Chapter 14. Assessing Concordance and Discordance
It’s helpful to know how easily the members of a team are influenced by the rest of the membership. When a leader knows if a team has more conformant versus discordant tendencies, it’s easier to determine how closely a team’s decision-making behavior must be managed. When the results of this exercise are shared and discussed with a team, the team may be more open to improving the efficiency of discussing topics and making decisions.
Materials include the following:
• Weight Plot Chart
• Three blank slips of paper per person
The most important element of this exercise is a prepared facilitator who has the confidence and ...