Applied Social Intelligence
by Stephen J. Sampson, Ph.D., and Cindy Elrod
Skills for Maintaining Strong Working and Personal Relationships
What’s the most important skill in becoming adept at managing other people? A proficiency that is fast-becoming an essential in today’s work world: Social intelligence. Now, with this fascinating book, you can master the skills and intelligence you need to establish the strong interpersonal relationships essential to success in the workplace and at home.
This book is intended to provide a complete training regimen on social intelligence skills useful to both instructors and learners. Instructors can lead a course on the three primary skill sets that describe the practice of applying social intelligence. Learners can use the book as self study or to complete the exercises that assist in learning and practicing new skills.
Each learning module begins with a brief lecture, reading and written exercises. An extensive collection of exercises and answer sheets in the appendix will help you practice and apply what you’ve learned.
About the Training and Manual
Sampson’s Applied Social Intelligence training uses the Applied Social Intelligence Participant Manual and the book Applied Social Intelligence by Stephen J. Sampson, Ph.D. The purpose of the manual is to operationalize (put into practice) many of the concepts discussed in the book.
About the Author
Dr. Steve Sampson has been teaching social intelligence, conflict resolution and interpersonal skills for over 40 years. He brings both academic knowledge and practical experience to his seminars. As a Licensed Psychologist, he is the former Chief of Psychology of Georgia Regional Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia (1993 to 1995). He is also a nationally recognized counseling psychologist who works with various law enforcement agencies conducting fitness for duty evaluations and post shooting debriefings since 1982. He has been a contract Psychologist with 25 Metropolitan Atlanta Law Enforcement Agencies since 1991.