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  • Gurus of Large Group Interventions Actions for 'Gurus of Large Group Interventions'\n\nGurus of Large Group Interventions\n\nActions for 'Gurus of Large Group Interventions'\n\nSandra Janoff and Marvin Weisbord are the original developers of the Future Search method and are the founders of the Future Search Network. Corporations pay a lot of money for their services, but fortunately they have a few videos up on YouTube so you can get a taste of what kind of material they go through when giving a seminar. Find some videos from one or both of them and share the link to the video that you find the most useful. \n\nHarrison Owen is the developer of Open Space Technology. He also has a few videos up on YouTube as well. Take a look at some of his videos and share the link to one that you found to be the most useful.\n\nAnswer the following questions concenring the videos on Future Search and Open Space:\n\nDid the videos help you understand any of the concepts from the background readings? Be specific as to what concepts were covered in the videos that were also covered in the readings.\n\nWas the video well organized and presented? Based on the video, are you surprised that Weisbord, Janoff, and Owen are successful consultants?\n\nModule 2 - BackgroundLarge Group InterventionsRequired Reading\n\nTo start out this module, view these two videos for a basic introduction to the large group intervention methods Open Space Technology and Future Search. These are short animated videos that will explain the basics of these methods\n\nPashley, S. (2012). Open Space. NHS Research and Development Forum.\\_YkHU\n\nKaapz. (2010). Kaapz and Future Search\n\nNow read these two articles for a basic overview of large group interventions such as Future Search and Open Space Technology:\n\nNixon, B. (1998). Creating the futures we desire - getting the whole system into the room: Part I. Industrial and Commercial Training, 30(1), 4-11. [Proquest]\n\nLeith, M. (1996). Organizational change and large group interventions. Career Development International, 1(4), 19-23. [Proquest]\n\nFinally, take a closer and more detailed look at Future Search and Open Space Technology with these final two readings that are highly important for your assignments. You will be required to cite these readings in your papers:\n\nNorum, K. E. (2005). Chapter 15: Future Search conversation. In , Dialogue as a Means of Collective Communication (pp. 323-333). Springer Science & Business Media B.V. / Books. [EBSCOhost]\n\nHogan, C. (2003). Chapter 12: Developing workable relationships. Practical Facilitation: A Toolkit of Techniques. London, GBR: Kogan Page Ltd., pp. 334-343 [Ebrary. Note: you don't have to read the whole chapter, just the section on Open Space Technology]\n\nOptional Reading"},{"left":"","right":""},{"left":"","right":""},{"left":"","right":""}]

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