Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making, 3rd Edition

  • 9h 46m 8s
  • Sam Kaner
  • Gildan Media
  • 2020

Unleash the transformative power of face-to-face groups.

The third edition of this groundbreaking audiobook continues to advance its mission to support groups to do their best thinking. It demonstrates that meetings can be much more than merely an occasion for solving a problem or creating a plan. Every well-facilitated meeting is also an opportunity to stretch and develop the perspectives of the individual members, thereby building the strength and capacity of the group as a whole. With previous editions already embraced by business and community leaders and consulting professionals around the world, this new book is even more insightful and easy to use. New for this edition:

  • Brand new skills and tools
  • Many new case examples
  • Major expansion and reorganization of the advanced sections of the book
  • New chapter: "Teaching a Group About Group Dynamics"
  • And more

In this Audiobook

  • 1. The Dynamics of Group Decision-Making
  • 2. Participatory Values
  • 3. Introduction to the Role of Facilitator
  • 4. Facilitative Listening Skills
  • 5. ChartWriting Technique
  • 6. Brainstorming
  • 7. Tools for Managing Long Lists
  • 8. Facilitating Open Discussion
  • 9. Alternatives to Open Discussion
  • 10. Effective Agendas: Design Principles
  • 11. Effective Agendas: Desired Outcomes
  • 12. Effective Agendas: Process Design
  • 13. Dealing with Difficult Dynamics
  • 14. Classic Facilitator Challenges
  • 15. Principles for Building Sustainable Agreements
  • 16. Inclusive Solutions in Real Life
  • 17. Creative Reframing
  • 18. Facilitating in the Divergent Zone
  • 19. Facilitating in the Groan Zone
  • 20. Facilitating in the Convergent Zone
  • 21. Teaching a Group about Group Dynamics
  • 22. The Significance of Clear Decision Rules
  • 23. Striving for Unanimity
  • 24. Reaching Closure Step by Step
  • 25. Facilitating Sustainable Agreements