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The Complete Facilitator S Handbook

Author : John Heron
ISBN : 0749429720
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 77.72 MB
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Building on the author s previously published works -- The Facilitators Handbook and Group Facilitation -- this comprehensive guide provides the key to successful facilitation. Analytical in approach and highly structured, it will help facilitators both understand and develop their own personal style of facilitation. Combining a strong theoretical content, including a comprehensive group dynamic theory, with resources for practical action, this book provides the essential foundations for building effective facilitative skills.
Category: Business & Economics

The Sage Handbook Of Action Research

Author : Peter Reason
ISBN : 9781446206584
Genre : Education
File Size : 49.8 MB
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'For anyone seeking to create meaning out of life, inspire others with publication of research discoveries and insights, and help the world become a better place within which to live and work, action research holds great promise as an approach. The challenge is to do it well and with rigor. The Handbook is a magnificent collection of articles that will help the reader do all of that' - Richard E. Boyatzis, Case Western Reserve University and ESADE 'This second volume will be a welcome extension of the landmark first volume of the SAGE Handbook of Action Research. It effectively secures the field's 'second wave' in a particularly powerful and creative articulation of well-theorised practice. It could not be more timely for a fast-growing field that has attracted recent appreciation from parties as disparate as Shell, 3M, Australian Aboriginal women in outback Australia working to prevent harm to children and the Secretary General of the UN' - Yoland Wadsworth 'For anyone thinking about or doing action research, this book is an obligatory point of reference. If any one text both maps the action research paradigm, and at the same time moves it on, this is it' - Bill Cooke, Manchester Business School Building on the strength of the seminal first edition, the The SAGE Handbook of Action Research has been completley updated to bring chapters in line with the latest qualitative and quantitative approaches in this field of social inquiry. Peter Reason and Hilary Bradbury have introduced new part commentaries that draw links between different contributions and show their interrelations. Throughout, the contributing authors really engage with the pragmatics of doing action research and demonstrate how this can be a rich and rewarding reflective practice. They tackle questions of how to integrate knowledge with action, how to collaborate with co-researchers in the field, and how to present the necessarily 'messy' components in a coherent fashion. The organization of the volume reflects the many different issues and levels of analysis represented. This volume is an essential resource for scholars and professionals engaged in social and political inquiry, organizational research and education.
Category: Education

The Facilitators Handbook

Author : John Heron
ISBN : UVA:X002232294
Genre : Apprentissage expérientiel
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Category: Apprentissage expérientiel

The Iaf Handbook Of Group Facilitation

Author : Sandy Schuman
ISBN : 9781118429648
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 68.76 MB
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Sponsored by the International Association of Facilitators, TheIAF Handbook of Group Facilitation offers the need-to-knowbasics in the field brought together by fifty leading practitionersand scholars. This indispensable resource includes successfulstrategies and methods, foundations, and resources for anyone whoworks with groups. The IAF Handbook of GroupFacilitation provides an overview of the field for new andaspiring practitioners and a reliable reference for experiencedgroup facilitators, including chapters on Creating positive ongoing client relationships Building trust and improving communications Facilitating group brainstorming sessions Drawing out the best in people Developing a collaborative environment Designing and facilitating dialogue Managing conflicting agendas Working with multicultural groups Using improvisation Understanding virtual meetings Facilitating team start-up Assessing group decision processes Building expertise in facilitation Reviewing core facilitation competencies Modeling positive professional attitudes
Category: Business & Economics

The Depth Facilitator S Handbook

Author : Helene Smit
ISBN : 9780992235611
Genre : Group decision making
File Size : 46.75 MB
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Depth Facilitation assists individuals and groups to achieve their chosen goals by helping them overcome personal and interpersonal barriers, as well as assisting them to access additional potential and creativity through building awareness of the psychological processes that determine their behaviour. 'The Depth Facilitator's Handbook' outlines the key principles and provides the tasks, tools and techniques for working effectively as a depth facilitator.
Category: Group decision making

Applied Drama

Author : Monica Prendergast
ISBN : 9781841507408
Genre : Education
File Size : 62.88 MB
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Applied drama is pedagogical practice and this book is written by authors with a great depth of experience in teaching and learning. Both authors write for teachers, such that the writing is accessible and can be translated immediately into action. Both authors have theatre backgrounds that allow them to move easily from theatre-based to community-based practice. "Applied Drama", a companion to Intellect's award-winning "Applied Theatre", fulfills the need for an introductory handbook for facilitators and teaching artists working with the dramatic process in diverse community settings. The authors distill the best practices to transfer into the settings within which these applied drama projects occur. Crafted for use in schools, classrooms, community groups, healthcare organizations, and all manner of social institutions, this book aids practitioners in developing and honing the skills needed to serve these communities.
Category: Education

The Facilitator Excellence Handbook

Author : Fran Rees
ISBN : 0787979805
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 79.74 MB
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This is the thoroughly revised and updated edition of thebest-selling The Facilitator Excellence Handbook. Writtenfor both new and experienced facilitators, the second edition ofThe Facilitator Excellence Handbook offers a comprehensiveguide for understanding the full range of skills, processes, andknowledge needed to become an effective facilitator. The bookaddresses a variety of facilitation opportunities, challenges, andproblems and also contains A variety of verbal and nonverbal facilitation techniques Step-by-step facilitation processes and tools Information on how to facilitate conflict resolution in groupsand how to facilitate difficult situations Instructions for designing and leading group work Examples of how various levels of facilitator competency arecalled for in different types of groups Techniques for facilitating meetings, teams, virtual teams, andorganization-wide projects Discussions on the art of facilitating and what makes a greatfacilitator
Category: Business & Economics

The Handbook For Working With Difficult Groups

Author : Sandy Schuman
ISBN : 0470594128
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 90.62 MB
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WE'VE ALL EXPERIENCED the challenges associated with working with groups, but The Handbook for Working with Difficult Groups turns the idea of "difficult groups" on its head. Rather than view groups as inherently difficult, it looks at the factors that make working with groups difficult. Individual chapters focus on challenges such as involving dissenters, building external perspectives, reducing complaining, adapting to cultural differences, incorporating diversity, facilitating inclusion, working virtually, resolving identity-based conflict, transforming unproductive behavior patterns, preventing workplace harassment, and strengthening accountability. The book first provides a framework for thinking systemically about the many and varied ways in which working with a group can be difficult. Building on that framework, the contributors each address three basic issues: How the group is difficult—a description of a real group and the observable phenomena that reflect the group's difficulty. Why the group is difficult—an exploration of the underlying causes of the difficulty. What you can do about it—what you can do as a group facilitator, leader, or member to help the group.
Category: Business & Economics