IAF Methods

Worst and Best Scenario

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Identifying the worst and best outcomes of a decision, and all the options and possibilities between them to help make the decision

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Goal

To help individual or group think of possibilities/options, not only the worst and the best scenario

Attachments

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Materials

  • Flip-chart paper for group work, paper for individual

Instructions

Before

Pre-Work Required: Prepare the table  (as per attached file) on flip-chart, or print the table on paper for individual work

During

When making a decision or thinking about the future, we usually see the worst or the best possible outcome for it.

The purpose of this method is to make you think about scenarios in between.

As
a group, fill out the table (see attached file) with best and worst scenarios, then explore options in between. 

After the table is filled out, discuss each option.

After

Usual or Expected Outcomes: Description of the worst and the best scenarios and a number of options in between

How success is evaluated: List of scenarios; participants aware that there is not just the worst and the best scenario but always options in between

Background

Source: Mobilis Ltd

History of Development: Developed during coaching session with individual client by Slađana Milošević  www.mobilis.co.rs   www.mobilis-uk.com

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  • Stretches thinking beyond either/or options.

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