Über den Autor
nHarrison Owen is the president of H.H. Owen and Co. and the author of The Power of Spirit, The Spirit of Leadership, and Expanding Our Now: The Story of Open Space Technology. n
1. Open Space Technology?
3. The Electronic Connection
4. Personal Preparation for Open Space
5. Site Preparation
6. Getting Started--Creating Time and Space
7. The Four Principles and the One Law
8. Time to Go to Work
9. Holding Space and Time
10. Special Considerations for Three Day Events
11. Endings and New Beginnings
12. Fringe Benefits and Follow Up
13. What Next?n
What if you could identify a mission-critical issue for your organization, bring together the people with something to contribute and something at stake, focus on that issue and take decisive action all in the same meeting? A fantasy? Not with the application of Open Space Technology. Open Space Technology is a methodological tool that enables self-organizing groups of all sizes to deal with hugely complex issues in a very short period of time. Authored by the originator of Open Space Technology, Open Space Technology: A User's Guide details what needs to be done before, during, and after an Open Space event. It is the most authoritative book available on how to plan and run a successful Open Space event. This 3rd edition adds a survey of the current status of Open Space Technology around the world, an updated section on the latest available technology for report writing (a key aspect of the Open Space process), and an updated list of resources.