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Author Brown, Juanita, 1944-

Title The World Café : shaping our futures through conversations that matter / Juanita Brown with David Isaacs and the World Café community.

Imprint San Francisco, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2005.

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 Axe Books 24x7 Business E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 242 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-235) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Annotation The World Cafe is a flexible, easy-to-use process for fostering collaborative dialogue, sharing mutual knowledge, and discovering new opportunities for action. Based on living systems thinking, this innovative approach creates dynamic networks of conversation that can catalyze an organization or community's own collective intelligence around its most important questions. Filled with stories of actual Cafe dialogues in business, education, government, and community organizations across the globe, this uniquely crafted book demonstrates how the World Cafe can be adapted to any setting or culture. Examples from such varied organizations as Hewlett-Packard, American Society for Quality, the nation of Singapore, the University of Texas, and many others, demonstrate the process in action. Along with its seven core design principles, The World Cafe offers practical tips for hosting "conversations that matter" in groups of any size- strengthening both personal relationships and people's capacity to shape the future together.
Subject Group facilitation.
Communication in social action.
Conversation -- Social aspects.
Facilitation sociale.
Communication dans l'action sociale.
Conversation -- Aspect social.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Friendship.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- General.
Communication in social action. (OCoLC)fst00870288
Conversation -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00877217
Group facilitation. (OCoLC)fst00948388
Indexed Term World café
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Added Author Isaacs, David, 1938-
Other Form: Print version: Brown, Juanita, 1944- World Café. 1st ed. San Francisco, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2005 9781576752586 (DLC) 2004062386 (OCoLC)56876852
ISBN 9781605092515 (electronic bk.)
1605092517 (electronic bk.)
9781605092669 (electronic bk.)
1605092665 (electronic bk.)
1576752585 (electronic bk.)
9781576752586 (electronic bk.)
9781609940393 (electronic bk.)
1609940393 (electronic bk.)
1282298852
9781282298859
9781576752586
Standard No. AU@ 000051423622
AU@ 000053296292
DEBBG BV040902117
DEBBG BV043146003
DEBBG BV044142083
DEBSZ 378295829
DEBSZ 381381838
DEBSZ 396337724
DEBSZ 421953993
NZ1 13860517
NZ1 15198517

 
    
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