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Managers as facilitators : a practical guide to getting work done in a changing workplace

Author: Richard G Weaver; John D Farrell
Publisher: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Both theoretically strong and practical, Managers As Facilitators offers readers tools for managing change and organizational boundaries to achieve the results they want. The authors explain how individuals, groups, and organizations experience change and work with boundaries - and what facilitators do to help." "Weaver and Farrell present a model and concepts that have been applied successfully in manufacturing,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard G Weaver; John D Farrell
ISBN: 1576750167 9781576750162
OCLC Number: 36315883
Description: xviii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Facilitator : the important new role for managers --
Facilitators focus on the task --
Clarifying the charge and charter of the group --
Using yourself as an instrument to help the group --
Benefiting from individual differences --
Understanding group interaction and development --
Dealing with conflict --
The process of effective facilitation --
Active listening : the most important facilitation skill --
Facilitation is boundary management --
Facilitation is change management --
Quick fix : solutions to common problems.
Responsibility: Richard G. Weaver & John D. Farrell.
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Presenting an easy-to-understand model of facilitation that focuses on getting work done, this text provides practical guidance for managers and leaders who need to be successful in this new role.  Read more...

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"Managers As Facilitators is a great reference to use as a team develops and changes. The Quick Fix section offers excellent clues to solving everyday management problems." -- Rebecca L Erdahl, Vice Read more...

 
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