Active Replay: Celebrating What Happened

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Identification
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Intent or purpose: 
1. Celebrating a success (and appreciating more about what contributed to the success) 2. Helping people to see the serious side of a humorous incident (or vice-versa) 3. Agenda-raising (using an action replay as a sweep search for issues to review)
Recognizable Components: 
This is part of the Active Reviewing suite of methods.
Recommended size of group: 
1-10
11-25
Remarks about group size: 
2 - 25
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Not set
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When a larger group should celebrate a success of the whole group or a subgroup. The following can be used.

1. For each team sharing their success divide the team into two sub groups. One subgroup takes the roles (people, objects, places, etc.) and re-enact what the success was and happened to contribute to the success.

2. The other team members narriate the story of the success or clarify why it happened, how it happened, what the outcomes were and the conclusion.

3. Lead a discussion about the success.

How flexible is the process?: 
This can be used in a number of ways.
Background
Developer: 
Roger Greenway
Derived from: 
An earlier version of this article appeared in Bulletin, Group Relations Training Association, (1983). This version was revised in 1996 as a handout for reviewing skills training. It includes references to material that now appears in 'Playback: A Guide to Reviewing Activities' (1993), published by the Duke of Edinburgh's Award in association with Endeavour Scotland, and written by Roger Greenaway.
References: 
Greenaway, R. (1993). Active reviewing. Retrieved March 2, 2008, from http://reviewing.co.uk/actrev.htm
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