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Sorry, sorry, sorry : the case for good apologies  Cover Image Book Book

Sorry, sorry, sorry : the case for good apologies / Marjorie Ingall and Susan McCarthy.

Summary:

It's a truth universally acknowledged that terrible apologies are the worst. We've all been on the receiving end, and oh, how they make us seethe. Horrible public apologies-excuse-laden, victim blame-y, weaselly statements-often go viral instantaneously, whether they're from a celebrity, a politician, or a blogger. We all recognize bad apologies when we hear them. So why is it so hard to apologize well? How can we do better? How could they do better? Marjorie Ingall and Susan McCarthy show us the way. Drawing on a deep well of research in psychology, sociology, law, and medicine, they explain why a good apology is hard to find and why it doesn't have to be. Alongside their six (and a half)-step formula for apologizing beautifully, Ingall and McCarthy also delve into how to respond to a bad apology; why corporations, celebrities, and governments seldom apologize well; how to teach children to apologize; how gender and race affect both apologies and forgiveness; and most of all, why good apologies are essential, powerful, and restorative. A good apology can do so many things-mend fences, heal wounds, and bring more harmony into ourselves and our society at large. With wit, deep introspection, and laugh-out-loud humor, Ingall and McCarthy's guidance will help make the world a better place, one apology at a time-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982163495
  • ISBN: 1982163496
  • Physical Description: 355 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Gallery Books hardcover edition January 2023.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Gallery Books, 2023.
Subject: Apologizing.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Consortium of Ohio Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Galion Library.

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Galion Library 158.2 INGA (Text) 35920505784494 Adult Non-Fiction Available -


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