A friend mentioned Open Space Technology recently and I decided to look into it. I have no experience with the idea but it sounds like something I would like to participate in. I would love to hear others thoughts and experiences.
I gather the agenda is created in the opening circle and then people break into groups for discussion. They have a “two feet rule”, which is if you do not like where you are use your two feet and move.
I include some references below to other sites to give some background.
… Facilitator, Educator at Opening Space Fellow, Columbia University’s Center for International Conflict Resolution Adjunct Faculty, Sonoma State University Organization Development Program President, Open Space Institute US …
Publish Date: 04/19/2010 19:42
maintained the Open Space Institute, circulated regular newsletters and trained many of us in the art and practice of Open Space Technology. He was also well known throughout the world and attended all but one of the last 17 World Open …
Publish Date: 03/30/2010 6:53
Click here to view a full list of Open Space sessions. Here for all the Video Interviews. Here for all of Simon Kneebone’s Cartoons. Click here to visit the National Institute of Circus Arts website …
Publish Date: 05/30/2010 8:06
on Open Space Technology with founder Harrison Owen and is an active member of the Open Space Institute of Canada. For more information please contact: D. Gibeault & Associé.es – Associates, Ottawa, Canada (613) 744-2638, …
Publish Date: 03/21/2010 23:56
The following information comes from the Co-Intelligence Institute. Its origins Open Space Technology was created in the mid-1980s by organizational consultant Harrison Owen when he discovered that people attending his conferences loved …
Publish Date: 03/15/2010 15:57
The Opening Circle and the Market Place is where the Open Space Technology really shines. This is where the attendees create the list of topics THEY want to talk about and decide WHEN they want to talk about them. …
Publish Date: 06/10/2010 10:43