Circle Discussion

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Identification
Alternative names: 
Go Around Round Robin
Level of process: 
Method
Method category: 
Intent or purpose: 
To have participants all have an equal opportunity to speak on a topic.
Used as component of: 
Any Meeting
Recommended size of group: 
26-50
Optimal amount of time needed: 
3 - 18 minutes
Howto
Level of participation: 
high
Level of Difficulty to Facilitate: 
No specific skills required
Setting and Materials: 
None
Resources Needed: 
None
Pre-Work Required: 
Creat a clear statement of the topic or focus question.
Procedures: 

1. Pose a provocative question with two sides, <br>
2. First position is declared and explained,<br>
3. Then the second position is declared and explained. <br>
4. Then each position gives a rebuttal to the other position. <br>
5. Vote.

How flexible is the process?: 
not very because it has a very strict set of rules.
Follow-Up Required: 
none
Background
Developer: 
unknown
Derived from: 
Found in Jo Nelson's "Meeting Tools". See downloads sections
License Model: 
Free (or unattributable)
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