Appendix 2 ▪ Constructive Debate Planning
Many of the forms shown throughout this section can be downloaded from https://www.barnesconti.com/CD/.
1. Frame the problem or issue in a way that is objective and neutral as to cause or solution.
• Framed Issue:
• Desired Outcome:
2. Identify key participants and note any possible vested interests in the outcome. Include yourself.
Place an asterisk (*) next to the name of anyone who could take a facilitator role or consider the use of a neutral facilitator under Step 4.
3. Review conditions for a constructive debate.
• To what degree does each condition already exist? Mark that place on the scale and, ...