Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision Making

by Sam Kaner, Lenny Lind, and others. Jossey-Bass, 2014.


This comprehensive resource teaches the nuts and bolts of facilitating group decision-making by breaking the process down into four parts and illustrating ideas through charts and graphs.


charts, graphs, illustrations

Recommended Audience

Clergy and lay leaders


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Develop facilitators that are able to create environments conducive to communication and collaboration by using this resource as a training tool during workshops.
  • Learn how to teach a group how to reframe an issue when tackling difficult topics by consulting this resource during the facilitation process.

About the Contributor

Janet Hoover

Janet Hoover is a certified spiritual director in private practice and an American Baptist pastor. She graduated from the University of Indianapolis and earned her MDiv and DMin from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. 

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