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ERIC Number: ED020460
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
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GROUP THINKING AND CONFERENCE LEADERSHIP. REVISED EDITION.
UTTERBACK, WILLIAM E.
REVISED TO INCLUDE UP-TO-DATE MATERIALS, THIS BOOK IS CONCERNED WITH COOPERATIVE THINKING AS A DEMOCRATIC PROCEDURE. IT IS ADDRESSED TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATE IN OR LEAD INFORMAL DISCUSSION IN SMALL GROUPS--COMMITTEES, STAFF MEETINGS, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS--AND TREATS IN DETAIL DISCUSSION IN THE CLASSROOM, RADIO AND TELEVISION, THE BUSINESS CONFERENCE, AND THE COMMUNITY ROUND TABLE. THE FIRST SECTION PRESENTS THOSE GENERAL PRINCIPLES APPLICABLE TO ALL DISCUSSION INVOLVING GROUP THINKING. THE SECOND CONSIDERS SOME OF THE LOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF THINKING WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO PREPARING FOR AND PARTICIPATING IN DISCUSSION. THE THIRD DEALS WITH THE SPECIAL PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED IN SEVERAL TYPICAL DISCUSSION SITUATIONS. THE APPENDIX INCLUDES 71 CASE PROBLEMS FOR CLASSROOM USE, SUGGESTIONS FOR THE ORGANIZATION OF COURSES IN DISCUSSION, AND TWO RADIO PANEL DISCUSSIONS WHICH DEMONSTRATE PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES ANALYZED IN THE TEXT. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON, INC., 383 MADISON AVE., NEW YORK 10017. 244 PAGES. (AJ)
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