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William Schultz, Ph.D.

For SP2750 Group Theory

Carolyn Whitehurst

on 23 January 2013

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Transcript of William Schultz, Ph.D.

FIRO & Element B William Schutz Ph. D. William Schutz
Dec. 19, 1925 - Nov, 9 2002 -known as an American psychologist
-1950 received his Ph.D. from UCLA in .
-1958 wrote his first book FIRO: A Three-Dimensional Theory of Interpersonal Behavior
-1950,s taught and did research at Harvard, the University of Chicago, and the University of California, Berkeley.
-1967 wrote book Joy Expanding human Awareness History of the Theory -1950 – 1953 Korean war
-1952 Navy, was given the task of who would work well together.
-1982 Enhanced FRIO-B
Since Dr. Schultz had left no guidelines of his own and left the interpretation up to others by default. he wanted to correct this.
- 1980 corporations got wind of these "Human Elements" and wanted to learn how they could incorporate these into their corporate practices. Theory "The purpose of this work is to contribute to the development of more self-aware, open organizations and individuals with greater self-esteem. It is our desire that advancements in understanding the human element will at least match our advancements in technology. As we realize the tremendous power of truth, recognize our awesome capacity to determine our own lives, and overcome our fear of looking openly and honestly at ourselves, we can attain limitless heights or productivity and personal fulfillment in our organizations, our relationships, and ourselves."
-Will Schutz, PH. D FIRO®* (Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation) A comprehensive and widely-used theory of interpersonal relations

Introduced in 1958
3 levels of human interaction:
self concept
instruments include
Element B Element B Main instrument used for FIRO
purpose - provide info for expanding self-awareness
become more effective leaders and managers
assist in executive coaching
facilitate the development of high performing teams
build collaborative skills and resolve conflict
improve customer service
improve personal and interpersonal effectiveness
Derived from the revised FIRO's theory is based on the original form of the theory. Awareness form an integrated series of instruments designed to measure.
various aspects of human functioning and human relationships.
they include:
Organizational. Relevance So group dynamics can incorporate the various aspects of human functioning and human relationships. Reference FIRO Theory (2010). Retrieved from the Human Element: http://thehumanelement.com/index.phlp/firo-theory
The Schutz Company. (2010). Element-B. Retrieved from the Human Element: http://thehumanelement.com/index-php/element-b/
The Schutz Company. (2010). History. Retrieved from the Human Element: http://thehumanelement.com/index.php/historympany. (2010).
The Schutz Company. (2010). PDF-Element-B: Behavior. Retrieved from PDF-The Human Element: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/10057747/The/website-pdfs/Evolution%20FIRO%20B%20to%20Element%20B.pdf
The Schutz Company. (2010). Will Schutz,PH.D. Retrieved 01 10,2013, from the Human Element: http://thehumanelement.com/index.php/will-schutz William Schutz
Dec. 19, 1925 - Nov, 9 2002 -1970's wrote several books
-1980's Created the Human Element later changed to Elements of Awareness tested with Major corporations such as Kodak, Matel, and the U.S. Army.
-2000 went international
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