Temperature Checks

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Identification
Alternative names: 
Check Signals
Level of process: 
Intervention
Intent or purpose: 
To make sure that everyone is in agreement with the direction the group is going in, the methods being used to get their and that the pace is appropriate.
Used as component of: 
Meeting, workshop or training session.
Types of Participants: 
any
Recommended size of group: 
26-50
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Usual or Expected Outcomes: 
agreement that the session is going in the appropriate direction
Level of participation: 
medium
Potential Pitfalls: 
<p>- Real disagreement about the direction.<br>- The facilitator is not really interested in what the group has to say during the check.</br></p>
Type of Facilitator-Client Relationship: 
any
Level of Difficulty to Facilitate: 
No specific skills required
Facilitator Personality Fit: 
any
Setting and Materials: 
none
Resources Needed: 
none
Pre-Work Required: 
none
Procedures: 

The facilitator asks if the group is satisfied with the work so far and the directions of the session. If there is agreement the session goes on. If there is disagreement the facilitator asks what could be improved.

How flexible is the process?: 
very
Follow-Up Required: 
none
Background
Developer: 
unknown
Derived from: 
unknown
History of Development: 

Check Tempture was suggested by JERRY LINNINS, CPT
Learning-Performance-Quality Manager, Blue Shield of California
jerry.linnins@blueshieldca.com
in the Training Ideas Listserve.

References: 
Retrieved from Training Ideas Listserve February 22, 2005 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Training-Ideas
License Model: 
Free (or unattributable)
Suppliers
Creators: 
Trainers: 
Namesort descending City Country
Imaginal Training Groningen Netherlands
Consultants: 
Namesort descending City Country
Imaginal Training Groningen Netherlands
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