Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making / Edition 2

Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making / Edition 2

by Sam Kaner
     
 

And now this classic book is even better-much better. Completely revised and updated, the second edition is loaded with new tools and techniques. Two powerful new chapters on agenda design, A full section devoted to reaching closure, More than twice as many tools for handling difficult dynamics, 70 brand-new pages and over 100 pages significantly improved. See more details below

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And now this classic book is even better-much better. Completely revised and updated, the second edition is loaded with new tools and techniques. Two powerful new chapters on agenda design, A full section devoted to reaching closure, More than twice as many tools for handling difficult dynamics, 70 brand-new pages and over 100 pages significantly improved.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787982669
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/09/2007
Series:
The Jossey-Bass Business and Management Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.91(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Michael Doyle Introduction.

PART I: GROUNDING PRINCIPLES.

1. The Dynamics of Group Decision-Making.

2. Participatory Values.

3. Introduction to the Role of Facilitator.

PART II: FACILITATOR FUNDAMENTALS.

4. Facilitative Listening Skills.

5. ChartWriting Technique.

6. Facilitating Open Discussion.

7. Alternatives to Open Discussion.

8. Brainstorming.

9. Tools for Managing Long Lists.

10. Dealing with Difficult Dynamics.

11. Effective Agendas: Desired Outcomes.

12. Effective Agendas: Process Design.

PART III: BUILDING SUSTAINABLE AGREEMENTS.

13. Principles for Building Sustainable Agreements.

14. Gathering Diverse Points of View.

15. Building a Shared Framework of Understanding.

16. Developing Inclusive Solutions.

PART IV: REACHING CLOSURE.

17. Importance of Clear Decision Rules.

18. Striving for Unanimity.

19. Reaching Closure Step by Step.

20. Facilitating Sustainable Agreements.

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