Positive, Negative, Interesting Brainstorm

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Identification
Alternative names: 
PNI; Plus, Minus, Interesting; PMI
Level of process: 
Method
Intervention
Method category: 
Intent or purpose: 
Generate ideas about a topic that help evalutate it.
Used as component of: 
This can be a way of evaluating a proposal, generating ideas and a creativity technique
Types of Participants: 
any
Recommended size of group: 
11-25
Optimal amount of time needed: 
1 - 3 hours
Howto
Usual or Expected Outcomes: 
list of positive, negative and interesting ideas.
Level of participation: 
high
Type of Facilitator-Client Relationship: 
standard
Level of Difficulty to Facilitate: 
No specific skills required
Setting and Materials: 
flipcharts, markers, etc.
Pre-Work Required: 
none
Procedures: 

<p>State the topic. Put on whiteboard or flipchart.</p>
<p>1. Brainstorm the positive aspects of the topic. List on flipchart.</p>
<p>2. Brainstorm the negative aspects of the topic. List on flipchart.</p>
<p>3. Brainstorm the interesting aspects of the topic. List on flipchart.</p>
<p>4. Go to processing the lists.</p>
<b>Notes</b>
This can be done using the following:<br>
a. Positive (What strikes you as positive about this idea?), <br>
b. Concerns (What concerns you about this idea?), <br>
c. Interesting (What is interesting about this idea). <br>

How flexible is the process?: 
very
Follow-Up Required: 
Processing the lists
Background
Developer: 
unknown
Derived from: 
Found on Jo Nelson's "Meeting Tools" as well other places.
History of Development: 

unknown

Selected publications: 
0932935478
References: 
Scearce, Carol: 100 Ways to Build Teams, Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press, 1992
License Model: 
Open
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Creators: 
Trainers: 
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Imaginal Training Groningen Netherlands
Consultants: 
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Imaginal Training Groningen Netherlands
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