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Author Barnes, B. Kim, author.

Title Building better ideas : how constructive debate inspires courage, collaboration and breakthrough solutions / B. Kim Barnes.

Publication Info. Oakland : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated, 2019.


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Description 1 online resource (viii, 153 pages) : illustrations
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Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction: Why Do We Always Have to Have "The Meeting After the Meeting?"; PART ONE. Where Are the Good Ideas?: The Need for Constructive Debate; 1. What Is Constructive Debate?; 2. How Do We Form Ideas and Arrive at a Position?; 3. Power, Fear, Apathy, and Groupthink: Why Do Bad Ideas Get a Pass?; PART TWO. How to Build Better Ideas: Learning the Skills of Constructive Debate; 4. Introduction to the Skills of Constructive Debate; 5. Expressing Ideas; 6. Engaging Others; 7. Exploring Views; 8. Challenging Positions
PART THREE. Designing for Better Ideas: Implementing Constructive Debate9. Establishing the Conditions for Constructive Debate; 10. Facilitating the Process of a Constructive Debate; 11. Developing and Maintaining a Culture and Processes that Encourage Breakthrough Solutions; Conclusion: Building Better Ideas; Appendix 1: Skills and Tools for Facilitating a Constructive Debate; Appendix 2: Constructive Debate Planning; Appendix 3: Tools and Templates; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; About the Author
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Why do teams settle for bad ideas or kill good ones? Popular consultant Kim Barnes's unique process of Constructive Debate shows how teams can create better ideas and outcomes by eliminating obstacles to honest discussion, creativity, and collaboration"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Communication in personnel management.
Debates and debating.
Teams in the workplace.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Workplace Culture.
Communication in personnel management. (OCoLC)fst00870235
Debates and debating. (OCoLC)fst00888743
Leadership. (OCoLC)fst00994701
Teams in the workplace. (OCoLC)fst01144679
Other Form: Print version: Barnes, B. Kim. Building Better Ideas : How Constructive Debate Inspires Courage, Collaboration and Breakthrough Solutions. Oakland : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated, ©2019
ISBN 9781523085620 (electronic book)
1523085622 (electronic book)
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