1. To create an agenda for a team meeting.
2. To identify a set of commonly perceived issues facing a work
3. To develop team effectiveness skills.
This exercise works best with an intact team of 12 or less.
A room large enough for the team to work comfortably and that has
wall space for posting flipchart paper.
Easel, flipchart, markers, or push pins.
1. The facilitator discusses the goals of the activity and gives an
overview of the process.
2. Team members are asked to form triads and discuss and list the
issues they believe should be dealt with in the full team meeting.
3. Each triad posts their answers on a flipchart, then reassembles
and presents their lists.
4. Lists are posted on a wall. Duplicate issues are eliminated. Similar
items are combined.
5. Each triad then selects the three most important issues.
6. The facilitator prepares a new list of all the important issues.
7. The facilitator asks the participants to rank order the new list
according to the urgency of the issue. The most urgent issue
should be ranked “1” and so on.
8. The facilitator tallies the rankings.
9. The final rank order list of the issues is posted.