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GroupWorks: Getting Things Done in Groups & Entire Series
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GroupWorks: Getting Things Done in Groups & Entire Series
Item #6109
From UMaine Extension
Do you plan, facilitate, or attend meetings? Have you ever wished they could be more rewarding? This series of 8 fact sheets (items #6101-6108)-34 pages in all-will teach you about group productivity and effectiveness. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Select this item to buy entire series of 8 bulletins---or select only specific bulletins below---and click "add to cart" at bottom of page.
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Facilitation: What Is It?
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Facilitation: What Is It?
GroupWorks Series/6109
ISBN #6101
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Bulletin provides a thorough introduction to facilitating meetings and other group work. Describes the facilitator's role, facilitation core practices, behaviors and strategies, and dos and don'ts. Explains how to establish ground rules and seek feedback. Series includes items #6101-6108; see #6109 for entire series. 4 pages. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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The Art of Great Meetings
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The Art of Great Meetings
GroupWorks Series/6109
ISBN #6102
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Bulletin spells out the process for creating productive meetings; explains how to ensure fairness and openness; lists steps to take to prepare for, conduct and follow up meetings; and describes the roles of various group members. Series includes items #6101-6108; see #6109 for entire series. © 2004. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Effective Communication
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Effective Communication
GroupWorks Series/6109
ISBN #6103
Publisher: UMaine Extension
People communicate constantly, but how often effectively? Communication in groups can be particularly challenging. This bulletin explains the importance and techniques of active listening, the art of direct expression, and how to express and receive anger. Identifies blocks to effective communication. Series includes items #6101-6108; see #6109 for entire series. 4 pages. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Appreciating Differences
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Appreciating Differences
GroupWorks Series/6109
ISBN #6104
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Differences can either disrupt or strengthen groups. This bulletin guides facilitators through steps to assess a group and ensure an inclusive climate that fosters effective group work. Provides an understanding of differences, disabilities, thinking and learning styles, and the concept of "people first." Series includes items #6101-6108; see #6109 for entire series. 4 pages. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Thinking Together: Making Better Decisions in Groups
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Thinking Together: Making Better Decisions in Groups
GroupWorks Series/6109
ISBN #6105
Publisher: UMaine Extension
How do groups come to decisions? Vote? Discussion? Consensus? Learn the difference between debate and dialogue, describes a process for clarifying issues and "deciding how to decide," identifies steps to consensus-building and determining who to involve. Series includes items #6101-6108; see #6109 for entire series. 4 pages. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Working With Group Conflict
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Working With Group Conflict
GroupWorks Series/6109
ISBN #6106
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Conflict happens! This fact sheet covers sources of conflict within groups, conflict response styles, personal and group skills, and techniques for resolving conflict. Series includes items #6101-6108; see #6109 for entire series. 4 pages. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Vision, Mission, Goals & Objectives . . . Oh My!
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Vision, Mission, Goals & Objectives . . . Oh My!
GroupWorks Series/6109
ISBN #6107
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Bulletin explains the importance of shared vision to group success, describing how to develop a mission statement, identify goals, objectives, projects and activities, and develop an action plan. Series includes items #6101-6108; see #6109 for entire series. 4 pages. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Organizational Structure: Whats Right for Your Group?
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Organizational Structure: Whats Right for Your Group?
GroupWorks Series/6109
ISBN #6108
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Over time, groups develop a need for organizational structure. Yet the wrong structure can undermine the group's success. This bulletin explains how organizational structure can affect your group, and describes types of "tight" and "loose" structures. Covers adoption, affiliation, independence, and not-for-profit structures such as trusts, unincorporated organizations and corporations. Series includes items #6101-6108; see #6109 for entire series. 6 pages. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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