Games Trainers Play

ISBN-10: 0070464081

ISBN-13: 9780070464087

Edition: 1980

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Get any training session off the ground fastshy;shy;or jumpstart one whenever it lagsshy;shy;with the more than 400 proven activities in the bestselling Games Trainers Play series. Their names may range from ``Tombstone Planning'' to ``The `Nobel' Prize Winner,'' but these brilliant offbeat, unexpected, disarming, fully reproducible games have one serious mission: to coax even the most reluctant groups to talk, laugh, think, and work together. Page after page of fun, easy-to-plant tearout exercises help you: break the ice and get particpants acquainted; shake up outworn habits and perceptions; challenge with thought-provoking brainteasers; test learning and retention; develop communication and listening skills; bring out and involve particpant-leaders; win back lethargic, distracted, low-energy groups; encourage creative problem-solving; boost or reinforce a group's self-image; forge cohesive work teams that value group effort; facilitate transfer of training to the job.
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 1980
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 5/22/1980
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

Publisher's Note
Conference Leadership
The Advance Letter
Roles of a Trainer
Thought Page
Graffiti Feedback Boards
Group Movement
The Art of Seeking Good Questions
Instructional Objectives
Swap Shop
Goal Setting/Action Planning
Pick Your Boss/Subordinate
Playing Detective
Knowing vs. Doing
Idea Exchange
Climate Setting and Icebreakers
Getting Acquainted
Getting Acquainted
Camouflage for a Departure
The Mystery Person
Bingo Game
Scavenger Hunt
Trainee Pictures
Introduction by Association
Who Are You?
Preconceived Ideas and Fears
Roles of a Good Trainee
ESP Ice-Breaker
The National Trainers' Test
The Dollar Exchange/Idea Exchange
The Pike (Hot Stove) Syndrome
The Zen Koan (A Cup of Tea)
The Argument of Obviousness
Overcoming Trainer Fears
Waiting to Get Started
The Dumb Joke
The Torn Shirt
Five Easy Questions
Table Topics
Handling Objections in Sales Training
Thinking on Your Feet
The "66" Technique
Nominal Group Technique
Delphi Decision Making
Motivation Exercise
Positive Reinforcement for the Trainees
Competing for Dollars
Who Do People Want from Their Jobs?
Accentuate the Positive
Positive Self-Concept
Providing Positive Feedback
Time to Share
Patterns of Learning
Consciousness and Competence
The Trainer's Mirror
The Power of Positive Suggestion
The Little Boy
The Number Game
Learning Curve
Hand Clasp
Arm Folding Exercise
Recall: Retention of the Brain
Memory Exercise: Learning Numbers
Memory Exercise: Key Words
Film Recaps
"Let's Talk"
A Nonverbal Introduction
Hand to Chin Exercise
Preconceived Notion
The Coat
One- and Two-Way Communication
The Aardvark
Reading Exercise
Arithmetic Test
Listening and Following Directions
Listening Exercise
Following Oral Directions
Transmitting Information
Listening Test: Riddles
Mismatched Job Perceptions
I'm Ok, but Are They?
How Observant Are We?
Count the F's
The Misplaced Dot
The Lemon Exchange
Old Woman/Young Woman
Mind Over Matter
Problem Solving and Creativity
Golf Ball in the Bag
A Piece of Cake
The "IX" Exercise
The Unseen Square
The Farmer's Land Bequest
A Person Bought a House
The Nine Dots
The Sixteen Dots
Hidden Squares
Pretesting Trainees
Instant Evaluation Forms
Grade Your Partner
Transfer of Training
Letter to the Trainer
Letter to My Boss
Letter to Myself
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