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The Grove Consultants International is a San Francisco-based consultancy, founded in 1977 by David Sibbet. Our consultants and tools support organizations, teams, and individuals to envision and achieve change.

The Grove offers a complete range of services: visual facilitation, strategic visioning, trainings, and communication design. We are leaders in using large-scale visualization in real time for strategy, leadership, and team development.

Our approach is rooted in creating panoramic and interactive graphic environments that foster collaboration, action, and change. Our tools for collaboration are informed by more than 30 years of client work on teaming and organization change.

For more about the visual facilitation practices pioneered by The Grove, see Visual Leaders, Visual Teams, and Visual Meetings (Wiley & Sons) by Grove founder and president David Sibbet.

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We have used visual facilitation with a broad range of organization-change clients all over the world.

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About the methodologies that inform our work.

The Grove was among the first in the field of organization development to use visual techniques. We have been recognized for our work in this field by the Organizational Development Network, an international association of organization-development practitioners. In 2013 David Sibbet received ODN's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Read David Sibbet's article about how the field of visual practice evolved.

About Grove Tools, Inc.

Grove Tools, Inc. is a product-fulfillment company created in 2014 by The Grove Consultants International to serve our clients' growing product needs. Shop the Grove Store at Grove Tools.

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The Grove's unique
combination of expert
facilitation & panoramic
visualization helps
clients move toward
their desired future

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The Grove’s models and templates are the intellectual property of The Grove Consultants International and are based on best practices drawn from more than thirty years of fieldwork. The Grove is committed to sharing its ideas, processes, and tools in order to foster collaboration, and while we strive to make these easily accessible, only authorized licensees may use our proprietary information and materials. Such licensees must acknowledge The Grove as their source by displaying a Grove copyright notice and may reproduce such proprietary information only with our express written permission.

Any unauthorized reproduction or use of our copyrighted material without The Grove’s express written permission is a violation of U.S. copyright law.

If you wish to use our copyrighted material, we are happy to assist you with a purchase or discussion of an appropriate licensing arrangement. Please call us at 1.800.49.GROVE or (415) 561-2500, or e-mail us at products@grove.com. We are happy to help you collaborate with us.

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