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Decision making

Guide: consensus decison making and other models
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Last update: Feb 18, 2023

This section of the Organising chapter provides tools for analysis of the organisations from the perspective of power allocation in decision making and facilitation.

Decision-making models

  • Elections

  • Consensus (page needs to be created)

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