101 Great Games & Activities (Pfeiffer Electronic Downloads)

101 Great Games & Activities (Pfeiffer Electronic Downloads)

By: Arthur B. VanGundy (editor)Paperback

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Training dynamite! Training mastermind Arthur VanGundy, author of the best-selling Brain Boosters for Business Advantage, has assembled 101 original games and activities guaranteed to satisfy almost every conceivable training need. These dynamic exercises are accompanied by: * Concise objectives * Recommended uses * Suggested audience * Required time * Necessary materials * Detailed procedures * Potential discussion topics * Possible variations ...and more! Get VanGundy's best-selling game assortment and add these simple, practical, power-packed resources to your training arsenal today!

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About Author

Arthur B. VanGundy, Ph.D. is Professor of Communication at the University of Oklahoma and President of VanGundy & Associates, a creativity and innovation consulting firm. He has over 30 years experience in higher education and idea generation training and facilitation. His academic degrees are from Ohio Wesleyan University (B.A.), Miami University Ohio (M.S.), and Ohio State University (Ph.D.). VanGundy is considered a pioneer in his work on idea generation techniques. He wrote the creativity training program for the American Management Association and the creativity chapter for The American Marketing Association's Marketing Encyclopedia 2000. He is an Associate of the Innovation Network, was editor of the Creativity in Action monthly newsletter for 11 years, and has received leadership service awards from the Creative Education Foundation and the Singapore government. He also served on the Commissioner s Education Roundtable of the U.S. Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks. VanGundy has been invited to speak at organizations across the globe including the Administrative Management Society, American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), U.S. Chamber of Commerce, The Institute for Management Studies, and the Scandinavian International Problem Solving Institute. He also has been interviewed for such publications as Dun's Review, Business Week, Fortune Small Business, American Society of Training and Development Journal, Science Digest, Inc, Success, U.S. News & World Report, Sales & Marketing Management, and The New York Times.


Career Development Myths 3 Doris J. Shallcross Objects 5 Arthur VanGundy Occupational Grab Bag 7 Arthur VanGundy Road Maps 10 Frank Prince Change Management Broomstick Demonstration 17 M. K. Key, Blair Nickle, & Caroline Portis Creating Aim 25 M. K. Key & Scott Fisher Helping Others Deal with Change 29 M. K. Key & Scott Fisher Turning Misery into Merriment 33 Anne Durrum Robinson Clarifying Expectations Guaranteed to Fail 37 Sivasailam Thiagarajan & Raja Thiagarajan The Tie That Binds 41 Arthur VanGundy We ve Got Rhythm 43 Janice Kilgore & Arthur VanGundy Wall Murals 45 Arthur VanGundy Climate Setting Bond and Connect 49 Robert Alan Black Feather Talk 51 Deanna Berg Perceptions 53 Roger J. Syverson Rumperstickers 55 Anne Durrum Robinson Vanity Plates 57 Robert Alan Black Communication Do You Hear What I Play? 61 Suzanne E. Jonas Incredible Difficulty of Communicating Simple Ideas 63 Margaret J. King Influence, Not Authority 65 Marlene Caroselli It s Crystal Clear to Me 70 Leslie Berger & Nance Guilmartin Language Bias 72 Melinda M. Morris Creativity Belt It Out 79 Roger J. Syverson It Just Doesn t Add Up 81 Unknown More Ideas Than You! 84 Arthur VanGundy Promoting and Selling Ideas 88 Robert L. A.Trost That s the Worst Idea I ve Ever Heard! 90 Arthur VanGundy Think About It 92 Rick Kirschner Tripping 94 Suzanne E. Jonas Diversity Divided or Diversified? 99 Penny Hampton I Believe 101 Merry C. Buchanan It s a Man s World After All 103 Merry C. Buchanan Mandalas 105 Doris J. Shallcross Music Machine 107 Janice Kilgore Under the Sea 109 Merry C. Buchanan Valuing Diversity 111 Richard G.Wong & Kristin A. Poppenheimer Energizers Box of Life 125 Arie Maat Go Team! RAH! 127 Penny Hampton Hands-On Networking 129 Robert Alan Black Hugs and Kisses 131 Penny Hampton Meet and Greet 133 Janice Kilgore What s My Line? 135 Richard Whelan & Robert Merritt Evaluation Benchmarking Team Feelings 139 Mary K.Wallgren Phrase Phases 143 Arthur VanGundy Pieces of the Puzzle 146 Penny Hampton Showing What We Have Learned 148 Robert Alan Black Stand by Me 150 Arthur VanGundy Getting to Know You Cartoon Time 155 Roger J. Syverson Comic Relief 157 Melinda M. Morris Let s Connect! 159 Leslie Berger Let s Get to Know One Another 161 Robert Alan Black Light, Medium, or Heavy 164 Sivasailam Thiagarajan & Raja Thiagarajan Picture That 167 Arthur VanGundy Puzzling 170 Arthur VanGundy Who Are These People? 172 Robert Alan Black Goal Setting Goal Pictures 177 Arthur VanGundy New Hires 179 Merry C. Buchanan Personal Mission Statement 181 Melinda M. Morris S.M.A.R.T. Basketball 184 Arthur VanGundy Icebreakers Boxes of Your Life 189 Robert Alan Black Corporate Jester 191 Dave Gunby Handshaking 193 Robert Alan Black KNOWU Cards 195 Mary K.Wallgren Implementation Five Double You s 205 Arthur VanGundy Mental Rehearsal 207 Suzanne E. Jonas Sandwich to Go 209 Arthur VanGundy Taking Ownership of New Ideas 211 Melinda M. Morris Interviewing Baptism by Fire 217 Janice Kilgore Empowered to Know 221 Janice Kilgore Group Interviewing Criteria 224 Janice Kilgore More Than One Way to Skin a Question 226 Richard Whelan & Robert Merritt Taking Charge 230 Janice Kilgore Tri-Counseling 233 Gary Wagenheim Leadership Follow the Word Leader 239 Arthur VanGundy It All Depends 241 Arthur VanGundy Leadership Inventory 244 Melinda M. Morris There Must Be a Leader in This Group 247 Robert Alan Black Listening Been There, Said That 251 Rick Kirschner Say What? 253 Arthur VanGundy Talking Stick 255 Maggie Dugan Will We or Won t We? 258 Peter R.Garber Negotiation How to Win Over the Boss 265 Merry C. Buchanan Lobbying 269 Kip L. Lilly More Similar Than Different 283 Melinda M. Morris Saucy Deal 285 Bill Lazarus & Arthur VanGundy Problem Solving I Never Thought of It That Way! 291 Leslie Berger & Nance Guilmartin Pipe Cleaner Challenge 294 Don Crane Problem as Solution to Another Problem 296 Judith Morgan & Andre de Zanger Things That Rhyme 298 Peter R.Garber Whole-Brain Writing 301 Margaret J. King & Arthur VanGundy Team Building Composition 305 Janice Kilgore Excuuuse Me! 308 Rick Kirschner Get on the Soapbox 310 Arie Maat Relationship Map 312 Mary K.Wallgren Role Observation Illumination 316 Gary Wagenheim Secret Coaches 319 Sivasailam Thiagarajan & Raja Thiagarajan Six Pack 321 Doris J. Shallcross Values Identifying Cultural Assumptions 325 J. G. O Boyle Values Roll Call 327 Melinda M. Morris Value Valuation 329 Janice Kilgore Why? Why? Why? 331 Arthur VanGundy About the Editor 333 About the Authors 335

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/02/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781118296011
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 372
  • ID: 9781118296011
  • weight: 848
  • ISBN10: 111829601X

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