Facile Facilitation

Goldman, Michael
August 2006
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Aug2006, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p17
The article gives advice to leaders on maintaining neutrality to facilitate a group within business organizations. It advises leaders with vested interest to speak with like-minded participants before the meeting. It gives an idea on how a leader can help the group expand its possibilities during decision-making and action-planning.


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