Group Critique Disagreements with a point

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Identification
Level of process: 
Intervention
Intent or purpose: 
When a participant disagrees with the facilitator about a process suggestion the facilitator can get permission from the group to deal with it.
Used as component of: 
When a participant challenges the process suggestion of the facilitator.
Types of Participants: 
any
Recommended size of group: 
26-50
Optimal amount of time needed: 
5 - 3 min.
Howto
Usual or Expected Outcomes: 
An agreement to deal with the challenge or permission to go on to the next point.
Level of participation: 
high
Ideal Conditions: 
any
Type of Facilitator-Client Relationship: 
any
Level of Difficulty to Facilitate: 
No specific skills required
Facilitator Personality Fit: 
This needs a light touch.
Setting and Materials: 
none
Resources Needed: 
none
Pre-Work Required: 
Decide what disruptions may come up and how to deal with them before they do come up.
Procedures: 

<p>1. Only occasionally does someone disagree with a point being made by the facilitator about processes.<br>
2. Have the group critique the disagreement as valid or not valid and work on it in as a useful piece of information or viewpoint.<br>
3. Finish by thanking the person for speaking up. Often this person wants to be seen as important and this satisfies his/her ego. Usually for the rest of the session the same person never challenges again.
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How flexible is the process?: 
very
Follow-Up Required: 
none
Background
Developer: 
Jon Jenkins
Derived from: 
An email on disruptive students at the university level or participants in training sessions. Developed by Debra Bannister, MBA, PMP, Cert. Ad. Ed., Principal, Meta Team Solutions
History of Development: 

unknown

Selected publications: 
1890416088
References: 
Found on the Training Ideas Listserve. See http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Training-Ideas/
License Model: 
Free (or unattributable)
Suppliers
Creators: 
Trainers: 
Namesort descending City Country
IAFMD Test Facilitation Company Groningen Netherlands
Imaginal Training Groningen Netherlands
Consultants: 
Namesort descending City Country
Imaginal Training Groningen Netherlands
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