(from Cambridge International Dictionary of English ) facilitate verb [T] FORMAL to make possible or easier The new ramp will facilitate the entry of wheelchairs. The company offered to facilitate an international conference in the following year. The current structure does not facilitate efficient work flow.
Opening up/looking for other ideas (generating alternatives)
Letting go and empowering
Focusing on the people, values, and vision
Receptivity to change
Facilitator is essential for today’s business in two aspects: Facilitator helps the team to bring out the best part of team to be more synergistic. Facilitator helps the team to focus on process behaviors that emphasis on planning, thinking and discussion. These behaviors would ensure quality decisions and actions Conclusion
Recap Recap what has been decided “ Today we have decided to adopt 5S as the way to improve our housekeeping system. Anyone has anymore concerns?”
Recap Recap who has agreed to do what and by when “ John has agreed to lead the Housekeeping Improvement Team. He will submit a plan for training, discussion and implementation by 18 th of April. We will discuss the plan in next meeting. John do you have anything to add?”
Groupthink is a concept that was identified by Irving Janis that refers to faulty decision-making in a group. Groups experiencing groupthink do not consider all alternatives and they desire unanimity at the expense of quality decisions
Team Workout The Practice Facilitator select a topic form the list. Explore the pros and cons of the issue. Use Facilitation Map and Basic Facilitation Techniques.
Team Workout Topics 1. Should we allow Internet access to every employee? 2. Can we hold our Family day in Langkawi? Should Employees be allowed to bring their spouse? 3. Should we build a multi-storey car park? 4. Should we work without uniform? 5. Should the company provide us free breakfast? 6. Should we assign a person to oversee the sustainability of housekeeping at Common area? 7. Or your own topic 7
Team Workout The rest of the team members should agree among themselves who will be argue in favor and who will be argue against the presented idea.
Team Workout The selected team will do the workout before the class. The class would be their observer. Half of the class evaluates the Responsibilities of Facilitator and the other half evaluates Basic Facilitation Skills