Effective Organization Conversation

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Identification
Level of process: 
Method
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Intent or purpose: 
To discuss the characteristics of an effective and an ineffective organization and to struggle with avoiding the characteristics of an ineffective organization.
Used as component of: 
This can be an introduction a change management workshop. The key is to let people discuss the issue without coming to a conclusion.
Recommended size of group: 
11-25
Optimal amount of time needed: 
2 - 45 min
Howto
Usual or Expected Outcomes: 
reflection on effective organizations
Level of participation: 
high
Potential Pitfalls: 
People try to fix the organization.
Type of Facilitator-Client Relationship: 
Standard
Level of Difficulty to Facilitate: 
Facilitation skills required
Setting and Materials: 
none
Resources Needed: 
None
Pre-Work Required: 
reflect on the group
Procedures: 

see file

How flexible is the process?: 
very
Follow-Up Required: 
none
File attachments: 
AttachmentSize
Microsoft Office document icon EFF_ORG.doc34.5 KB
Background
Developer: 
Jon Jenkins
Derived from: 
The Basic Conversation Method of the Institute of Cultural Affairs
References: 
<p>Stanfield, B., ed. (1997). The Art of Focused Conversation, Toronto: The Canadian Institute of Cultural Affairs.</p> <p>Spencer, L. (1989). Winning Through Participation, Dubuque: Kendall/Hunt Publishing.</p>
License Model: 
Free (or unattributable)
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Trainers: 
Consultants: 
Name City Countrysort descending
The Guinn Consultancy Group, Inc. Bristol, TN United States
worksmarts Tuckahoe United States
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