ERIC Number: ED372197
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Discovering Common Ground: How Future Search Conferences Bring People Together To Achieve Breakthrough Innovation, Empowerment, Shared Vision, and Collaborative Action.
Weisbord, Marvin R.; And Others
This book contains 35 papers about planning and holding future search conferences, as well as their benefits and likely future directions. The following papers are included: "Applied Common Sense" (Weisbord); "Inventing the Search Conference" (Weisbord); "Building Collaborative Communities" (Schindler-Rainman, Lippitt); "Parallel Paths to Community" (Weisbord); "Conditions for Success" (Emery, Weisbord); "Search Conference Methodology for Practitioners" (Baburoglu, Garr); "Adapting to Rapid Change Using Search Conferences" (Haugen); "Informing Participants of What To Expect" (Brokhaug); "Touring 'The Four-Room Apartment'" (Weisbord); "Future Search Conferences and the New Science" (Wheatley); "Dialogue as a Path toward Wholeness" (Briggs); "Strategic Planning in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services" (Wooten, Libby); "Revising Brigham Young University's Business School Curriculum" (Wheatley); "Human Resource Future Strategy at StorageTek" (Frank, Rehm); "AMI Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center Develops a New Vision" (Angus); "Conservation Strategy for Pakistan" (Schwass); "Planning for the Electricity Sector in Colombia" (Smith); "Planning, Designing and Managing Large-Scale Searches" (Morley, Trist); "Water Quality in the Upper Colorado River Basin" (Rehm, Schweitz, Granata); "Contextual Searching" (Franklin, Morley); "Empowering People with Diabetes" (Crombie); "Setting National and Local Priorities" (Davies); "Preserving Freshwater Fisheries" (Axelrod); "Northern Entrepreneurs Decide Their Future" (McIntosh, Wanlin); "Rural International Development" (Tuecke); "From Engineer to Searcher" (Hutzel); "Leading Search Conferences" (Richardson); "Training Search Conference Managers" (Emery); "Doing by Learning, Learning by Doing" (Fambrough); "Isle of Jersey Future Search" (Dubras, Brokhaug); "Center for International Education" (Cumming); "Ohio Childhood Development Conference" (Kloth); "Effective Dialogue and the New Technology" (Emery); "Creative Search Gathering" (Burgess); and "Applied Imagination + Current Events = Unlimited Possibilities" (Weisbord). Contains 104 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Case Studies, Change Agents, Community Development, Conferences, Cooperative Planning, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Planning, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Group Dynamics, Innovation, International Education, Labor Force Development, Organizational Development, Postsecondary Education, Rural Areas, Strategic Planning, Vocational Education
Berret-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 155 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94104-4109 (quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
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