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Author Newstrom, John W.

Title The big book of business games : icebreakers, creativity exercises, and meeting energizers / John W. Newstrom and Edward E. Scannell
Published New York : McGraw-Hill, [1996]


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 MELB  658.40353 New/Bbo  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 170 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Climate setting, icebreakers, and session openers : Easy ways to break the ice ; Who are you? ; Bingo game ; The 30-second monolog ; Treasure hunt ; Limericks -- 2. Motivating your group : Warm fuzzies feel sooooooo good! ; Three types of people ; Making work like play ; Just a little bit better ; Awareness of others' needs ; Success is ... -- 3. Creative problem solving : We're all wealthy! ; Consultant for a minute ; The mind is a wonderful thing ; Brainteasers ; Outside the box ; Count the squares ; What if? ; Brainstorming revisited ; Pack up your troubles ; No time to waste -- 4. Managing change: dealing with resistance and getting buy-in : Perceptual barriers to change ; Action planning for changes ; Confronting myths ; Managing change ; Change is the name of this game ; Searching for quality -- 5. Surfacing hidden on-the-job problems : I wish, I wish ; Ten simple questions? ; Portrait of my job ; Our customer is wealthy -- 6. Team-building exercises : The jigsaw puzzle ; Is it a "go" or "no go"? ; What's in (on) a penny? ; The human spider web ; Everyone holds the key to the puzzle ; Most? Best? Greatest? ; The tie that binds ; Giving and getting ; A bag full of money ; Team leadership test ; Traits of leadership -- 7. Presentation boosters : Rapid review ; What's on your mind? ; Poker-faced participation ; Fairness in negotiations ; How did this meeting go? -- 8. Communication, listening, and feedback activities : Let's play ball ; Can we talk? ; Fire, aim, ready? ; Nonverbal introductions ; Let's talk ; The animal analogy
Summary For this book, the authors have selected the best games from the "Games Trainers Play" series and adapted them for any business professional. There are 75 games and activities to choose from, each designed to be fast and fun and to stimulate discussion
Analysis Business Meetings
Notes Includes index
其他题名:Icebreakers, Creativity Exercises, and Meeting Energizer
Subject Decision making.
Management games.
Communication in management.
Business meetings.
Author Scannell, Edward E.
LC no. 95044899
ISBN 0070464766