Clues to Achieving Consensus

Clues to Achieving Consensus

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Here is a step-by-step guide to effective action in school districts, agencies, companies, organizations, and communities by using consensus decision-making. This book is based on the advice of experienced public and private leaders and participants who have used consensus approaches to solve problems in past decades. Mirja P. Hanson gives readers an overview of how consensus actually happens as opposed to how it should happen. She details the major pitfalls and critical success factors of consensus decision-making and describes real-life scenarios. Features: AmOverviews of the consensus basics including definitions, trends, and comparisons to other forms of decision-making AmResults of consensus-building AmA description of the dynamics of consensus politics AmStrategies that call the process to order AmAdvice on the pressure points of navigating the dialogue AmA description of the ways that participants can enhance and influence consensus solutions The experiments and expertise of consensus pioneers will convince readers to use consensus building as a regular leadership tool for enhancing daily operations and future directions in their community or organization.It also means empowering the players by e) building in the time and mechanisms for the consensus buildersa#39; political work (see figure 5.0 for a diagram and summary). Determine the Best Methods and Techniques The most influential call a facilitator makes is determining the timing ... to a golf shot, the appropriate disciplinary action for student misbehavior, the best information system for an organization, anbsp;...

Title:Clues to Achieving Consensus
Author:Mirja P. Hanson
Publisher:R&L Education - 2005-12-22


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