The following articles are available for download.
“Facilitating Large Group Meetings That Get Results Every Time”
from The IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation
By Sylvia James, Mary Eggers, Marsha Hughes-Rease, Roland Loup, & Bev Seiford
This chapter presents 10 principles for the design and facilitation of large group meetings based on our many years’ experience designing and facilitating large group meetings in all sizes and types of organizations and communities around the world. Download the PDF here.
One Brain and One Heart – Unleashing the Magic in Organizations
by Kathleen Dannemiller and Mary Eggers of Dannemiller Tyson Associates
The Whole-Scale® methodology is based on helping organizations, across all levels, all disciplines, all locations, all ages and tenures become connected around one-brain (all knowing the same things) and “one-heart” (all feeling connected around common yearnings). Download the PDF here.
Ron and Kathie’s Principles
by Barry Camson
Barry Camson is an organizational consultant and trainer who observed Kathie Dannemiller and Paul Tolchinsky facilitate a large group meeting in 1995 for the Ford Motor Company. This document describes the values and principles that underlie the Whole-Scale®Approach. Kathie called these Ron and Kathie’s Principles because they reflected what she had learned from her mentor Ron Lippitt. Read the PDF here.
Consulting that Unleashes the Spirit
By Kathie Dannemiller, Sylvia James, and Paul Tolchinsky
It was the evening of day two in a three-day meeting, involving all 250 employees of a plastics manufacturing company in upper state New York. When one of those present was asked, “How do you think it’s going?” he responded, “It’s not going anywhere; it’s still the same old stuff. I keep hearing the same conversations going on, the same dissatisfactions being expressed. I don’t think it’s going to work this time.” The next day, everything changed. Find out what happened in this short article. Download the PDF here.
Accelerating Strategic Change: Application of the Whole-Scale Approach to Leading and Managing Change
By Albert B. Blixt and Sylvia L. James of Dannemiller Tyson Associates Published in “Learnende Organisation” January/February 2004 issue, Institut für Systemisches Coaching und Training, Vienna, Austria
Around the world, leaders want answers they can use to the “Who, What, Where, When and How” of making rapid strategic change happen in their organizations. This article describes the seven accelerators of change. Click here to download the PDF
Leveraging Culture for Strategic Success
By Mary Eggers and Lorri Johnson of Dannemiller Tyson Associates
This article presents the models and principles used successfully around the world to build change roadmaps. It offers examples of when and why organizations need to build cultural competency skills. Click here to download the PDF.
Unleashing and Combining the Wisdom: Rapid, Whole-Systems Change in Public Organizations
By Mary Eggers, Sylvia James and Lorri E. Johnson of Dannemiller Tyson Associates (Public Organization Review: A Global Journal)
This article describes the Whole-Scale® approach to change and how a large group process helps organizations achieve dramatic, sustainable results. It describes the possibilities for applying the predictable processes and the critical elements to achieve rapid, whole-system solutions in today’s complex environment of public organizations. Click here to download the PDF.