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Find the Identity To let the participants reveal and describe themselves and to experience how individuals create a group.
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Finding your Team Allowing a large group to divide itself into small working groups with some movement and fun
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Fire Houses and Day Care Centers To move build consensus in a highly politicized and fairly polarized (yet congenial) group by moving them from positions (which polarize us) to goals and constraints (which may have more agreement than is indicated by the positions).
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Five Finger Consensus To help a group achieve consensus WITHOUT having to water down a strongly supported solution
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Flowchart The goal of this process is to simplify and improve certain processes of the client but also to determine areas that need monitoring and to formulate questions for further or later research.
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Focus Conversation This is the applications of the ToP method, the Focused Conversation Method to introductions.
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Force Field analysis The purpose of this analysis is to create a plan for the implementation of change. Furthermore, it helps the team members to think realistically about changes and obstacles that might occur during a process.
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Four Opportunities to deal with "Air Hogs" There are 4 opportunities to deal with "air hogs":
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Future vision Ask the people who are participating in the facilitation process to imagine that they live many years later, say 2020. In 2020 all the problems of the participant are solved and the goals are reached. Ask him/her to imagine how it has been done.
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Game Breaks (Word Search) for Online Facilitation This game break activity keeps participants engaged during an extended online meeting or training.
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Gannt Chart The intent of this method is to create a chart that helps to keep the goal in sight.
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Gap Analysis To have participants determine the differences between the present situation and a desired future state.
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gap analysis
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generate ideas, ranking, rating, sorting
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Geometry To enable a group to reflect on how they work together -- what are some of their habitual patterns of interaction?
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Gestalt The aim of this method is to get a better understanding of one's own personality as well as a good perception and better understanding of an abstract issue.
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Global Trends Conversation Participants start thinking of the events that effect their organization and how these events affect their own work. Participants experience the breadth of changes going on around the world.
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Go Around and Comment This is a quick and simple exercise at the end of the day to evaluate it. It is not intended as a complete evaluation but as a simple one. It is normally used when time is tight and a longer evaluation of the whole program will take palce later.
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Golden Fish and Bridge To define what is current company/organization image and what we would like it to be
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Good Friend Conversation To reflect on the issue of being a good friend to a friend or colleague who is in trouble and to experience the struggle of being an effective good friend.
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Good Manager Workshop To demonstrate the method of building a rational thought thru model and to experience the power of careful thinking.
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Gratitude Wall To leave nice notes to your team and people in your organization
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Group Critique Disagreements with a point When a participant disagrees with the facilitator about a process suggestion the facilitator can get permission from the group to deal with it.
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Group Juggle This process can be used so as to learn each others' names and develop some sense of interconnectedness or to release stress.
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Group Juggling To create a fun active environment.
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Guess My Chew A very funny and even silly energizer.
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Guided Imagery To bring to the surface insights and ideas through the use of a guide imagery exercise and to experience the power of guided imagery as a source of ideas.
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Handover Workshop To share the wisdom of a departing colleague with those who will be assuming the role in future. This session should include the individual who is about to leave and both those team members who have worked closely with them up to now as well as the new team members who will take over from the departing colleague.
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Have you ever...? The intent of this process is to give participants the oportunity to get to know each better.
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Hidden Gifts Exercise A team building exercise that can be used before the start of a planning exercise.
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Historical Examination These questions are especially useful for generating ideas for improving something (the evolutionary approach), but they also help to break thinking out of the evolutionary mode and put it into the revolutionary mode by returning the thinker to the origin and purpose of the idea or solution. By returning to the roots of the problem, a new vision can be created.
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Hope Conversation To discuss our deepest hopes about the future and to experience the power of hoping in the future.
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Human Knot The goal of this process is a group that has worked together, and communicated with each other, and therefore now feels like a team.
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Human Map This is a fun introduction focusing on where people were born, currently live or went to school.
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Human Spectragram A group face to face exercise to help surface similarities and differences in a group, help people to get to know each other and to do something together that is active.
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i) Sherman Tank
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Idiagram The goal of this process is to build a sophisticated systematic understanding of complex problems and opportunities, to develop a broad strategic insight, and to design more creative solutions. Furthermore, it is used to make more effective decisions and more realistic plans, to build shared vision, ownership, and enthusiasm, communicate effectively with others, and at last, follow through on the vision.
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Illiteracy Help To assist people who are illerate or nearly so to paticipate in a workshop without focusing on the issue.
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Imaging a Successful Event To recognise shared success criteria for event design and to appreciate the unique perspectives of colleagues about event design
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Imaging Markets To create a series of images of the client to use as a way of improving relationships and to be excited about a new series of images of the client.
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Imaging the Future To create a series of images of the future as a means of exploring possible actions and to be excited of creating a series of images of the future.
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Impatience by participants To deal with impatience by some members of the group or the group as a whole
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Inclusinve Principles To find common ground when solutions to a problem are in opposition to each other.
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Individual Writing To allow each person to spend a few minutes thinking, organizing their thoughts and putting them on paper before sharing them. .
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Informal Networks Conversation To bring to awareness the need for informal relationships to make an organization work and to recognize the reality of change agents using informal networks.
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Information Processing using Examples When ever new information is given to a group some form of processing is needed to embed to one degree on another the information being shared. This process is to enable a low level of processing of information being given.
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Introduction Interview The intent of this method is that participants feel more comfortable around each other and to create a more informal atmosphere.
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Introductions Conversation To create a group consensus on the aim of an event based on what each person wants
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Juggling Perspectives To make decisions based on a good weighing up of the varied interests involved, by clarifying the underlying logic of the different stakeholders.
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Just One Lie To get to know one another in an amusing way
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