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Author Kaner, Sam.

Title Facilitator's guide to participatory decision-making / Sam Kaner with Lenny Lind ... [et al.] ; foreword by Michael Doyle.

Imprint San Francisco : John Wiley & Sons/Jossey-Bass, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  658.4036 K131f 2007    ---  Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xx, 341 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Jossey-Bass business & management series
Jossey-Bass business & management series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-318) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Grounding principles. The dynamics of group decision-making -- Participatory values -- Introduction to the role of facilitator.
Pt. 2. Facilitator fundamentals. Facilitative listening skills -- ChartWriting technique -- Facilitating open discussion -- Alternatives to open discussion -- Brainstorming -- Tools for managing long lists -- Dealing with difficult dynamics -- Effective agendas : desired outcomes ; process design.
Pt. 3. Building sustainable agreements. Principles for building sustainable agreements -- Gathering diverse points of view -- Building a shared framework of understanding -- Developing inclusive solutions.
Pt. 4. Reaching closure. Importance of clear decision rules -- Striving for unanimity -- Reaching closure step by step -- Facilitating sustainable agreements.
Subject Group decision making -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Consensus (Social sciences) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Management -- Employee participation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Consensus (Social sciences) (OCoLC)fst00875469
Group decision making. (OCoLC)fst00948375
Management -- Employee participation. (OCoLC)fst01007168
Genre/Form Handbooks, manuals, etc. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Added Author Lind, Lenny.
ISBN 9780787982669 (cloth)
0787982660 (cloth)

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