Body language at work

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Body language at work

  1. 1. BODY LANGUAGE AT WORK – ADRIAN FURNHAM
  2. 2. ADRIAN FURNHAM • Adrian Furnham (born 1953) is a South African-born British organisational and applied psychologist, management expert and Professor of Psychology at University College London. • In addition to his academic roles, he is a consultant on organizational behaviour and management, writer and broadcaster.
  3. 3. ADRIAN FURNHAMS COLLECTION OF BOOKS
  4. 4. ABOUT THE BOOK  Body Language at work will transform our ability to critical gestures and tell-tale expressions (in ourselves as well as others).  Adrian Furnham dispels the exaggerated claims and common misconception Surrounding body talk to reveal the true significance of this fascinating yet powerful form of communication.
  5. 5. • Body language is a form of mental and physical ability of human nonverbal communication, which consists of body posture, gestures, facial expressions, and eye movements. • Humans send subconsciously. and interpret such signals almost entirely Body language is a misleading form of communication and it seems to fall into various areas: 1. SYMBOLISM (All body communication is symbolic expression) 2. POWER (Bodily communication is always more powerful) 3. CONTROLLABILITY (We can control all messages we send) 4. YOU CAN READ PEOPLE LIKE A BOOK
  6. 6. BODY SIGNALS EYE GAZE FACIAL EXPRESSIONS GESTURES ORIENTATION POSTURE TOUCH OTHER SIGNALS
  7. 7. COMMUNICATING ATTRIBUTES, EMOTIONS AND PERSONALITY • SHOWING EMOTIONS • INTUITION • YOUR PERSONALITY IS SHOWING • CULTURE AND BODILY COMMUNICATION
  8. 8. LYING: REVEALING AND CONCEALING INFORMATION • LEAKING OF TRUTH • DIFFERENT TYPES OF LIE • STUDYING THE KNOWN LIAR • CATCHING LIARS

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