Ed Schein Analyzes The Dynamics Of Helping Relationships, Explains Why Help Is Often Not Helpful, And Shows What Any Would Be Helper Must Do To Insure That Help Is Actually Provided.Many Words Are Used For Helping Assisting, Aiding, Advising, Coaching, Consulting, Counseling, Supporting, Teaching, And Many But They All Have Common Dynamics And Processes Schein Exposes And Shows How To Resolve The Inequities And Role Ambiguities Of Helping Relationships, Describes The Different Roles That Helpers Can Take Once The Relationship Is Balanced, And Explains How To Build A Balanced Relationship And How To Intervene As That Relationship Develops In This Short But Profound Book Schein Examines The Social Dynamics That Are At Play In Helping Relationships In Order To Better Understand Why Offers Of Help Are Sometimes Refused Or Resented, And How To Make Help Helpful.Helping

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  • Hardcover
  • 167 pages
  • Helping
  • Edgar H. Schein
  • English
  • 22 May 2017
  • 157675863X

10 thoughts on “Helping

  1. says:

    Whether it be taking long term care of the elderly, team building, mentoring it even just helping a spouse pick the right evening dress, this book is absolutely enlightening and essential to providing help that is wanted and dignifying Schein very clearly defines and frames helping as an essential social process and duly dissects this process and the agents involved to knife point precision in an extremely concise manner The advice dispensed throughout the books aren t always in the form of me Whether it be taking long term care of the elderly, team building, mentoring it even just helping a spouse pick the right evening dress, this book is absolutely enlightening and essential to providing help that is wanted and dignifying Schein very clearly defines and frames helping as an essential social process and duly dissects this process and the agents involved to knife point precision in an extremely concise manner The advice dispensed througho...

  2. says:

    UTTERLY CRUCIAL READ I m a therapist and an educator Reading this book was brutal in the sense that it made me painfully aware of my weaknesses as a helping professional It was wonderful for the same reason It provides a trains theoretical framework of understanding the dynamics of the helping relationship at the process level I will be aeffective helper after reading the book and practicing the simple techniques it recommends I didn t give it 5 stars however, due to the discursivene UTTERLY CRUCIAL READ I m a therapist and an educator Reading this book was brutal in the sense that it made me painfully aware of my weaknesses as a helping professional It was wonderful for the same reason It provides a trains theoretical frame...

  3. says:

    I recently read Helping How to Offer, Give, and Receive Help by Edgar Schein actually I listened to it on Audible and then read it again on kindle to better process digest I can highly recommend it if you are interested in ways to become ahelpful consultant, manager, person one who is able to actually help people organizations rather than just dispense advice suggestions I m not doing a full review of the book here but there are a couple of points I found very interesting in the rel I recently read Helping How to Offer, Give, and Receive Help by Edgar Schein actually I listened to it on Audible and then read it again on kindle to better process digest I can highly recommend it if you are interested in ways to become ahelpful consultant, manager, person one who is able to actually help people organizations rather than just dispense advice suggestions I m not doing a full review of the book here but there are a couple of points I found very interesting in the relation between the Helping approach and the Kanban Method, which I wanted to put out there The key theme in the book is that in order to provide helpful help you need to be build the helping relationship not jumping to the expert doctor role of dispensing advise diagnosing but first listening, understanding, working through what Schein calls Humble Inquiry which starts with Pure inquiry understanding what is happening without trying to influence the client in...

  4. says:

    Anyone in the helping professions should read this book, that includes doctors, lawyer, consultants, teachers, therapists, etc also those who are on teams or have to work with other and anyone who has a relationship with another person should read this That means you The book begins with an outline of the helping relationship and the one up or one down dynamic He then talks about the three helping roles expert, doctor, and process help An expert has special knowledge or skill that the cli Anyone in the helping professions should read this book, that includes doctors, lawyer, consultants, teachers, therapists, etc also those who are on teams or have to work with other and anyone who has a relationship with another person should read this That means you The book begins with an outline of the helping relationship and the one up or one down dynamic He then talks about the three helping roles expert, doctor, and process help An expert has special knowledge or skill that the client doesn t have, the doctor diagnoses and prescribes, the process help assists the client with navigating the problem in need of help Helping should begin with the helper in the process role Mr Schein then gets to the key to good helping, humble inquiry He has an excellent book called Humble Inquiry that providesdetail, but here...

