CoSSOLMeeting in Oliveira do Bairro Alberto Cardoso 31/05/2012
“Group dynamics” 1. Fill in a Baloon, give a knot and hold with a left Rule: hand. the baloon and 2. With the right hand keep it filled in till the end hold a toothpick. of time (max 5 minutes).Alberto Cardoso, Cossol 2012
Assignment O After the signal you may begin protecting the balloon.. O The task finishes after 5 minutes (or when all balloons exploded).Alberto Cardoso, Cossol 2012
What was the only rule?
EvaluationO Sometimes competing means winning… When we “fight” we want to win.O Although the RULE was Protecting is not enough, we need keeping the balloon filled in, to win and that means destroying some people are more worried the other to be sure we can win. in destroying the other than Question: if we destroy, can we call that a victory? protecting the balloon. Probably we loose more than we win destroying…O The toothpick means the conflict.Alberto Cardoso, web 2.0
EvaluationO Unfortunately, the most important thing is the other to lose, not my victory.O I do only feel victorious if the other loses. Should be US, not ME…Alberto Cardoso, Cossol 2012
SuggestionsO We have to think what we can do collaboratively to achieve better results.O Destroying cannot not mean winning.O Imagine you decided to work in a big group to protect the ballons, maybe the result could be different even if you were attacked…Alberto Cardoso, Cossol 2012
Conclusion If I win We also win.Alberto Cardoso, Cossol 2012