The 2010 Pfeiffer Annual Consulting
Elaine Biech, editor
Experiential Learning Activities
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The challenges of organizational consulting are ongoing. To stay on top of the game, consultants need access to the latest thinking in the field, cutting-edge approaches and techniques from practicing consultants, organizational systems experts, and academics.
The 2010 Pfeiffer Consulting Annual is a ready-made toolkit of ideas, methods, techniques, and models that assist and support your work as an internal or external organizational consultant. The Annual addresses the broad range of topics that are of most interest to professionals in the field. The materials provide highly accessible means of interacting with a diverse variety of systems and processesfrom collaborative work systems and executive coaching to strategic planning and organization development.
This year's Annual presents a "communication" theme. The contributions to The Annual focus on communication and include information on coaching, teams, strategic learning, corporate responsibility, and technology initiatives.
The volume includes a variety of tools. For example, Experiential Learning Activities (ELAs) are the mainstay of the Annual and cover a broad range of consulting topics. The activities are presented as complete and ready-to-use designs for working with groups: facilitator instructions and all necessary handouts and participant materials are included. Check out the ELAs by several well-known consultants including Gary Wagenheim and Beverly Bitterman. Both contributions relate to the Communications theme.
The Inventories, Questionnaires, and Surveys section includes tools for measuring team effectiveness, determining corporate responsibility and scale of intellectual capital for organizations.
The articles section presents the best current thinking about workplace communications. Teri-E Belf and Marshall Goldsmith as well as Leonard Goodstein have contributed must-read articles. All materials can be freely reproduced for use in the normal course of your work.
Year after year, the Consulting edition of the Pfeiffer Annual has provided thousands of trainers, consultants, facilitators, and managers with up-to-date information and tools to help make organizations more effective. Find out how other practitioners are improving organizations day by day: delve into the indispensable 2010 Pfeiffer Consulting Annual. You will understand why it is the best and most reliable source for practical, professional, performance-boosting tools and fresh ideas.
Keywords: communication and consulting, consulting and coaching skills, consulting and teamwork, consulting and strategic learning, consulting and corporate responsibility, consulting and technology initiatives