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Paper Tower Game For Part A To reinforce planning, cooperation and to realize that perceived boundaries might not be real.For Part B: Knowing the technical limit does not guarantee that it can be reached if there's not enough time but that you still get a lot better result through detailed planning and learning. It is also to become aware of assumptions and planning is useful.
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Pareto Chart The purpose of this process is to find out what the priorities of the client should be when facing certain issues.
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Parking Lot Poster This allows the group to capture items that are outside the scope of the meeting or session in a holding category that can be dealt with at another time. A parking lot helps channel potential disruptive behavior.
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Participant's summary To move the group toward a decision when they seem to be stuck.
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Pecha Kucha For a group to create together a series fo visual images that tell their story quickly and in relevant detail
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Personal Appreciation Workshop To create a shared understanding of what kinds of appreciation is most meaningful to people in the group and to To experience and appreciate the different ways people are motivated.
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Personal Crest: The personal Crest is used as a way of introducing people in a group.
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Personal Pictures Participants introduce themselves in a more visual way and experience some new aspect of the people they work with.
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Photography Scavenger Hunt Participants become aware of the need to think through the relationship between the task and the time allocated.
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Pick an Animal This is a way of closing a workshop while leaving each person with a symbol of the work.
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Playing with the Topic Using toys as metaphors for the issue the meeting is dealing.
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Plotting Newspaper Articles in the Social Processes To be able to locate social events in the social processes and to gain confidence in understanding the social processes. This can be used to do social analysis or industry analysis.
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Plus, Minus, Interesting To select between a limited number of ideas the most helpful.
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Plusses and Deltas This is used as an end of the day quick evaluation in a longer program.
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PMI Decision Making / Problem Solving, weighing the pros and cons of a decision.
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Polling To find out what the current thinking of the various participants.
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Portfolio Development Facilitating clients in developing a portfolio through activities for reflection
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Positive Deviance In every community there are certain individuals (the "Positive Deviants") whose special practices/ strategies/ behaviors enable them to find better solutions to prevalent community problems than their neighbors who have access to the same resources. Positive deviance is a culturally appropriate development approach that is tailored to the specific community in which it is used.
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Positive Response to Cynicism Responding to situations when a participant says something like, "We have done this same planning process and nothing ever comes of it".
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Positive, Negative, Interesting Brainstorm Generate ideas about a topic that help evalutate it.
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Postcards To open a meeting by sharing perspectives on the task ahead; getting the agenda on the table and to appreciate different ways of seeing the same situation, problem or project
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Predict the worst Object: to avoid little/silent participation within a group. To let all the members of a team to share their frights of possible negative turnovers in the working process.by doing it anonymously/.
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Presentation Reflection This is an alternative to questions and answers when a presentation is made and you would like to have the audience process the information is a simple way. To build a group analysis of the presentation which they have heard this morning and to experience a shared reflection on a presentation as a team.
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Presentations To share information that is not generally available to the whole group.
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Preventing Disruptive Behaviour To deal with potential unnecessary disruptive behaviour at the beginning of the session and not when it arrises.
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Problem Definition To generate ideas about how to implement the reverse of the current state of affairs and to experience the possibility of looking at a problem as an opportunity to create a new solutions.
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Problem Redefinition To generate ideas about how to implement the reverse of the current state of affairs and to experience the possibility of looking at a problem as an opportunity to create a new solutions
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Problem Solving Another simple way of developing solutions for problems.
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Problem Trees To enable a group to consider and build relationships among all of the relevant detail when defining a shared problem or challenge
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Productive Thinking Model The model is used in groups, businesses, nonprofits as well as by individuals. Aspects of it are taught at various creativity conferences.
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Prui (pronounced 'proo-eee') This is a light-hearted, and loving game that you can play several times during the evening, and it will get better each time.
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Psyched for Life Focus on a set of life-altering Corollaries to refocus intent and direction in challenging situations
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Punctuality Poker To motivate participants to return on time from breaks
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Push - pull Ground Rules To establish agreement about norms of behaviour by the facilitator and the group.
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Q-Storming To expand the range of solutions considered during a group discussion, in order to arrive at a more creative and effective conclusion.
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Qualities of Leadership Conversation To reflect on qualities of good leadership and to raise the question of good leadership.
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Quality Assurance Storytelling The intent of this process is to create a piece of work that combines all the important information of a meeting, a project, or a discussion.
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Questions For members of the group to find points of commonality.
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Quick Goal Setting In a few minutes to set goals for the coming year.
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Quick Reviews in 1 minute This process is used when there is not much time left, but a review is nevertheless wanted or needed.
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Quick Reviews in 10 minutes This process is used when there is not much time left, but a review is nevertheless wanted or needed.
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Quick Reviews in 2 minutes This process is used when there is not much time left, but a review is nevertheless wanted or needed.
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Quick Reviews in 20 minutes This process is used when there is not much time left, but a review is nevertheless wanted or needed.
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Quick Reviews in 5 minutes This process is used when there is not much time left, but a review is nevertheless wanted or needed.
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Quick-Check-Why To develop a consensus about a issue or plan.
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Quote for the Day To encourage dialogue about the wisdom we are discovering in working or learning together and to help a group receive permission (and perhaps vocabulary) to talk with one another about their personal wisdom, experience and development. The trust developed in such a short dialogue can also carry over into the working sessions in the course of a programme.
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RAACI To clarify levels of authority and expectations around engagement
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Race for the truth This method serves the purpose of quickly introducing all participants to each other and the topic of the workshop, while putting them in a position they are not used to.
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Random Stimulation Brainstorm To generate divergent ideas by the facilitator making suggestions of areas to think about the topic of the workshop
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Random Words To generate new ideas using randomly generated words and to experience being creative in a group setting.
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