Using the Group to Consult to the Final Decision Maker
Here you ask for the group’s input to shape a decision you are about to make. You propose a decision and gather the group’s reactions. This is an effective approach when you want to test some draft decision with the hope of modifying and improving it before deciding on its final form.
This template can be used to create a stand-alone meeting dedicated to consulting on a decision, or incorporated into longer meetings covering additional topics.Related Posts:
To make a decision that respects input and ideas from others..
- Author: Richard Lent, Ph.D.
- Duration: 35 - 45 minutes
- Group Size: 12 or fewer
- Solution Categories: Managers
- Silent Reflection
- Closing and Next Steps
25-page Facilitator's Guide with tips, step-by-step instructions, & resources
PDF printable guide includes:
- An Introduction to the Five C's: Methods for Reaching Decisions with a Group
- A Comparison of the Strengths and Weaknesses of Each Method
- Three Example Meeting Structures
- Step by Step Meeting Instructions
- Links to Additional Resources