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The Facilitator's Fieldbook / Edition 3
     

The Facilitator's Fieldbook / Edition 3

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by Tom Justice
 

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ISBN-10: 0814420087

ISBN-13: 9780814420089

Pub. Date: 10/03/2012

Publisher: AMACOM

The Facilitator’s Fieldbook has long been the go-to resource for novice and experienced facilitators alike. The book gives managers, trainers, and group leaders in any industry the step-by-step procedures, checklists, guidelines, samples, and templates they need to make any group work like a well-oiled machine.

Overview

The Facilitator’s Fieldbook has long been the go-to resource for novice and experienced facilitators alike. The book gives managers, trainers, and group leaders in any industry the step-by-step procedures, checklists, guidelines, samples, and templates they need to make any group work like a well-oiled machine.

Comprehensive and practical, The Facilitator’s Fieldbook covers all the key areas including establishing ground rules; planning meetings and agendas; brain storming; resolving conflict; making decisions; and helping groups optimize their time. The completely revised third edition also provides new team-building exercises, as well as updated information on virtual meetings, mediation, strategic planning, and much more. Readers will find tips on maintaining the tone and flow of meetings, and guidelines for determining when to delegate projects to individuals rather than assembling a group.

Getting people to function together productively can be a challenge. With The Facilitator’s Fieldbook, readers have the tools and knowledge they need to rise to the occasion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814420089
Publisher:
AMACOM
Publication date:
10/03/2012
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
448,921
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

Contents and Organization

Changes to the Second Edition of The Facilitator’s Fieldbook

Acknowledgments

About the Authors

Introduction

The “Altogether” View of Facilitator Personal Qualities

Primer A: Understanding Adult Learning

Primer B: Understanding Group Dynamics and Decision Making

Primer C: Understanding Process Consultation

Primer D: The Manager as Facilitator

SECTION I—PHASE I: PREPARATION

Overview

Facilitator Resources

CONTRACTING FOR FACILITATION

ORGANIZING THE GROUP

SETTING GROUP NORMS

MEETING PLANNING

SECTION II—PHASE II: WORKING WITH THE GROUP

Overview

Facilitator Resources

GETTING STARTED RIGHT

GROUP MEMORY SYSTEMS

ANALYZING THE DATABASE

DECISION MODES

HANDLING CONFLICTS AND COMMON PROBLEMS WITH GROUPS

EVALUATION AND GROUP CLOSURE

SECTION III—PHASE III: IMPLEMENTATION

Overview

Facilitator Resources

MEETING RECORDS

PREPARING, PRESENTING, AND REVIEWING RECOMMENDATIONS

IMPLEMENTATION PLANNING

SECTION IV—SPECIAL MEETINGS

Overview

Facilitator Resources

PLANNING MEETINGS AND TOOLS

LARGE-GROUP PLANNING METHODS FOR ORGANIZATIONAL AND

COMMUNITY CHANGE

SECTION V—FACILITATING IN A VIRTUAL WORLD

Overview

Facilitator Resources

FACILITATING IN A VIRTUAL WORLD: TECHNOLOGICAL TOOLS AND APPLICATIONS

SECTION VI—USING THE FACILITATOR’S FIELDBOOK

AS A TRAINING TOOL

Overview

Facilitator Resources

TRAINER’S NOTES

Index

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