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Broomstick Demonstration: A Download from 101 Great Games and Activities



Broomstick Demonstration: A Download from 101 Great Games and Activities

Arthur B. VanGundy (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-787-97021-5 May 2003 Pfeiffer


When two sides polarize about a change, pushing for it and against it at the same time, the change will become difficult and unmanageable. This activity demonstrates this concept and shows participants how increasing driving forces for change rather than simply removing resistance can be a positive and almost revolutionary experience. Contributed by M.K. Key, Blair Nickle, and Caroline Portis.


  • To provide an example of Lewin?s Force Field Analysis
  • To help participants see the differences between driving and restraining forces
  • To facilitate overcoming or weakening restraining forces in order to reach a desired state

Group Size: Any size

Time Required: Approximately 30 minutes

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