Read Description of Values sheet before attending a community
Bring the Recognizing Values in Action worksheet to a community
Listen to each speaker carefully. Analyze each speaker's words for
meaning and strategy. Determine which values are being expressed either
directly or indirectly. Check all boxes on the worksheet that apply.
groups of 2 to 4, discuss the underlying values observed at the meeting
worksheet use one color to draw lines connecting underlying values that
conflict with one another. In a different color, draw lines between
underlying values that can coexist peacefully.
the connecting lines. Does this analysis reveal opportunities for progress?
worksheet for the exercise Identifying Communication Strategies
is combined with the worksheet for the exercise Recognizing Values
in Action. It can be useful to do both exercises simultaneously.
for this exercise and Descriptions of Values sheet:
Ronald A. 1994. Leadership Without Easy Answers. Belknap
Press of Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts.
John M., Harold R. Hungerford, and Trudi L. Volk. 1989. A Science-Technology-Society
Case Study: Municipal Solid Waste. Stipes Publishing Company.