Four Stages of Structured Dialogue Inquiry (Years 1989-1995):

(1) Definition or Anticipation (red ideas),

(2) Design of Alternatives (blue ideas),
(3) Decision (yellow ideas), and
(4) Action Planning 9green ideas).


These original four stages have been lately replaces or augmented with the three types of Colabs and the seven Archetypes as presented and discussed in the 2015 booklet by Dr. Kenneth Bausch titled With Reason and Vision:

Also to see examples of the application of the seven colab Archetypes please visit the entry Matix of Archetypes in the navigation panel of this wiki.