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The Environmental Round Table Role-Play Exercise: The Dynamics of Multi-Stakeholder Decision-Making Processes

Based on the Canadian government’s  National Round Table on Environment and Economy, the Environmental Round Table role-play exercise demonstrates many of the challenges of multi-stakeholder initiatives that bring together interest groups and organizations holding different values, interests, and goals.

  • used at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive levels in organizational behavior, organizational change and development, and environmental management courses
  • illustrates the dynamics of group decision-making processes, inter- and intragroup conflict, as well as political influence tactics.
  • can be used to focus on the roles of conveners, process facilitation and intervention strategies important in the formation and maintenance of multi-stakeholder decision-making groups.
  • dramatically illustrates the challenges of developing collaborative solutions for environmental sustainability.
  • students generally find the Environmental Round Table simulation to be a realistic and thought-provoking learning experience.
  • Includes detailed instructions and role descriptions.

Materials

  • The Environmental Round Table Role-Play Exercise: The Dynamics of Multistakeholder Decision-Making Processes, Carolyn P. Egri, Journal of Management Education 1999 23: 95.
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Intended Audience and Usage

Used at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive levels in organizational behavior, organizational change and development, and environmental management courses.

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