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The Art of Facilitation: The Essentials for Leading Great Meetings and Creating Group Synergy

 
 
 
 
The Art of Facilitation: The Essentials for Leading Great Meetings and Creating Group Synergy
Author: Dale Hunter
ISBN 13: 9780470467923
ISBN 10: 470467924
Edition: 1
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Publication Date: 2009-08-31
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 352
List Price: $54.50
 
 

Praise for the Revised Edition of The Art of Facilitation

"The Art of Facilitation picks up where most other books stop. It describes a whole new array of process tools in a totally accessible way. It delves into the underlying ethics of facilitation to clarify complex questions. This book is also beautifully written. After many years in the profession, I was surprised at the subtle way it helped me gain a new understanding of a number of important facilitation dilemmas. A very insightful contribution to the field!"
—Ingrid Bens, M.Ed., facilitation tutor, Sarasota, Florida, and author of Facilitating with Ease, Advanced Facilitation Strategies, and Facilitating to Lead

"Few books attempt such a broad scope and enriching view of group facilitation. Hunter provides a 'philosophy' of group facilitation, mixed with 'how to.' This is an impressive book, integrating a sincere concern for the reader's personal development."
—Sandy Schuman, editor of The IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation

"Dale Hunter is a giant among practitioners, one of the pioneers in the field, and The Art of Facilitation is a classic. This book distills Dale's years of experience into straightforward, practical advice. Her wisdom comes through in every chapter."
—Sam Kaner, Ph.D., author of the international bestseller, Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making

"In The Art of Facilitation, Dale Hunter treats readers to an exploration of the field of facilitation at the same time she presents her unique approach. Throughout the book, in simple language, Hunter offers a powerful and important message—to facilitate others effectively you must facilitateyourself. Take Hunter's advice and your clients will thank you."
—Roger Schwarz, author of The Skilled Facilitator and coauthor of The Skilled Facilitator Fieldbook