Leadership and participation in large group meetings.
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Leadership and participation in large group meetings.

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Published in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Group work, Educational and social

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SeriesNational Education Association. [Department of Adult Education] Bulletin, no. 4
ContributionsMichigan, University of. Research Center for Group Dynamics
The Physical Object
Pagination[13], 17 p.
Number of Pages17
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Open LibraryOL15567955M

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The art and science of a facilitative leadership is the ability to connect the hearts and minds of people. It empowers group members to share perspectives and learn from each other. In the process, this increases self-awareness and awareness of others. It accesses the wisdom of the group and creates sustainable solutions with high impact. Shoot for scheduling during mid-morning or mid-afternoon. Hold your meetings before 9 in the morning and people will be too grumpy or tired to participate. Schedule them right after lunch and they’ll fall asleep. Book them after 4 and folks will watch the clock. Our analytics indicate 10am and pm are the most popular time slots for meetings. 3. Make sure your group understands that participation in this activity is purely voluntary. If you don’t want to participate than don’t do it. Find some other way to add value to the experience (observe and give feedback, etc.). 4. When you’re group is clear on the rules of engagement tell them there will be four stages to this activity:File Size: 1MB. From among a group of people, short-list a few by means of a debate competition, or an essay competition. Make these short-listed candidates the group leaders and make them choose other players from the group to be a part of their team. Once the groups are formed with their individual team leaders, assign them a task.

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