The Skilled Facilitator: A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants, Facilitators, Managers, Trainers, and Coaches

Front Cover
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 8, 2002 - Business & Economics - 432 pages
When it was published in 1994, Roger Schwarz's The SkilledFacilitator earned widespread critical acclaim and became alandmark in the field. The book is a classic work for consultants,facilitators, managers, leaders, trainers, and coaches--anyonewhose role is to facilitate and guide groups toward realizing theircreative and problem-solving potential. This thoroughly revisededition provides the essential materials for anyone that workswithin the field of facilitation and includes simple but effectiveground rules for group interaction. Filled with illustrativeexamples, the book contains proven techniques for starting meetingson the right foot and ending them positively and decisively. Thisimportant resource also offers practical methods for handlingemotions when they arise in a group and offers a diagnosticapproach for identifying and solving problems that can underminethe group process.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants Facilitators Managers Trainers and Coaches New and Revised PART TWO DIAGNOSING BEHAVIOR I...
63
A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants Facilitators Managers Trainers and Coaches New and Revised PART THREE INTERVENING IN GROUPS
159
A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants Facilitators Managers Trainers and Coaches New and Revised PART FOUR AGREEING TO WORK TOG...
269
A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants Facilitators Managers Trainers and Coaches New and Revised PART FIVE USING FACILITATIVE SKIL...
313
A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants Facilitators Managers Trainers and Coaches New and Revised Resource A Current and Previous Ground ...
345
A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants Facilitators Managers Trainers and Coaches New and Revised Resource B Sample Planning Meeting Letter
349
A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants Facilitators Managers Trainers and Coaches New and Revised Resource C Guidelines for Developing an ...
353
A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants Facilitators Managers Trainers and Coaches New and Revised Resource D Sample Agreement for Basic F...
365
A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants Facilitators Managers Trainers and Coaches New and Revised Resource E Sample Agreement for Develo...
369
A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants Facilitators Managers Trainers and Coaches New and Revised Resource F Guidelines for Using Experienti...
373
A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants Facilitators Managers Trainers and Coaches New and Revised Resource G Questions for Cofacilitators
377
A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants Facilitators Managers Trainers and Coaches New and Revised Resource H Guidelines for Contracting wit...
381
A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants Facilitators Managers Trainers and Coaches New and Revised References
385
A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants Facilitators Managers Trainers and Coaches New and Revised Index
391
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page xvii - The Center for the Management of Information, at the University of Arizona, developed a collaborative environment with facilities and software to support Cholla's programs in Law Related Education and International Studies.
Page xx - Schwarz was formerly associate professor of public management and government and assistant director at the Institute of Government, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

About the author (2002)

ROGER SCHWARZ is an organizational psychologist and founder and president of Roger Schwarz & Associates, Inc., a consulting group that helps organizations use facilitative skills to create fundamental change. He facilitates groups and teaches, consults, coaches, and speaks on facilitation, facilitative leadership, and developing effective work groups. Schwarz is currently working on The Skilled Facilitator Fieldbook, to be published by Jossey-Bass. To learn more about Roger Schwarz & Associates, visit www.schwarzassociates.com.

Bibliographic information