The term “human relations” covers all types of interactions among people – their conflicts, cooperative efforts, and group relationships. It is the study of why our beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors sometimes cause relationship problems in our personal lives and in work-related situations. The study of human relations emphasized the analysis of human behavior, prevention strategies, resolution of behavior problems, and self-development.
Knowledge of human relations can help one manage human interactions and relationships. Human relations are incredibly important in the healthcare industry as they can help put clients and patients at ease, calm stressful situations, and resolve conflict.
For this discussion, conduct independent research to explore in more detail why human relations are important in the workplace. Use the insights you’ve gained to help you respond to the discussion prompts.
2. Initial Post: Create a new thread and answer all three parts of the initial prompt below
Introduce yourself to your instructor and classmates. Be sure to include the following:
- Based on your research, describe what human relations means.
- Describe one (1) new piece of information you learned about why human relations are important in the workplace.
- Explain how this knowledge can help you in your future career as an allied health professional.