Facilitating Groups To Drive Change

Hardcover | July 15, 2007

byBettina Büchel, Ivan Moss

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Facilitation can provide a key route to creating buy-in to the need for change and associated change initiatives. But, this only happens when facilitation is used in the right way. The authors outline the guiding principles of facilitation that every change leader needs to understand to successfully drive change.

This book will make the principles of effective facilitation explicit for you - increasing the probability of success of your change initiative.

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Facilitation can provide a key route to creating buy-in to the need for change and associated change initiatives. But, this only happens when facilitation is used in the right way. The authors outline the guiding principles of facilitation that every change leader needs to understand to successfully drive change. This book will make th...

BETTINA BÜCHEL is Professor of Strategy and Organization at IMD. She has been a consultant in private and public companies in Asia and Europe. Büchel received her bachelor of economics and public administration at the University of Constance, Germany, her Masters of Human Resources and Industrial Relations at Rutgers University, USA a...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:July 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230549292

ISBN - 13:9780230549296

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PREFACE * * INTRODUCTION * * PART 1: FACILITATION - HOW IT WORKS * How facilitation works to develop new shared mental models * Group processes lead to high-quality shared mental models * Group facilitation is a powerful means to engage a group to improve performance * PART 2: PLANNING A FACILITATION EVENT * Selecting and working with a facilitator * Establishing the facilitator - change leader relationship * Understanding the organisational context to validate change objectives * Selecting and understanding the group * Designing the agenda * Communicating with participants and stakeholders * PART 3: GUIDING FACILITATION EVENTS * Starting facilitation events successfully - clarifying objectives and expectations * During events - essential elements for creating real momentum for change * Framing: Challenging mental models * Facilitating Productive Conflict * Closing the event well - key deliverables to create momentum for implementation * PART 4: ENSURING POST-EVENT FOLLOW-UP AND IMPLEMENTATION * Learning from the event * Recognizing and overcoming barriers to implementation * Getting buy-in from stakeholders * Engaging the wider organization * Facilitated events lead to shared mental models which is the starting point for any lasting change