Facilitation methods and principles for great collaboration

Helen Titchen Beeth has worked for more than 30 years in the European Commission in Brussels.

Here she has been holding and hosting a growing movement towards greater participation in staff and stakeholder engagement throughout the European institutions - known as “Participatory Leadership”.

She has been part of training more than 2000 people in the Art of Hosting facilitation methods and philosophy.

AoH methods have been used for high level leadership training, change management processes, meetings, participatory policy-making, stakeholder involvement and other social and organizational processes.

In this interview she talks about her experiences with AoH as a network, the methods and the philosophy behind AoH.

Interview by Peter Sloth Madsen, 2019

Proud to be “users of the AOH methodologies and principles” based on education, work experience and training with other AOH practitioners.

WHAT IS AOH?

A collection of facilitation techniques, methods and principles for better human collaboration - for instance - but not limited to:

  • Participatory Leadership techniques

  • Appreciative Inquiry

  • World Café

  • Open Space Technology

  • Applied improvisation!

HOW DOES IT WORK?

FOR WHOM?

ANYONE WHO NEEDS TO ENGAGE PEOPLE FOR…

  • Better collaboration

  • Finding a shared vision, mission and purpose

  • User involvement

  • Design processes

  • Democratic processes

  • Human Centered Design

  • Better team-collaboration


LINKS

Peter Sloth Madsen #artofhosting
#appliedimprov #artofhosting
#complexity #artofhosting
#artofhosting