Marvellous Meetings: A Facilitator's Guide

Boorman, Sarah
November 2002
Management Services;Nov2002, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p4
Academic Journal
Provides information on the book "Marvellous Meetings: A Facilitator's Guide,' by Christine Newton. The book clearly sets out the principles of running an effective meeting in a concise manner before moving on to examining the documentation appropriate for different types of meetings. This volume details the roles and responsibilities of participants to maximize contributors' impact upon the effectiveness of meetings. Through the inclusion of sections relevant for each role, the reader can increase their understanding of the aims and objectives of others preset, while assisting becoming the person everyone wants at their meeting for their skill in a variety of suitable roles. By providing practical aids, it truly serves as a useful resource for skill development. The focus here is on empowering the individual towards self-development rather than dictating the correct methods.


Related Articles

  • Self-help CLASSICS. O'Connor, Gail // Shape;Jul2005, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p48 

    Presents information on various self-help books which are guides to happiness and stress relief.

  • Idiot's Guide for Dummies. Harper, Jennifer // Insight on the News;12/13/99, Vol. 15 Issue 46, p28 

    Highlights the popularity of self-help books in the United States. Titles of these books from IDG Books; Topics covered by these books; Factors attributed to their popularity.

  • Self-help books and clinical intervention. Pardeck, John T. // Journal of Instructional Psychology;Dec91, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p270 

    Focuses on the use of self-help books in clinical practice. Mixed findings on the effectiveness of books; Proliferation concerns; Product and use of self-help books.

  • Psychologists and Self-Help Books: Attitudes and Prescriptive Practices of Clinicians.  // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Jul1988, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p448 

    Presents data regarding the use of self-help books by psychologists and their attitudes toward such works. Findings on the readership and prescription of popularized self-help books among psychologists; Positive evaluation of the utility of self-help books; Exploration of how and why these...

  • Self-Help Books: Some Ethical Questions. Becvar, Raphael J. // Personnel & Guidance Journal;Nov78, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p160 

    Self-help books may be a useful resource to counselors in their work with counselees. They may contribute, however, to the development of psychological problems or prevent people from seeking help when needed. The utopia promised by self-help books may be a pathology in its own right as...

  • Self-help books gets mixed reviews.  // Psychotherapy Letter;Nov94, Vol. 6 Issue 11, Following p8 

    Focuses on the effectiveness of using self-help books. Responsible marketing of self-help books; Difficulty of testing self-help approaches; Help offered by transition books.

  • A replication of rated relevance of self-help words from psychology books. Forest, James J. // Psychological Reports;Oct98, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p674 

    Rates words from psychology books which are relevant to self-help behavior. Replication of the findings on different sets of bestselling and nonbestselling books; Selection of the stimulus material for publication; Analysis of the word ratings based on relevance.

  • BOOKS FOR LIVING.  // Kirkus Reviews;10/15/2016, Vol. 86 Issue 20, p179 

    No abstract available.

  • Self-help medical advice was popular in the 1930s, too. Clarfield, Mark // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p1272 

    Relates some of the suggestions, treatments and remedies from a self-help booklet written in 1936 called `What to do until the doctor comes,' sponsored by the Mutual Benefit Health and Accident Association. An obsession with enemas and purges; The use of raw meat juice.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics