In this exciting resource book, two of today's acknowledged games masters serve up a cookbook of activities that anyone leading a meeting or giving a presentation can use to break the ice, generate a lively discussion, or simply give a group a 'breather' from the monotony of a boring staff meeting or presentation. Each of the 75 group games and activities here is adapted from the best-selling "Games Trainers Play" series and shortened to suit the needs of managers and team leaders for use with their departments, staff, or committees.
Respected teacher, widely published author, and consultant to organizations in the areas of training and supervisory development. He is Professor Emeritus of Management in the Management Studies Department of the Labovitz School of Business and Economics at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD). McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide
Introduction. How to Use This Book. Climate Setting, Icebreakers, and Session Openers. Presentation Boosters. Motivating Your Group. Creativity and Problem-Solving. Surfacing Hidden Problems in Your Group. Team Building Exercises. Manging Change: Dealing with Resistance and Getting Buy-in. Communication, Listening and Feedback Activities.