Participation level:

  • Full paricipation

Innovation level:

  • High (Innovative)

Facilitator skill level, and other support required:

  • Medium. It is good to have at least one trained facilitator, but people have done this by reading the book.

Can be used for:

  • Creating a solid foundation for a new organization or community building effort
  • Getting everyone involved in a shared issue working well together
  • Moving an organization or community in relation to a "stuck" issue
  • Discovering common ground
  • Developing organizational or community capacity for inclusion and collaboration
  • Developing action plans that really get done
  • Building alliances, affecting mergers



Organizing Future Search

How many people to organize?

  • Planning team of 12-15 people
  • One or two logistics staff

Time required:

  • 6 weeks-6 months from planning to implmentation
  • Can be much less or much more


  • Ranges (room, several meals and snacks for 2.5 days) depending on what is paid for and what is volunteered
  • The Future Search Network can provide trained facilitators who will charge for their services according to an organization's capacity
  • Full facilitators fee is 5-6 consulting days.





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see where we are also listing similar practices

  --Michel Bauwens (Not signed in).....Sun Jan 31 00:53:33 -0800 2010

The Bohm Dialogue, especially Collective Reflection has significance for me in terms of artistic critique and dialogue.

If one wanted to connect this to Jungian thought I'd relate to that.

  --Srule Brachman (Not signed in).....Mon May 21 17:09:16 +0000 2012





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