World Cafe - People and Participation

This guide provides detailed information on how to effectively use The World Cafe. Additional information covers suitable participants, cost / time requirements and appropriate circumstances of use. The pros and cons are weighed and a case study is also provided.


  • Description
  • Used For
  • Suitable participants
  • Cost
  • Time Requirements
  • When to Use / What it Can Deliver
  • When Not To Use / What It Cannot Deliver
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Origin
  • Case Studies


World Cafe - Participation Compass. (n.d.). Retrieved October 2013, from