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Managing Facilitated Processes: A Guide for Consultants, Facilitators, Managers, Trainers, Event Planners and Educators
By Dorothy Strachan and Marian Pitters
If your work involves managing facilitated processes, such as meetings, workshops, retreats and conferences, this book is for you.
"This book honors the importance of the details and care that every
gathering deserves. It should be a standard reference for people who
come together to produce results."
"Strachan and Pitters leave no detail unexamined in their book,
Managing Facilitated Processes. The practical formats, checklists, and
examples alone make this book a must have for anyone planning, organizing,
or facilitating an event of any kind."
"As a consultant,
Marian Pitters demands a lot and delivers a lot. This is clear in Managing Facilitated
Processes which is filled with practical
"If you've ever participated in a session facilitated by Dorothy
Strachan, you have witnessed the effectiveness with which she practices
her art. Managing Facilitated Processes captures the essence of
this art in a practical, step-by-step fashion that I¹ve used
for facilitating management sessions as well
Process Design: Making it work
Making Questions Work: A Guide to What and How to Ask for Facilitators, Consultants, Managers, Coaches, and Educators
By Dorothy Strachan
"This book is an invaluable reference for facilitators, leaders, coaches,
and anyone who wants to engage in more effective learning and decision-making
conversations. It offers over 1700 rich questions that you can borrow
or adapt to improve your inquiry skills, and provides clear frameworks
that point to where, where, and why particular questions are most useful."
"Everyone who facilitates should have this book on their desk!"
Strachan, D., and Pitters, M. Managing Facilitated Processes. Jossey-Bass/Wiley.
Strachan, D., and Tomlinson, P. Process Design: Making it Work. Jossey-Bass/Wiley. 2008.
Strachan, D. Making Questions Work. Jossey-Bass/Wiley. 2007.
Strachan, D., and Tomlinson, P. A Guide to Collaborative Processes in Health Policy Development and their Implications for Action. Canadian Public Health Association. 2005. (www.projectvoice.ca/English/02%20-%20Tools/Process%20Guide.pdf)
Strachan, D., and Tomlinson, P. A Guide for Working in Partnership
and A Guide to Support National Strategic Action Planning.
World Health Organization Global Forum IV: Chronic Disease Prevention
and Control. 2004.
Strachan, D., and Beardall, S. Implementing Clinical Practice Guidelines: A Handbook for Practitioners. Canadian Medical Association. 1997.
Strachan, D., and Tomlinson, P. HIV/AIDS Education for Nurses: Practice Issues and Curriculum Guidelines. The Canadian Nurses Association. 1992.
Strachan, D. Health Promotion in the Workplace. A handbook for health planners. WorkplaceEducation Unit, Health and Welfare Canada. 1989.
Strachan, D., Tomlinson, P., et al. Postpartum Parent Support Program: Implementation Handbook. Health and Welfare Canada. 1989.
Tomlinson, P., and Strachan, D. A Handbook for Interpreters in Health. Government of the Northwest Territories. 1988.
Strachan, D. Nobody’s Perfect: Leaders’ Guide. Parent Education and Health Promotion. Health and Welfare Canada. 1988.
Strachan, D. Nobody’s Perfect: Training Manual. Parent Education and Health Promotion. Health and Welfare Canada. 1988.
Strachan, D., and Tomlinson, P. Aging: Future Health Care Delivery. Institute for Health Care Facilities of the Future. 1988.
Strachan, D., Tomlinson, P., et al. Volunteers Working Together. Skills Program for Management Volunteers. Fitness and Amateur Sport. Health Canada. 1986.
Strachan, D. Foreword. Physical Activity in Human Experience. Interdisciplinary Perspectives. James E. Curtis, Storm Russell, editors. Human
Kinetics Publishers. 1997.
Tomlinson, P., and Strachan, D. Power and Ethics in Coaching. Coaching Association of Canada.1997. (www.coach.ca/eng/products/documents/Power-Ethics.pdf)
Tomlinson, P., and Strachan, D. Gender Equity in Coaching. Coaching Association of Canada. 1993. (www.coach.ca/eng/products/documents/Gender_Equity_ENG.pdf
Tomlinson, P., Strachan, D., and Kinsman, T. A Code of Ethics for Professional Coaches in Canada. Coaching Association of Canada. 1993.
Blackhurst, S., Schneider, A., and Strachan, D. Values and Ethics in Amateur Sport: Morality, Leadership, Education. Fitness and Amateur Sport, Government of Canada. 1991.
Strachan, D., and Wiele, R. Coaching Theory: Levels I and II. Coaching Association of Canada. 1981.
Strachan, D. Values and Ethics in Amateur Sport: A Question of Fairness, Volume One. Fitness and Amateur Sport Government of Canada. 1991.
Strachan, D. EXPRES PERI’s Handbook. A Trainer's Guide for Physical Education and Recreation Instructors in Canada’s Defence Forces. Department of National Defence. 1986.
Strachan, D., and Kent, J. Long and Short Term Planning. Skills Program for Management Volunteers. Fitness and Amateur Sport, Health and Welfare Canada. 1985.
Strachan, D., and Jackson, R. Olympic Solidarity: Sport Leadership Program Administrator's Manual. International Olympic Committee, Lausanne, Switzerland. 1985.
Strachan D. Stress Management. Fitness Ontario Leadership Program. Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Recreation. 1983.
Strachan D. A Handbook for Trainers of Fitness Leaders. Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Recreation, 1983.
Strachan, D. Sticking with Fitness: what to do about the adherence problem in fitness programs. Fitness Ontario, Ministry of Tourism and Recreation.1983.
Strachan, D. Fitness Ontario Leadership Program: Stress Management. Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Recreation. 1983.
Strachan, D. Employee Fitness in Health Care. Ontario Hospital Association. 1981.
Strachan, D. Needs Assessment Toolkit. Research in Motion. 2009
Strachan, D., and Tomlinson, P. Performance Management: Facilitator’s Guide and Manager’s Handbook. Sun Life of Canada. 1996. (http://www.sunlife.com/)
Tomlinson, P., Sleeth, J., and Strachan, D. Critical Incident Stress Management. (Transportation) Transport Canada. 1992.
Tomlinson, P., and Markinnon, B. "Airport Wildlife Management" (quarterly bulletin). Transport Canada. 1983-2004
Strachan, D. "Fitness Leaders". A monthly journal for fitness professionals. 1982-1985