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Pbs Games Trainers Play : McGraw-Hill Training Series - Edward Scannell

Pbs Games Trainers Play

McGraw-Hill Training Series

Paperback

Published: 22nd May 1980
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$52.95

Get any training session off the ground fast­­or jumpstart one whenever it lags­­with the more than 400 proven activities in the bestselling Games Trainers Play series. Their names may range from ``Tombstone Planning'' to ``The `Nobel' Prize Winner,'' but these brilliant offbeat, unexpected, disarming, fully reproducible games have one serious mission: to coax even the most reluctant groups to talk, laugh, think, and work together. Page after page of fun, easy-to-plant tearout exercises help you: break the ice and get particpants acquainted; shake up outworn habits and perceptions; challenge with thought-provoking brainteasers; test learning and retention; develop communication and listening skills; bring out and involve particpant-leaders; win back lethargic, distracted, low-energy groups; encourage creative problem-solving; boost or reinforce a group's self-image; forge cohesive work teams that value group effort; facilitate transfer of training to the job.

Publisher's Notep. x
Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. xiii
Conference Leadership
The Advance Letterp. 3
Roles of a Trainerp. 5
Thought Pagep. 9
Graffiti Feedback Boardsp. 13
Group Movementp. 15
The Art of Seeking Good Questionsp. 17
Instructional Objectivesp. 19
Swap Shopp. 23
Goal Setting/Action Planningp. 25
Pick Your Boss/Subordinatep. 27
Playing Detectivep. 29
Knowing vs. Doingp. 31
Idea Exchangep. 35
Climate Setting and Icebreakers
Getting Acquaintedp. 39
Getting Acquaintedp. 41
Camouflage for a Departurep. 43
The Mystery Personp. 45
Bingo Gamep. 47
Scavenger Huntp. 51
Trainee Picturesp. 53
Introduction by Associationp. 55
Who Are You?p. 57
Preconceived Ideas and Fearsp. 59
Roles of a Good Traineep. 61
ESP Ice-Breakerp. 65
The National Trainers' Testp. 67
The Dollar Exchange/Idea Exchangep. 69
The Pike (Hot Stove) Syndromep. 71
The Zen Koan (A Cup of Tea)p. 73
Brainteasersp. 75
The Argument of Obviousnessp. 79
Presentation
Overcoming Trainer Fearsp. 83
Waiting to Get Startedp. 89
The Dumb Jokep. 91
The Torn Shirtp. 93
Five Easy Questionsp. 95
Table Topicsp. 97
Handling Objections in Sales Trainingp. 99
Thinking on Your Feetp. 101
Methods
The "66" Techniquep. 105
Nominal Group Techniquep. 107
Brainstormingp. 109
Delphi Decision Makingp. 111
Motivation
Motivation Exercisep. 115
Positive Reinforcement for the Traineesp. 117
Competing for Dollarsp. 119
Who Do People Want from Their Jobs?p. 121
Self-Concept
Accentuate the Positivep. 127
Positive Self-Conceptp. 129
Providing Positive Feedbackp. 131
Time to Sharep. 133
Learning
Patterns of Learningp. 137
Consciousness and Competencep. 141
The Trainer's Mirrorp. 145
The Power of Positive Suggestionp. 149
The Little Boyp. 151
The Number Gamep. 153
Learning Curvep. 157
Hand Claspp. 161
Arm Folding Exercisep. 163
Recall: Retention of the Brainp. 165
Memory Exercise: Learning Numbersp. 167
Memory Exercise: Key Wordsp. 169
Film Recapsp. 171
Communication
"Let's Talk"p. 175
A Nonverbal Introductionp. 177
Hand to Chin Exercisep. 179
Preconceived Notionp. 181
The Coatp. 185
One- and Two-Way Communicationp. 187
The Aardvarkp. 191
Reading Exercisep. 195
Arithmetic Testp. 199
Listening
Listening and Following Directionsp. 205
Listening Exercisep. 209
Following Oral Directionsp. 213
Transmitting Informationp. 217
Listening Test: Riddlesp. 219
Perception
Mismatched Job Perceptionsp. 225
I'm Ok, but Are They?p. 229
How Observant Are We?p. 231
Count the F'sp. 233
The Misplaced Dotp. 237
The Lemon Exchangep. 241
Old Woman/Young Womanp. 243
Mind Over Matterp. 247
Problem Solving and Creativity
Golf Ball in the Bagp. 251
A Piece of Cakep. 253
The "IX" Exercisep. 255
The Unseen Squarep. 259
The Farmer's Land Bequestp. 263
A Person Bought a Housep. 267
The Nine Dotsp. 269
The Sixteen Dotsp. 273
Hidden Squaresp. 277
Evaluation
Pretesting Traineesp. 283
Instant Evaluation Formsp. 287
Grade Your Partnerp. 289
Transfer of Training
Letter to the Trainerp. 293
Letter to My Bossp. 297
Letter to Myselfp. 301
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ISBN: 9780070464087
ISBN-10: 0070464081
Series: McGraw-Hill Training Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 22nd May 1980
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.0 x 21.0  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.65
Edition Number: 1