Unlocking Group Potential to Improve Schools : Principles, Tips, and Tools, by Robert J. Garmston
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- ISBN: 9781412998895 | 1412998891
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 4/19/2012
Developing groups for productive collaboration and highly effective meetings While training leaders in how to conduct effective meetings is important, instructing group members on how to maximize their contributions to the professional development process and respond when things go wrong is just as valuable. This book will help group members understand what it takes to work together effectively, from learning about roles to understanding principles and processes that help make the group's work more successful. The authors describe the following steps for optimizing collaboration: Set clear goals Determine the meeting members' roles Understand the meeting structure and the need to collaborate to achieve results Set clear decision-making processes and responsibilities Direct members to work in their areas of strength