Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making
Book: The Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making. By Sam Kaner, with Lenny Lind, Catherine Tolda, Sarah Fisk and Duane Berger
"This book provides the tools to put democratic values into practice in groups and organizations. Designed to help groups increase participation and collaboration, promote mutual understanding, honor diversity, and make effective, inclusive, participatory decisions, it is loaded with graphics, guidelines and hand outs, and presents more than 200 valuable tools and skills. It is perfect for managers, participants, seasoned practitioners, and students of working group dynamics."
Recommended by David Frayne:
"The Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making is the best available training manual and resource for facilitators, managers and leaders who want to encourage full participation, promote mutual understanding and help groups build inclusive, sustainable agreements. It presents more than 200 tools and skills and places them in the context of a realistic model of group dynamics." (http://www.decisionbridges.com/pages/publications.htm)