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Small Group Facilitation: Improving Process and Performance in Groups and Teams by Judith A. Kolb

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Single Question

Name and Description

Single Question. Process first developed by Carl Larson in 1969 consists of a series of central questions and subquestions that helps groups narrow the focus of a problem. The original technique had five questions; revisions in 1983 and 2001 by Larson and Frank LaFasto changed the questions slightly, added a question on creating a collaborative climate, and included a greater emphasis on facts.

Reference

LaFasto, M. J., & Larson, C. E. (2001). When teams work best. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Use

To encourage a clear focus on the problem by taking a group through a series of questions that examine the problem and lead to a solution.

Materials Needed

•   Flip chart, blackboard, whiteboard, or computer screen that ...

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