The fundamental role of the consultants is to insure that the mental energy, time and focus of the all those involved in this process is devoted exclusively to providing their expertise and judgment on the subject. Therefore it is the consultants’ job to generate critical information before the meeting, present it in ways that is quickly digestible, and design and facilitate a process that takes best advantage of the group dynamic which elicits ideas, and creates commitment and closure without wasting time. In addition the consultants are the individuals tasked with consolidating information after the meeting, providing continued recommendations on the next steps and generally taking full responsibility for maintaining momentum and moving the process to closure.
We are PROCESS consultants. Our team building process elicits anonymous evaluations of the team’s processes: communication, decision making, role definition, and conflict management. These evaluations are gathered from both team members and subordinates who report to the team. We facilitate the team through a discussion of their processes leading to an agreement on process improvement. We do not use instruments, games or other devices since they distract from the task at hand: Improving team processes. Our Strategic planning process similarly gathers insights from over 100 stakeholders. We facilitate the organization planners in analyzing this data and coming to consensus about mission and selected strategic goals.