Levels of Agreement is a polling tool for those decisions where coming to consensus is the most appropriate decision-making technique.
Team members raise the appropriate number of fingers to indicate their level of agreement after hearing a proposal. It is NOT voting (which has “winners” and “losers”), but is an indication of participants’ level of support. The tool works best when applied to a statement or proposal as opposed to a question.
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