Roundtable Thinking can help your organization:
- • Enhance cohesiveness
- • Build on community strength and assets
- • Ask questions to engage, provoke, unsettle and empower
- • Develop an organizational mindset that connects individual assets to the whole
- • Build capacity for sustainable change: economic, environmental and cultural
Our services are based on the Harvard Case Method, Appreciative Inquiry and Socratic Dialogue.
Case Method (CM) is a dialogue based model practiced most famously at Harvard Business School. The hallmark of CM is the open and non positional nature of the discourse. Case method challenges the guiding assumptions of a culture, raises questions regarding
Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is an asset based model of development that leverages individual strengths and talents to build capacity and expand thinking at an organizational level. When the focus is on creative possibilities the status quo is naturally challenged. AI
Socratic Dialogue is an intentionally structured facilitation process designed to transform knowledge into deep understanding by asking questions that expand thinking, search commonalities, explore difference, examine values and beliefs and consider implications and advocacy. “I know there is strength in the
"Creating a positive future begins in human conversation. The simplest and most powerful investment any member of a community can make is to begin talking with other people as though it mattered."
-Adapted from "Who will tell the people", W. Greider
The case process is exhilarating. Each component contributes to something far greater that the sum of the parts.