In this illuminating and thoughtful text, Neil Pembroke shows how relationships form the heart of chaplaincy, nursing and social care practice. Developing ideas from Martin Buber and virtue theory he shows how authentic, compassionate self-communication forms the basis of relatedness in human services work.
Cover; Working Relationships: Spirituality in Human Service and Organisational Life; Contents; Introduction; Part I: Self-Communication in the Human Service Professions; Introduction to Part I; 1. Self-Communication; 2. Virtue and Practices; 3. Self-Communication as a Virtue in the Human Service Professions; 4. Charm in Human Service; PART II: Belonging and Trust in Organisational Life: A Covenantal Perspective; Introduction to Part II; 5. Belonging in the Workplace; 6. Trust in the Organisation; 7. Competition, Co-operation and Trust: From Business to the NHS; Conclusion; References
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 15th April 2004
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Edition Number: 1