Storytelling

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Identification
Level of process: 
Application
Method category: 
Intent or purpose: 
Getting people to think fast together, to cooperate on a creative level.
Used as component of: 
A teambuilding worshop.
Types of Participants: 
People who work in a team, can be from any level of an organization.
Recommended size of group: 
4-8 participants
Howto
Usual or Expected Outcomes: 
When done for the first time, usually a somewhat incoherent but entertaining story will be the result.
Level of participation: 
High
Ideal Conditions: 
Any environment will do, the participants should be fluent in the language in which the exercize is done.
Potential Pitfalls: 
Lack of creativity or a sense of shame among participants.
How is success evaluated: 
By seeing whether people are adding to each others ideas, and letting each other develop a story.
Examples of successes and failures: 
A good story can be made and people will feel a high of cooperation. A story can also end because people steer towards the wrong direction and end up with an incoherent story of nonsense.
Level of Difficulty to Facilitate: 
No specific skills required
Facilitator Personality Fit: 
Creative, preferably humorous.
Setting and Materials: 
No materials whatsoever needed.
Resources Needed: 
None
Pre-Work Required: 
None
Procedures: 

Start by having someone decide upon a title, and then let someone start telling a story, whenever anyone feels like taking over they can enter in the story mid-sentence.

How flexible is the process?: 
Quite.
Follow-Up Required: 
The story can be evaluated, and feedback can be given on useful or unuseful additions to the story.
Background
License Model: 
Free (or unattributable)
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