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Effective Group Problem Solving Cover Contents Preface Chapter One
  Chapter Two Index Catalog Page

 

 

Contents

       

Preface  by the Author 

x .....Part One: Achieving the Full Benefits of Participation

. 1.  How Participation Improves Problem Solving

. 2.  Shortcomings of Conventional Procedures in
...... Gaining Participation


. 3.  Designing an Improved Approach:  Nine Proven
...... Principles for Effective Participation

Part Two: A Step-by-Step Guide to Group Problem Solving

. 4. . Premeeting Idea Generation and Preparation

. 5. . In-Meeting Idea Generation and Refinement

. 6.
..Guiding the Discussion Phase Effectively

. 7. ..Voting Procedures for Authentic Results

. 8. . The Document Review Meeting

. 9. ..Program Planning and Other Multiple Group Situations

10.
..Putting It All Together: An Overview of the Process

Part Three: Strengthening Various Participation-Based Approach

11...Management by Objectives

12...Autonomous Work Groups, Quality Circles, Plantwide Incentive Plans, and Other .......Special Program Groups

13...Bargaining, Project, and Venture Teams and Other Ad Hoc Groups

14. .Organization Development and Quality-of-Work-Life Programs

15.
.Audio, Video, and Computer Teleconferencing

16.
..Exploring Other Uses

17.
.Concluding Remarks

Appendix: Test Your Understanding of the Basics


References

Index

Cover photo credit:  Rock Springs Resort and Conference Center, Bend, Oregon   www.rocksprings.com




 

Effective Group Problem Solving Cover Contents Preface Chapter One
  Chapter Two Index Catalog Page