Managing Group Process

Managing Group Process

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Aimed at front-line and senior managers faced with ongoing reorganization and an increasingly reluctant workforce, this book examines what it takes to facilitate problem solving, decision-making, and workforce retention and commitment. Gottlieb explains that managers can most effectively facilitate by adopting a hands-on strategy for processes rather than tasks. This book describes the skills and tools needed for leading and managing groups with consistency, commitment, and courage. Six core skills essential to facilitating group processes are presented: DEGREESL DEGREESDBL Initiating DEGREESL DEGREESDBL Questioning DEGREESL DEGREESDBL Active Listening DEGREESL DEGREESDBL Responding DEGREESL DEGREESDBL Resolving DEGREESL DEGREESDBL Closing/Committing DEGREESL Gottlieb discusses the most helpful tools a manager can use for facilitation, including planning, organizing, and directing group processes. Ethical guidelines are provided in conjunction with a discussion of tDavis, Brian, L., Carol J. Skube, Lowell W. Hellervik, Susan H. Gebelein, and James L. Sheard. The Successful Managera#39;s Handbook: Development Suggestions for Todaya#39;s Managers. Minneapolis, MN: Personnel Decisions, Inc., 1992.

Title:Managing Group Process
Author:Marvin R. Gottlieb
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 2003-01-01


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