  5. says:

    Eye opening book about the difficulties in helping or receiving help and in particular the social dysfunctions that can create a less than, ahem, helpful situation Made me think differently about my approach for helping and in particular, not jumping to a solution too qui...

  6. says:

    This is a book of one person s observations, granted, that person is an educated expert but it s still just a person Maybe that s why the field of psychology and sociology is so fuzzy One could argue that Freud was just one person, but then one could also argue how wrong he was on so many different things If you read thirty similar books on the same topic, all by different people, then you d probably have a vast treasure trove of knowledge in your head, but I m skeptical of saying I ve lear This is a book of one person s observations, granted, that person is an educated expert but it s still just a person Maybe that s why the field of psychology and sociology is so fuzzy One could argue that Freud was just one person, but then one could also argue how wrong he was on so many different things If you read thirty similar books on the same topic, all by different people, then you d probably have a vast treasure trove of knowledge in your head, but I m skeptical of saying I ve learned something from the meanderings of just one person, especially when that person goes on and on against being in the type of helping roles that a lecturer leader would place themselves in, in favor of one rooted in questions and inquiry, then writes a lecturing kind of book, rather than one full of self searching questions.If you can t...

  7. says:

    While I ve often though that business books on teamwork and organization provided information that was useful for personal life, and that some books on family life provided insight into business relationships, the book explicitly covers both dimensions Helping is universal, and while business related helping has some differences, there isin common than not This book sill sit on my shelf next to The Secrets of Consulting, and Management 3.0 Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Lead While I ve often though that business books on teamwork and organization provided information that was useful ...

  8. says:

    Reading the book, I learned, for example, that there are many forms of help and many words for helping Some examples Advising, care giving, catalyzing, coaching, consulting, explaining, facilitating, giving, guiding, handing, improving, recommending, showing, steering, supplying, teaching I also learned that the helper can choose to be 1 an expert resource who provides informati...

  9. says:

    Help in the broadest sense is, in fact, one of the most important currencies that flow between members of society because help is one of the main ways of expressing love and other caring emotions that humans express Check out your own emotions and intentions before offering, giving, or receiving help Remember that the person requesting your help may feel uncomfortable, so make sure to ask what the client really wants and how you can best help The point is that no matter what you do or d Help in the broadest sense is, in fact, one of the most important currencies that flow between members of society because help is one of the main ways of expressing love and other caring emotions that humans express Check out your own emotions and intentions before offering, giving, or receiving help Remember that the person requesting your help may feel uncomfortable, so make sure to ask what the client really wants and how you can best help The point is that no matter what you do or don t do, you are sending signals you are intervening in the situation and therefore need to be mindful of that reality Unless you are invisible you cannot help but communicate, so your choice of communication should be based on what kind of intervention you intend When you are giving feedback, try to be descriptive and minimize judgment In building the helping relationship, encouragement via positive reinforcement certainly seems appropriate But if it is not sensitively handled, ...

  10. says:

    Depressing at first.Do you fully understand the situation Have you accessed your ignorance Is your relationship with the client strong enough for you to give advice Does the consultant understand the situation and process abstractly and socially Will the consultant accept confrontation If you answered no to any of these questions, go back to the first question.Bringing in a consultant affects the social situation, and can turn into a confrontation between the consultant and the party being consu Depressing at first.Do you fully understand the situation Have you accessed your ignorance Is your relationship with the client strong enough for you to give advice Does the consultant understand the situation and process abstractly and socially Will the consultant accept confrontation If you answered no to any of these questions, go back to the first question.Bringing in a cons...

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