Effective Meetings: Improving Group Decision Making / Edition 2

Effective Meetings: Improving Group Decision Making / Edition 2

by John E. Tropman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761900217

ISBN-13: 9780761900214

Pub. Date: 11/15/1995

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The purpose of this book is to improve the decision-making process in social work groups. Illustrating the volume with various meeting models - including advisory groups, intergroup and intercultural meetings - John E Tropman examines a number of critical issues facing social workers including family and community violence, health care and homelessness. New to this

Overview

The purpose of this book is to improve the decision-making process in social work groups. Illustrating the volume with various meeting models - including advisory groups, intergroup and intercultural meetings - John E Tropman examines a number of critical issues facing social workers including family and community violence, health care and homelessness. New to this Second Edition is a discussion of the relationship between meetings and missions, goals, and external and internal forces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761900214
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/15/1995
Series:
SAGE Human Services Guides Series, #17
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
149
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Modern Decision Group
PART ONE: RULES FOR EFFECTIVE GROUP DECISION MAKING
Recruitment of Participants
Preparations for Effective Decision Making
Templates for Action
The Agenda, the Minutes, and Reports
Achieving an Effective Meeting
Mechanics of Decision Group Process
PART TWO: POSITIONS AND ROLES FOR EFFECTIVE GROUP DECISION MAKING
The Chair
The Member
The Staffer
The Executive
Roles in Meetings
PART THREE: DIFFERENT KINDS OF DECISION GROUPS
The Board
The Advisory Group
The Staff Group
PART FOUR: SPECIAL TOPICS
Evaluation and Accountability
Developing a Perspective

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