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The Art and Power of Facilitation by Kathleen B. Hass, Alice Zavala

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Chapter 3Facilitation—It’s an Art and a Science

In This Chapter:

  • Facilitation versus Subject Matter Expertise

  • The Roles and Responsibilities of the Facilitator

What is facilitation? Facilitation is different things to different people. We offer the following definitions for consideration. Facilitation is:

  • A process in which an objective meeting chairperson helps a group, composed of people with diverse expertise and styles of interaction, work together effectively to achieve a predetermined outcome

  • A process to foster team collaboration, manage ...

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