Effective Meetings: Improving Group Decision-Making

Effective Meetings: Improving Group Decision-Making

by John E. Tropman, Bronwyn Mills
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803915209

ISBN-13: 9780803915206

Pub. Date: 11/01/1980

Publisher: SAGE Publications

"(This book) deals with a topic whose importance is evident to anyone familiar with the human service field, where innumerable hours are inevitably spent in meetings. This book's basic premise is that group decsion making is valuable and essential in our modern society because it brings together individuals with a variety of different expertise, values and

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"(This book) deals with a topic whose importance is evident to anyone familiar with the human service field, where innumerable hours are inevitably spent in meetings. This book's basic premise is that group decsion making is valuable and essential in our modern society because it brings together individuals with a variety of different expertise, values and experiences in order to solve complex problems.... Tropman presents specific procedures to help participants improve decision making by utilizing the contribution of all group members appropriately, and he offers some explicit guidelines and techniques for this purpose. "

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803915206
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/01/1980
Series:
SAGE Human Services Guides Series, #17
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
111
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

The Modern Board or Committee
Tools for Effective Decision Making
Becoming a Committee Member or Chair
The Staffer and the Executive
The Agenda
Trouble-Shooting
The Advisory Committee
Developing a Perspective

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