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Flawless Consulting : A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used
by Peter Block

Hardcover - 215 pages (June 1981)
Pfeiffer & Co; ISBN: 0893840521
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I can not recommend this book enough to anyone involved in org. development, institutional development and/or community development -- FCP

Joseph.P.Sener@ArthurAndersen.com from Chicago , 12/14/97 comments: An outstanding guide for internal or external consultants. I was given this book when I joined our firm. It is as relevant today as when it was written. I recently was involved with a project that went sour and, as a result, went back and read his chapter on when a project is about to fail. Every warning sign he listed was present in this project and we almost failed to see them!



Organizational Diagnosis :
A Workbook of Theory and Practice

by Marvin Ross Weisbord

Paperback - 180 pages (May 1978)
Addison-Wesley Pub Co (Sd); ISBN: 0201083574 Availability: This title usually ships within 24 hours.

-- A structured workbook style tool to help managers look at six key components of their organization -- Purpose, Structure, Helping Mechanisms, Relationships, and Leadership. Includes excellent short articles on all these topics.



Facilitator's
Guide to Participatory Decision-
Making

Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making by Sam Kaner, Lenny Lind, Catherine Toldi, Sara Fisk, Duane Berger

Paperback - 255 pages (April 1996)
New Society Pub; ISBN: 0865713472 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.77 x 10.97 x 8.49
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This oversized volume is a facilitator's joy. All in one package are tools for training, helpful hints for group leaders, the dynamics and processes of decision-making, group process skills, agenda design, discussion techniques and more. .~ ~ The book is visually accessible, with one idea per large page, each page a diagram of the presenting issue. It is a well stocked tool box out of which groups can draw what is needed to address their particular group issues. ~ ~ If you are a group leader or member, this book will help improve your understanding and performance. If you are a professional trainer, consultant, or educator, this Facilitator's Guide will likely enhance your skills and increase your effectiveness.



The Team Building Tool Kit : Tips, Tactics, and Rules for Effective Workplace Teams by Deborah Harrington-MacKin

Paperback - 177 pages (November 1993) American Management Association; ISBN: 0814478263; Dimensions (in inches): 0.57 x 8.93 x 6.00
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Synopsis
This problem-solving reference spells out guidelines and easy-to-grasp tips and tactics for both team leaders and members. Harrington-Mackin shows how to manage the human factors and nitty-gritty details that can hamper teamwork, as she explains how to define roles and responsibilities, select team members, encourage positive behavior, maintain control, evaluate and reward teams, and more.

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