The Grove Facilitation Model

A model of facilitation mapped against group challenges.

Facilitation is the art of leading people through processes toward agreed-upon outcomes—in ways that elicit participation, ownership, and creativity from all involved. In simple terms it includes those skills and practices involved in leading group process. In more complex terms it includes all the strategies used to support collaboration and organization change.

The Grove Facilitation Model™ unites in one framework this suite of core strategies. It illustrates, in the order you will probably need to use them, seven clusters of facilitation strategies that support working with the seven group challenges reflected in the Drexler/Sibbet Team Performance™ Model. Both depict the reflexive nature of process as described in Arthur M. Young's Theory of Process.

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