(see also Large Group Interventions)
Dannemiller-Tyson Interactive Strategic Planning
A 2-3 day event involving hundreds of people in and around the organization to clarify stakeholder interdependence and strategy and give input to organizational leaders. Involves much up-front advance work, task-oriented structure, and small-group interactions. Based on a vision-based theory of overcoming resistance to change.
For summary details see http://www.alumni.caltech.edu/~rouda/background.html
Refs: Beckhard, R. & Harris, R. (1987). Organizational Transitions. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley. Drucker, P.F. (1974). Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices. New York: Harper & Row.