The Electronic Discussion on
Group Facilitation
Process Expertise for Group Effectiveness
Moderator: Sandor P. Schuman

Internet Resources

From the Electronic Discussion on Group Facilitation

www.albany.edu/cpr/gf/

Electronic mailing lists and World Wide Web resources related to group facilitation

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WORLD WIDE WEB RESOURCES

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Group Facilitation: Process Expertise for Group Effectiveness

http://www.albany.edu/cpr/gf/

International Association of Facilitators

www.iaf-world.org

group-games.com

http://www.group-games.com/

Open Space, Future Search, Dialogue, Appreciative Inquiry and Wisdom Council

www.openfutures.com

Simply Better! Continuous Improvement (U.S. Department of Labor)

http://esc.ttrc.doleta.gov/simplyb/

1000 Quotations for Business, Management & Training

www.gnp.co.uk/

Sample consulting contracts for non-profits

http://CharityChannel.com/CONSULT-L

The Role of the Facilitator (article)

http://members.xoom.com/cooperate/articles.htm

The Facilitator

http://www.thefacilitator.com/

American Society for Training and Development

www.astd.org

Interviews of 20 business managers who practice spiritual principles (yoga) in their work

http://www.oceansofenergy.com/godonjob.htm

Creative Problem Solving Institute

http://www.cef-cpsi.org/CPSI.htm 

National Conference on Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution (NCPCR)

http://www.apeacemaker.net/

Video of facilitators in action

www.businesshuddle.com

Online Facilitator Training Manual

http://worldtrans.org/TP/TP1/TP1TOP.HTML

Participatory Initiatives

http://tdg.uoguelph.ca/~pi

Group exercises (many taken from mbf/gf FAQs)

http://www.oac.uoguelph.ca/~pi/pdrc/facbox.html

Facilicom: Facilitating without paper

http://www.facili.com

Training & Development

http://www.tcm.com/trdev/

Training and Seminar Locators

http://www.tasl.com/tasl/home.html

Participatory Initatives

http://tdg.uoguelph.ca/~pi

Learning Organizations

http://world.std.com/~LO

Leadership Homepage:

http://www.oise.on.ca/~bwillard/leadaid.htm

Community Building Homepage:

http://vision-nest.com/vn/cbw/CommunityBuilding.html

The National Organization Development Network

http://www.tmn.com/odn/index.html

Archives from the ODN list

http://lists.tmn.com/cgi-bin/lwgate/odnet/archives

Teamnet Listserv WWW site

http://www.workteams.unt.edu

The Resources Connection: Serving the Learning Organization Community

http://www.resourcesconnect.com

Business information and tools

http://www.smartbiz.com

Conflict resolution based "The Magic of Conflict" by Thomas Crum

http://www.aikiworks.com/

CreativeAdvantage, creativity and innovation newsletter

www.demon.co.uk/advantage/create/index.htm

Appreciative Inquiry

www.appreciative-inquiry.org

www.serve.com/taos/article.html

Enlightened Leadership: Getting to the Heart of Change

www.enleadership.com/articles.html

"Wicked" versus "tame" problems; chaos, complexity, and self-organization

www.gdss.com/wicked.htm

www.brint.com/Systems.htm#COMPtools

Psychodrama

http://pages.nyu.edu/~as245/AITG/http://www.artswire.org/asgpp

Consulting Jobs Posted

www.chemmgrs.com

The Facilitation Factory

www.facilitationfactory.com

Center for the Study of Work Teams

www.workteams.unt.edu

Bernie DeKoven Center for Fun & Profit

www.california.com/~meetings

The Meeting Meter ("Taxi Meter for Meetings")

www.california.com/fun/product.htm

Transformational Consulting Services

www.tcslearning.co.za

Bob Willard's "LeaderAid"

www.oise.on.ca/%7Ebwillard/leadaid.htm

3M Meeting Network

www.3m.com/meetingnetwork

Intentional Communties Resource

www.infoteam.com/nonprofit/nica/resource.html

Nonprofit Managers' Library-Administrative Skills-Meeting Management Guidelines

www.mapnp.org/library

QCI International

www.qci-intl.com

Use Cases

http://members.aol.com/acockburn/

Techniques on creativity and innovation

www.ozemail.com.au/~caveman/Creative/Techniques

Innovative thinking

www.thinksmart.com

TeamTrac, Inc. articles and coaching tips

www.teamtrac.com

Checklist for running effective meetings

www.infoteam.com/nonprofit/nica/Effmeet.html

Semiotics:

www.cudenver.edu/~mryder/itc_data/semiotics.html

www.louisville.edu/~sxskag01/vis.sem.homepage.html

www.aber.ac.uk/~dgc/semiotic.html

www.uni-kassel.de/fb3/psych/pers/meyer/boma

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M@N@GEMENT, A Peer-Refereered Review On Management

www.dmsp.dauphine.fr/Management/

Open Space Technology

www.openspaceworld.org

Sociometry

www.artswire.org/asgpp/

Institute for Cultural Affairs

www.icaworld.org

Temperament Research Institute

www.tri-network.com/

Types Personality Profile (TPP)

chebucto.ns.ca/Health/Psychosynthesis/iamop

Ethical uses of psychological type

www.aptcentral.org/aptethic.htm

THE BUSINESS READER REVIEW

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