- People share all relevant information
- People share information in such a way that others understand their reasoning.
- People share information in such a way that others can independently validate it.
- People constantly seek new information to determine whether past decisions should be changed on the basis of new, valid information. (cf.: XP principles)
|Free and informed choice
- People define their own objectives and methods for achieving them.
- Choices are not coerced or manipulated.
- Choices are based on valid information.
- People feel personally responsible for their choices; they own their decisions.
- Commitment to action is intrinsic, rather than based on reward or punishment.
- People temporarily suspend judgment.
- People are concerned for other’s and their own good.
- People appreciate other’s and their own suffering.
From p.47 of The Skilled Facilitator, which lists it’s source as:
The first three core values come from the work of Chris Argyris and Donald Schon (Argyris, 1970, Argyris and Schon, 1974).
Roger Schwartz added the fourth