The Inca Trail
A Decision-making Survival Simulation Participant's Workbook
By (author) Lorraine L. Ukens
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Inca Trail by Lorraine L. Ukens
Book DescriptionTrouble on the Inca Trail presents you with numerous challenging situations that require you to choose from a set of possible actions that offer the best chance for survival. To begin, you embark on the simulated adventure alone, determining your own choices, and then you take the journey as a team member making the decisions by group consensus. Afterward, compare your choices with what the group selects and determine whether the group performs better than any one individual alone. Trouble on the Inca Trail tests your knowledge and survival skills. Through this challenging and fun-filled simulated activity, you will learn how to work with others to solve problems and hone your team synergy and action-planning skills.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780787976033
(256mm x 213mm x 2mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 9-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Cradle of Gold, Paperback (November 2004)
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Inca Trail, Paperback (November 2004)» View all books by Lorraine L. Ukens
Features a 60 minute survival scenario which is set along the Inca Trail in Northern Peru, which traverses three different and isolated environments. This work presents twelve to fifteen defined situations that require the participant to choose from a set of possible actions that offer the best chance of survival.
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Author Biography - Lorraine L. Ukens
Lorraine L. Ukens is the owner of Team-ing with Success, a consulting and training enterprise specializing in team building and leadership development. Her wide range of business experience, spanning more than twenty-five years, is applied in designing, facilitating, and evaluating programs in a variety of human resource development areas. Ukens is the author of more than ten books including the bestselling simulation, Lost in the Amazon, and her most recent collection of activities, The New Encyclopedia of Group Activities from Pfeiffer. She received her M.S. degree from Towson University where she currently is an adjunct faculty member.
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