Typology of Conversation Worksheet

A Tool for More Effective Team Conversations

Under VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous) conditions, teams are prone to shift into reactive interactions. When this happens, team members can get stuck in habitual patterns that erode teamwork and team productivity.

The Typology of Conversation Worksheet BookletFor example, many teams tend to develop patterns of conversation during meetings – conversations that have varying degrees of advocacy and inquiry. As a leader, you can help the team raise their level of awareness for the type of conversation currently happening, and take steps to act on this awareness to boost team effectiveness.

This worksheet will help you and your team identify the type of conversation happening in the room, as well as the ideal type to achieve important meeting objectives.

To download the worksheet, complete the form to the right. 

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