Resources list and links


Broad Approaches

Design thinking      http://gamestorming.com/

World cafe               http://www.theworldcafe.com/tools-store/hosting-tool-kit/

Open space             http://www.openspaceworld.org/files/tmnfiles/2pageos.htm

Appreciative Inquiry              http://www.gervasebushe.ca/the_AI_model.pdf

Theory U                  https://www.presencing.com/theoryu

Solutions Focus      http://www.thesolutionsfocus.com


Specific Tools

For various tools, go to this dropbox folder:  http://preview.tinyurl.com/zhmtrmk

  • Tool Kits
  • Affinity Mapping
  • Nominal Group Technique
  • Consensagram
  • Powerful questions
  • Solutions Focus

Creativity techniques (A-Z) – an extensive list


‘Brainswarming’ – a possible improvement on general brainstorming that invites people to level the ideas within a hierarchy of responses (eg from high level goals, to specific detailed actions). See a video outlining the approach from Harvard Business Review (HBR)


‘A periodic table of visualisation methods’   This is an interesting (and compulsive) attempt to showcase dozens of methods for visualising data and information. Click on the specific element for a picture of the method