Facilitating Groups by Jenny RogersFacilitating Groups by Jenny Rogers

Facilitating Groups

byJenny Rogers

Paperback | April 16, 2010

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Every manager, every coach, every HR professional, every trainer, every team leader - anyone who needs to get the best out of a group needs to know how to facilitate. So what is facilitation and why is it so important?

To facilitate means to make something easy, so the challenge of facilitation is to make it easier for a group to learn, to develop and succeed. Facilitation bypasses coercion, teaching or chairing. It's about how to read a group, how to challenge group members appropriately and how to name the apparently unnameable. It's about being able to design events which perfectly match what the group needs and then to run such events with aplomb.

Facilitating Groups, in this new edition, is written by a facilitator with thirty years of experience and cuts to the heart of the practical skills that any facilitator needs.

Jenny Rogers is an executive coach with more than 20 years’ experience. Her clients are typically senior leaders from a wide range of sectors. She has also trained many hundreds of coaches and managers in coaching skills. As a writer Jenny has published more than 70 books on topics which include adult learning, influencing, facilitatio...
Title:Facilitating GroupsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 8.98 × 5.94 × 0.47 inPublished:April 16, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0335240968

ISBN - 13:9780335240968

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Table of Contents



What is facilitation?

The secret life of groups

Preparation and design

The room and other practicalities

Vital skills

Facilitator nightmares: What if...?

Wrapping it all Up

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