A Consensus Handbook: Co-operative decision making for activists, co-ops and communities
Seeds for Change
This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
This comprehensive book explains the spirit and philosophy of co-operative decision making as well as providing practical guidance on how to facilitate a consensus process. It looks at common situations and explain the skills and tools your group can use to ease the path to a decision. The book covers techniques for decision-making in small and large groups as well as virtual meetings.
We've also included material on some of the pitfalls and problems you and your group may face - and have provided some suggestions of how to deal with them!
Whether you're new to consensus or are experienced; whether you think it's the best way to make decisions or are struggling to make it work: A Consensus Handbook is for you.