Interpersonal Skills

April 2016
Interpersonal Skills - Competency Center;Apr2016, p1
Good relationships are at the core of most effective businesses. Strong interpersonal skills are what are necessary for employees at all levels of an organization to build those relationships. Interpersonal skills can be defined using the PEOPLE acronym (Domeyer, 2000):


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