Understanding Facilitation: Theory and Princples

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Kogan Page Publishers, 2002 - Business & Economics - 248 pages
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Facilitation is emerging as an exciting profession. It is being used in a wide range of situations and occupations, including workplaces, leisure and health activities, organizational planning and community development. This book provides a readable introduction for newcomers to the topic aswell as a critical analysis of established and current theory for existing practitioners. It will be useful for managers, staff developers, innovators, and social and community workers.
  

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Contents

sources
11
management 15 Conclusion
24
to facilitation 36 The meaning of participation
37
facilitation 49 Conclusion
57
Introduction 59 Models 59 Conclusion
84
Basic theories and concepts of group work
113
Facilitating culturally diverse groups
153
Facilitation and technology
171
Professionalism and ethics
189
journals email discussion groups and Web sites
217
IAF Statement of Values and Code of Ethics
225
Index
242
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Dr Christine Hogan is a professional facilitator, educator and author. She is committed to helping people to learn how to facilitate and to enhance innovations in facilitation through reflective practice, networking and research. Her consultancy work in Australia, Asia and the Pacific focuses on personal, organisational and community development. Christine has worked in Kiribati (in the Pacific), Lao PDR, Bhutan, Myanmar, Mongolia, Nepal and Hong Kong.

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