Tip #661: Objectivity is a Keystone for Consensus

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Consensus doesn’t happen by magic…You have to drive to it.” Christine Quinn

Consensus is defined by the Center for Conflict Resolution as follows:

“Simply stated, consensus is different from other kinds of decision-making because it stresses the cooperative development of a decision with group members working together rather than competing against each other. The goal of consensus is a decision that is consented to by all group members. Of course, full consent does not mean that everyone must be completely satisfied with the final outcome- in fact, total satisfaction is rare. The decision must be acceptable enough, however, that all will agree to support the group in choosing it.”

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