The Leader to Leader Institute's best-selling The Five MostImportant Questions Self-Assessment Tool has helped facilitators, leaders, and consultants guide thousands in unleashing theirorganizations' full potential in serving their mission and clients.The third edition of this critical resource builds on the originaland offers facilitators working with nonprofits and social sectororganizations, as well as business and government, a clear andaccessible model for helping participants achieve results thatalign mission, goals, and plans.
At the heart of this tool are Peter F. Drucker's enduring TheFive Most Important Questions that facilitators use to leadparticipants in addressing the critical things that make theirorganizations viable and valuable entities. When answeredthoughtfully and addressed with purpose, these questions take onedown a path of organizational transformation that leads to impactand success.
The Facilitator's Guide includes:
Steps for designing and conducting an organizationalself-assessment, including how to gain commitment and form a team, set goals, gather and analyze data, prepare for and engage infacilitated dialogue, and how to create action by appraising andimplementing strategic and operational plans.
Workshop preparation including how to deliver two-day, full-day, and half-day workshops, and resources to help you design andprepare a workshop.
An introductory workshop script with step-by-step guidancepreparing you to deliver the information participants need.
A Microsoft PowerPointTM presentation for running aworkshop.
A bound-in copy of the Participant Workbook.
Praise for the Facilitator's Guide Self-Assessment Tool
"Time and again Drucker's The Five Most Important Questions?have proven to be the most effective way for nonprofitorganizations to conduct self-assessment and develop plans thatwill help them achieve real and lasting results." --CatheyBrown, founder and CEO, Rainbow Days, Inc., and 2001 FrancesHesselbein Community Innovation Fellow
"The Five Most Important Questions Self-Assessment Tool? is agift to the social leadership sector from the late management guru, Peter Drucker, and the Leader to Leader Institute. It makesincredible sense, it is easy to use, and lays the foundation forstrategic planning." --Irv Katz, president and CEO, NationalHuman Services Assembly
"A must-read for social entrepreneurs who are seeking todramatically grow their organization's impact without losing sightof the heart of their mission."--Iris Y. Chen, president andCEO, "I Ha?ve A Dream" Foundation
"High-performing organizations and individuals know thatself-assessment through Drucker's The Five Most Important Questionsis the starting point for defining today and making tomorrow."--Lee H. Igel, assistant professor, New York University, andpresident, Peter F. Drucker Society of New York City
"This nuts-and-bolts guide has become my compass for urgingleaders and managers to ask the right questions, to look beyondwhat they thought they knew, and to focus on being relevanttomorrow rather than resting on yesterday's achievements."--Lieutenant Commander Carla J. Grantham U.S. Coast Guard, retired], Congressional Liaison for Diversity Recruitment andTalent Management, U.S. Coast Guard