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Has fear lead you to say "yes" to a proposed group endeavor when "no" was your true response? It's a common dilemma and the reason many organizational efforts fail. This all-time favorite video program depicts individuals who support plans they really don't believe in--leading groups to meaningless, costly outcomes.
The Abilene Paradox, 2nd Edition delivers a highly entertaining parable from management expert Dr. Jerry B. Harvey. This story of a family trip to Abilene offers a timeless, compelling lesson on group decision-making that all organizations can benefit from.
The workshop includes exercises for a flexible design to help participants learn:
This best-selling program has helped thousands of organizations increase profits and productivity by helping teams make better group decisions. Travel the road to Abilene and you'll arrive at a place where deeply held, logical values fall victim to group dynamics. It's a bumpy ride culminating in meaningless outcomes and blame, but you can skip the trip if you know how to read the road signs.