Retreats That Work: Designing and Conducting Effective Offsites for Groups and Organizations

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 3, 2003 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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Retreats That Work is a practical, easy-to-use guide, full of step-by-step instructions for leading a wide variety of tested exercises. You'll learn how to design and facilitate retreats that will keep participants energized and on-task. Campbell and Liteman know what can go wrong at a retreat and what to do about it. They know how to turn difficult situations around and how to deal effectively with conflict, difficult participants, and resistance to change. With Retreats That Work, you will too.
 

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Contents

SECTION TWO The Facilitators Guide to Designing and Planning the Retreat
61
SECTION THREE The Facilitators Guide to Leading the Retreat
113
SECTION FOUR The Facilitators Activity Manual
171
EPILOGUE The Convenors Guide to Keeping the Work of the Retreat Alive
303
Afterword
317
Appendix
319
References
325
About the Authors
329
Index
331
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Merianne Liteman and Sheila Campbell design and lead offsite retreats for organizations worldwide. Their clients include Mitsubishi Electric America, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Fannie Mae, National Geographic Television, the U.S. Department of State, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and Kodak.

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