Tip #562: M&M’s And Decision-Making Styles

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“The creative mind plays with the objects it loves. ” Carl Gustav Jung

I am a chocoholic, so I love two very effective learning activities that involve counting M&M’s. This Tip focuses on the first activity, which uses M&M’s to enable participants to experience the consequences of different leadership decision-making styles. The next Tip will focus on the second activity, which uses M&M’s to experience the process and impact of a work audit.

Assessing Leadership Decision Making Styles

This is an activity that I believe I adapted many years ago from one printed for public use in the Pfeiffer Annuals.

Prior to the class, I fill a glass jar to the top with peanut M&M’s candies from a large bag. … Read the rest