Nominal Group Technique – Warning “Great for generating ideas; requires leader commitment”

Covered Bridge Leadership, LLC Leadership, Organizational Effectiveness

THE VALUE OF THE NOMINAL GROUP TECHNIQUE By Harold Kurstedt NGT is wonderful for idea generation and efficient meetings, but not quite so good for effective meetings and consensus. Nominal Group Technique (NGT) is a common, valuable, often misused tool for group decision making. You misuse the NGT when you expect NGT to bring a group to consensus. Consensus requires …

Systems Thinking Guide

Covered Bridge Leadership, LLC Leadership, Organizational Effectiveness, Systems Thinking

The right “hingepoint” can make a huge impact on the results, just like a small hinge can affect a big outcome. The attached guide describes how to develop the systems thinking for effective outcomes causal diagrams in your organization. The complete title of the “Systems Thinking” course is, “It’s About Systems Thinking Leading to Effective Actions and Outcomes.” Why is …