How To Get A Word In Edgewise

July 2009
TeamWork;Jul2009, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p6
The article suggests techniques that would help in providing equal opportunities to all work team members to voice their opinions on the ideas suggested by their team mates. Comments on setting an egg timer to allow each member to speak for a fixed duration while voicing their views or during brainstorming and passing the torch method, are also included.


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