This guide highlights problems of communication between men and women, who can interpret the same conversation completely differently, even when there is no apparent misunderstanding. It examines how the sexes can work through communication barriers and get to the heart of the matter.
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Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.
Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is a true cultural and intellectual phenomenon. This is the book that brought gender differences in ways of speaking to the forefront of public awareness. With a rare combination of scientific insight and delightful, humorous writing, Tannen shows why women and men can walk away from the same conversation with completely different impressions of what was said.
Studded with lively and entertaining examples of real conversations, this book gives you the tools to understand what went wrong -- and to find a common language in which to strengthen relationships at work and at home. A classic in the field of interpersonal relations, this book will change forever the way you approach conversations.About the Author:
Deborah Tannen's You Just Don't Understand, was on the New York Times bestseller list for nearly four years, including eight months at number one, and has been translated into twenty-six languages. A linguistics professor at Georgetown University in Washington, D. C., she is a frequent guest on such radio and television shows as The Oprah Winfrey Show, Today, Good Morning America, CNN's TalkBack Live, and NPR's All Things Considered. Her play An Act of Devotion is included in the Best American Short Plays 1993-1994.
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Descrizione libro Simon & Schuster Audio, 2001. Audio CD. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0743504798