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Open space technology : a user's guide / Harrison Owen.

By: Owen, Harrison, 1935-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, c2008Edition: 3rd ed., rev. and expanded.Description: xiii, 198 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781576754764 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Group decision making | Spatial behavior | Congresses and conventions -- Planning | Conference rooms | Space utilizationDDC classification: 658.4036 OWE
Contents:
Table of Contents Preface to the Third Edition 1 Chapter I Open Space Technology? 4 The Genesis of Open Space Technology 6 Experience to Date 9 Coming Attractions 13 Chapter II Preparation 16 Appropriateness 16 It Always Works 17 Working with the Client If You Are NOT the Sponsor 19 Focus and Intent 23 The Group 26 How Many? 28 The Invitation 29 Time and Space 33 OST in Combination 36 Space 36 Other Considerations; Like When Do We Eat? 39 Supplies 40 Consultation with the Facility Management 42 Checklist for Open Space 43 Chapter III Proceedings and the Electronic Connection 45 How Does It Work Practically? 46 Keep It Simple 47 How Many Printers? 49 Reports without Computers 50 Wikis, Blogs, and Websites 50 Chapter IV Personal Preparation for Open Space 52 Creating and Holding Time and Space 53 Being Authentically Present 56 Self-Preparation 58 Chapter V Site Preparation 60 Physical Arrangements: Chairs in a Circle 61 Plenty of Space 61 Make the Wall Accessible 62 And Nothing in the Middle (Almost) 62 Creation and Placement of Signs 63 Space/Time Matrix and Daily Schedule 65 Report Production 70 Chapter VI Creating Time and Space 71 Welcome 72 Focus the Group 73 State the Theme 74 Describe the Process 76 The Four Principles and One Law 81 A Final Admonition 87 Time to Go to Work 88 Creating the Community Bulletin Board 90 Opening the Village Marketplace 93 Chapter VII Holding Time and Space 96 Collecting Coffee Cups and Trash 96 Sensing and Responding to the Environment 97 Morning Announcements and Evening News 101 Empowering the People 105 Potholes in the Road 106 Heavy Weather 107 Space Invaders 109 Dealing with the Outrageous 111 To Intervene or Not Intervene 114 Chapter VIII Movement to Action 117 Getting the Whole System in the Room 118 Prioritization and Action Planning 120 Sticky Dots 122 Voting 123 Convergence and Action Plans 125 Another Way: Opening the Space for Action 128 Chapter IX Endings and New Beginnings 133 The Talking Stick Ceremony 135 Alternatives to the Talking Stick Ceremony 138 Reflections on Open Space: The Medicine Wheel 139 Chapter X Follow-Up 146 Keep the Space Open/Open More Space 149 Chapter XI Unexpected Gifts: Leadership, Performance, Peace 153 Leadership 154 High Performance 158 Peace and Peacemaking 162 Chapter XII What Next? 167 Additional Resources 173
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of Contents
Preface to the Third Edition 1
Chapter I Open Space Technology? 4
The Genesis of Open Space Technology 6
Experience to Date 9
Coming Attractions 13
Chapter II Preparation 16
Appropriateness 16
It Always Works 17
Working with the Client If You Are NOT the Sponsor 19
Focus and Intent 23
The Group 26
How Many? 28
The Invitation 29
Time and Space 33
OST in Combination 36
Space 36
Other Considerations; Like When Do We Eat? 39
Supplies 40
Consultation with the Facility Management 42
Checklist for Open Space 43
Chapter III Proceedings and the Electronic Connection 45
How Does It Work Practically? 46
Keep It Simple 47
How Many Printers? 49
Reports without Computers 50
Wikis, Blogs, and Websites 50
Chapter IV Personal Preparation for Open Space 52
Creating and Holding Time and Space 53
Being Authentically Present 56
Self-Preparation 58
Chapter V Site Preparation 60
Physical Arrangements: Chairs in a Circle 61
Plenty of Space 61
Make the Wall Accessible 62
And Nothing in the Middle (Almost) 62
Creation and Placement of Signs 63
Space/Time Matrix and Daily Schedule 65
Report Production 70
Chapter VI Creating Time and Space 71
Welcome 72
Focus the Group 73
State the Theme 74
Describe the Process 76
The Four Principles and One Law 81
A Final Admonition 87
Time to Go to Work 88
Creating the Community Bulletin Board 90
Opening the Village Marketplace 93
Chapter VII Holding Time and Space 96
Collecting Coffee Cups and Trash 96
Sensing and Responding to the Environment 97
Morning Announcements and Evening News 101
Empowering the People 105
Potholes in the Road 106
Heavy Weather 107
Space Invaders 109
Dealing with the Outrageous 111
To Intervene or Not Intervene 114
Chapter VIII Movement to Action 117
Getting the Whole System in the Room 118
Prioritization and Action Planning 120
Sticky Dots 122
Voting 123
Convergence and Action Plans 125
Another Way: Opening the Space for Action 128
Chapter IX Endings and New Beginnings 133
The Talking Stick Ceremony 135
Alternatives to the Talking Stick Ceremony 138
Reflections on Open Space: The Medicine Wheel 139
Chapter X Follow-Up 146
Keep the Space Open/Open More Space 149
Chapter XI Unexpected Gifts: Leadership, Performance, Peace 153
Leadership 154
High Performance 158
Peace and Peacemaking 162
Chapter XII What Next? 167
Additional Resources 173

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