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Storytelling Exercices (pdf) Delegation Poker and Delegation Board - to clarify roles and responsibilities and foster faster decision making. Overview 1 - Tell - you tell how it has to be done, you decide.

Delegation Poker and Delegation Board - to clarify roles and responsibilities and foster faster decision making

Synectics. The name Synectics combines Greek word parts and suggests, "the bringing together of diverse elements.


" Description The basis of Synectics lies in the meaning of the name. Throughout a Synectics session, the facilitator is responsible for bringing together and guiding a diversity of people, their divergent ideas, and random stimulation. This is accomplished in planning as well in the idea-generating sessions. Role reversal. Role reversal is one of the psychodrama techniques that demonstrate a protagonist’s intrapersonal conflicts deeply and explicitly on the stage.[1] This technique is perhaps the single most important and effective technique in psychodrama.[2][3] In psychodrama, the protagonist is invited to move out of his own position or role into the significant other’s position and enact that role.[4] Therefore, the auxiliary ego can observe and learn how to play the role.

Role reversal

For example, in a parents-children session, a protagonist who is the child reverses role with one of his or her parents. This technique not only helps the protagonist get more insight of a specific role but also helps the director, the auxiliary egos, and the audience learn more about that specific role. Theory[edit] Method[edit] Role reversal involves the changing of positions between the protagonist and his significant other, such as family members, friends, or people in school or in workplace.

Function[edit] The Nature Symbol. Purpose To generate solutions using the Exploring Innovation Style Duration 15 - 30 minutes Instructions.

The Nature Symbol

The Alter Ego Technique. THE SWIFT TECHNIQUE. Outline The Structured What-If Technique (SWIFT) is a systematic team-oriented technique for hazard identification.


SWIFT is one of many techniques developed to identify hazards in chemical process plants, but like many other risk analysis tools can be adapted to fit many other situations. It addresses systems and procedures at a high level. Méthode Delphi. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.

Méthode Delphi

Pour les articles homonymes, voir Delphi. La méthode de Delphes est une méthode de prévision, utilisée en particulier en gestion de projet ou en prévision économique. Le principe de cette méthode est que des prévisions réalisées par un groupe d'experts structuré sont généralement plus fiables que celles faites par des groupes non structurés ou des individus. La méthode Delphi est sans doute la technique qui, depuis une quarantaine d’années, a fait l’objet du nombre le plus important d’applications dans le monde entier. Three Story Intellect (pdf) The Matrix Analysis. Diagramme KJ. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.

Diagramme KJ

Un exemple de diagramme KJ terminé. Lego Serious Play (LSP) Methodology. La méthode Working Out Loud. "Working out loud", [travailler à voix haute] une expression que vous avez peut-être entendue ou repérée dans le discours des "gourous" du social business, made in America!

La méthode Working Out Loud

Derrière ce buzzword, qui pourrait passer aux yeux de certains comme un énième tentative pour mieux vendre de la mise en oeuvre de collaboratif sous forme de solutions et/ou de services, se cache une méthode, des pratiques, au service d’un objectif ! Si on regarde un peu plus près la "littérature" consacrée à cette méthode et notamment les propositions faites par John Stepper qui enrichit la définition initiale proposée par Bryce William, à savoir : Focus group. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.

Focus group

Ideas Storming. Creativity Cards Deck. Ideation Techniques Templates. Random Entry (or Random Input) Edward de Bono's Lateral Thinking tool, Random Entry, uses a randomly chosen word, picture, sound, or other stimulus to open new lines of thinking.

Random Entry (or Random Input)

This tool plays into the power of the human mind to find connections between seemingly unrelated things. First, the person or group lists all the alternatives that they can think of without using the tool, Then they select a random word or other random stimulus. Then they juxtapose the stimulus alongside the focus topic and generate ideas to connect the two. World Cafe. The following seven World Café design principles are an integrated set of ideas and practices that form the basis of the pattern embodied in the World Café process. 1) Set the Context Pay attention to the reason you are bringing people together, and what you want to achieve.

Knowing the purpose and parameters of your meeting enables you to consider and choose the most important elements to realize your goals: e.g. who should be part of the conversation, what themes or questions will be most pertinent, what sorts of harvest will be more useful, etc.. 2) Create Hospitable Space Café hosts around the world emphasize the power and importance of creating a hospitable space—one that feels safe and inviting. When people feel comfortable to be themselves, they do their most creative thinking, speaking, and listening. In particular, consider how your invitation and your physical set-up contribute to creating a welcoming atmosphere. Group Graffiti. Métaplan (ou Post'it meeting) Vous connaissez le métaplan ? Le métaplan est une technique d’animation de réunion qui permet de lancer un échange, en rassemblant rapidement et facilement toutes les idées d’un groupe.

Cette séquence peut durer une quinzaine de minutes. Les Business Wargames. Méthode des six chapeaux. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. CoRT Thinking Programme : 7 creative techniques. The Compass. The Vision Circle. 12 Innovation games. The phrase innovation game refers to a form of primary market research developed by Luke Hohmann where customers play a set of directed games as a means of generating feedback about a product or service. The research is primary because the data collected is gathered directly from customers or prospects and is intended to answer a specific research question.

Forced Connections. Brainstorm Technique: Forced Connections The brainstorm technique known as forced connections is designed to take two unrelated concepts and forge a relationship between them. In this process, the brainstorm group is usually divided into subgroups, which can be as small as two people.

This group picks two topics at random and is challenged to brainstorm a way to connect them together. Ideal Activity For: branding, concept generation, event planning.

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