Socrates used facilitative methods in teaching philosophy, and for good reason: They work! Fast forward to today, and managers, supervisors, consultants, trainers, and others are learning to use facilitative techniques to improve performance in the workplace and other areas that demand results. The authors of this series, led by an expert with twenty-five years of experience as a professional facilitator, provide a complete model of group facilitation in Process-Based Facilitation. In this first volume, they introduce the basic skills of facilitation, the process-based facilitation model, many facilitation methods, and evaluation of the facilitator's methods and assessment of style. Inside, you'll get: tested and proven facilitation planning methods, including dozens of worksheets; explanations on elements of the process-based facilitation model; Discussion reviews the seven values of facilitation and twelve core principles of facilitation; multiple methods to guide intervention as a facilitator; sixty-five articles describing concept models, frameworks, tools, and techniques of facilitation. Loaded with figures, tables, and worksheets, this book is easy to read, review, and most important--use. Whether you're a vice or a professional, this book will help you apply facilitative techniques to succeed in and out of work.