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ERIC Number: ED372197
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 442
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-881052-08-7
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)
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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Language: English
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