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Collaborative Leadership in Action: A Field Guide for Creating Meetings That Make a Difference

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he heart of the book is a collection of collaborative meeting designs to help you work through the myriad of details involved in organizing meetings that achieve your desired outcome. Each collaborative meeting design is graphically illustrated and includes level of difficulty, time required, materials and space needs, number of participants and specific facilitation instructions

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Overview

he heart of the book is a collection of collaborative meeting designs to help you work through the myriad of details involved in organizing meetings that achieve your desired outcome. Each collaborative meeting design is graphically illustrated and includes level of difficulty, time required, materials and space needs, number of participants and specific facilitation instructions

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599962528
  • Publisher: Human Resource Development Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/2011
  • Pages: 271
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Design Index v

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 A Walk Around Your Brain 11

Chapter 2 Data Gathering 23

Carousel Design 25

Cascading Agreement 31

Interview Design 39

Customer/Stakeholder Feedback 51

Chapter 3 Problem Solving 59

Trauma Clinic 61

Engaged Problem Solving 69

The Pre-Mortem 75

Solutions Matrix 83

Metaphorical Problem Solving 89

Chapter 4 Sense Making 95

Affinity Diagram 97

Collaborative Teaching Design 103

The Future Timeline 109

Open Space 115

Panel Discussion 125

Systems Perspective 133

Chapter 5 Team Effectiveness 145

The Team "Talent Audit" 147

Team Ground Rules 153

Team Transition Design 157

Creating Group Connections 165

New Leader Assimilation 173

Team Effectiveness Check-In Discussion 179

Chapter 6 Toolbox 183

Brainstorming 185

Las Vegas Voting 191

Mind Mapping 193

Constructive Feedback 199

Nominal Group Technique 203

Parking Lot 209

Self-Managed Groups 211

Self-Managed Roles Description Handout 215

The Meeting Evaluation 217

Appendix 219

Why Meetings Don't Work 221

Some Thoughts about Facilitation 225

The Highly Effective Meeting ProfileĀ© 235

27 Ways to Improve Your Meetings 253

References and Resources 269

About the Authors 271

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