| Chapter 7 Table of Contents
Facilitating is the process
of assisting the group in accomplishing a specific task, or solving
a particular problem.
Write down the dictionary
To start off a meeting the facilitator may:
1. Remind the group that
his/her role is to keep the group on track, not to control the decisions
that are made.
2. Remind the group of any
rules they made for themselves prior to the meeting.
3. Help the group create
an agenda for the meeting.
4. Check with each person
on agenda agreement and understanding before proceeding.
5. Lead the group in setting
times for each item on the agenda.
During The Meeting The
1. Keep the group on track
and working within their time limits.
2. Question whether or not
their current discussion is contributing to the desired outcome.
3. Check with people for
agreement or disagreement.
4. Summarize what was said
after each agenda item has been discussed.
5. Protect the group from
being dominated by a few individuals.
6. Bring up conflicts.
7. Identify when a suggestion
has been made which the group ignored.
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