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The practice of facilitation [electronic resource] : managing group process and solving problems / Harry Webne-Behrman.

By: Webne-Behrman, Harry.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Quorum, 1998Description: 1 online resource (xii, 215 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780313368073 (electronic bk.); 0313368074 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Group problem solving | Group facilitation | Business | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Decision-Making & Problem Solving | Groepsdynamica | Sociale vaardigheden | ProbleemoplossingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Practice of facilitation.DDC classification: 658.4/036 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Figures; Preface; 1. Introduction: Definitions and Challenges; 2. Communication Skills; 3. The Facilitated Meeting Process; 4. Problem Solving in Facilitated Groups; 5. Facilitation and Conflict Resolution; 6. Facilitating Consensus; 7. Facilitating Team Development; 8. Stages of Group Development: Impacts Upon the Facilitator; 9. Facilitation and Its Philosophical Traditions: Personal Reflections; Appendix A: Situational Conflict Styles Assessment Exercise; Appendix B: Role Plays; Appendix C: Sample Set of Meeting Notes from the Facilitator; Glossary of Terms; Bibliography; Index;
Summary: A practical guide for those who facilitate group interactions within any public or private organization, this book gives specific strategies for conducting effective meetings, resolving conflicts within a group, and building consensus among group members and managing the work of groups over time. Webne-Behrman unique combination of practical advice and conceptual analysis. With examples from his extensive consulting experience and case studies from other sources, this book will be of value not only to experienced facilitators, mediators, and consultants, but also to executives and managers who.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-210) and index.

A practical guide for those who facilitate group interactions within any public or private organization, this book gives specific strategies for conducting effective meetings, resolving conflicts within a group, and building consensus among group members and managing the work of groups over time. Webne-Behrman unique combination of practical advice and conceptual analysis. With examples from his extensive consulting experience and case studies from other sources, this book will be of value not only to experienced facilitators, mediators, and consultants, but also to executives and managers who.

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Figures; Preface; 1. Introduction: Definitions and Challenges; 2. Communication Skills; 3. The Facilitated Meeting Process; 4. Problem Solving in Facilitated Groups; 5. Facilitation and Conflict Resolution; 6. Facilitating Consensus; 7. Facilitating Team Development; 8. Stages of Group Development: Impacts Upon the Facilitator; 9. Facilitation and Its Philosophical Traditions: Personal Reflections; Appendix A: Situational Conflict Styles Assessment Exercise; Appendix B: Role Plays; Appendix C: Sample Set of Meeting Notes from the Facilitator; Glossary of Terms; Bibliography; Index;

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