90 World-Class Activities by 90 World-Class Trainers

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 5, 2006 - Business & Economics - 388 pages
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90 World-Class Activities by 90 World-Class Trainers gathers classic activities from ninety master trainers in one convenient place. The stellar list of trainers includes Bellman, Blanchard, Booher, Crum, de Bono, Kouzes, Masie, Pike, Robinson, Scannell, Silberman, Thiagi, Zenger, and 77 other names you'll know.

Elaine Biech (editor of the Pfeiffer Annuals and author of Training for Dummies) has gathered a powerful and exciting collection of activities from around the globe. The sixteen topics include change management, coaching, diversity, leadership, and teamwork. This invaluable resource presents the favorite activities of some of the most talented trainers in the world—all seven continents are represented.

All of these activities have stood the test of time and are presented here for your use to engage teams and groups in collaborative learning. The contributors provide helpful suggestions for adapting the activities to a particular setting or audience and present ideas for adding zest to their favorite activities to ensure that you are as successful with them as they have been.

The book is filled with experience and expertise. Combined, the contributors have written and edited almost 800 books and over 3,700 articles and have received hundreds of awards. Many are members of the HRD Hall of Fame and they advise some of the largest organizations in the world. Draw on their expertise and implement several of the activities. Your success is guaranteed.

 

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Contents

Training and Consulting Topics
1
Benefits and Risks
8
Hot Buttons
14
Communication
31
Hello Hello Can You Hear Me Now?
38
Mute Instructions
44
Metaphorically Speaking
51
Four Facts
58
Meeting Norms
196
Benoit SavardB Sc M B A and Daniel GenestB Sc Prioritize YourValues
208
Six Thinking Hats Quick Assessment
215
A Multiple Role Play
225
Hank B KarpPh D OhYou Animal
236
TShirtTeam
243
What Do We Know About Teams?
264
The Paper Project
279

Conflict and Collaboration
65
Easy as ABCD
71
Magic Matters
79
Creativity
85
Customer Service
109
Diversity and Differences
121
Diversity Crossword Puzzle
128
Inspirational Parables in the Multiethnic Swirl
135
Leadership
143
Board of Encouragement
159
Jean G LamkinPh D Leadership Beanbag Volleyball
165
Organizations and Process Improvement
171
Process Improvement in Action
177
Richard ChangPh D Training Vehicles
188
Trainer and Speaker Skills
285
Eyecatching
291
Tools for Trainers
299
OnlineQA
309
BowmanM A Four Corners Exercise
317
Question Queue
324
Hit or Myth
330
Sivasailam ThiagiThiagarajanPh D Getting Senior Managers to Think Creatively
338
LittleKnown Fact
346
On Time Top Ten Trivia
354
Edward E ScannellCMPCSP Penny Toss
362
Got It
370
Index Card Match
383
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Elaine Biech is the author and editor of more than three dozen books, including The Business of Consulting, Marketing Your Consulting Services, and The Consultant's Quick Start Guide, all published by Pfeiffer. She is president of ebb associates inc, an organizational development firm that helps organizations work through large-scale change. She has been in the training and consulting field for twenty-six years and conducts strategic planning sessions, facilitates team building, and implements corporate-wide systems.

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