Think of an error that has occurred in your organisation. Write it in the white centre circle.
Identify four direct effects of that error. What happened as a result? Who was involved? Write these in each of the four sections of the gold coloured ring.
Then consider the knock-on implications of those four effects. What have been the consequences? Who else was affected? How much time was lost? What are the on-going ramifications of the error in terms of damaged reputation, trust, lost business?
We have started to introduce this activity into our events around the country and it’s getting a very positive response. If you’d like to know more, or would like to come to our next half-day taster event, do call us on 01638 723590. We’re in Leeds next on 18th November 2015.
Ripple Effect Activity
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