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The Power of Appreciative Inquiry
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Foreword by David Cooperrider
Chapter 1: What is Appreciative Inquiry
Chapter2: A Menu of Approaches to Appreciative Inquiry
Chapter3: Eight Principles of Appreciative Inquiry
Chapter4: Appreciative Inquiry in Action: From Origins to Current Practice
Chapter5: Getting Started
Chapter6: Affirmative Topic Choice
Chapter7: Discovery: Appreciative Interviews and More
Chapter8: Dream: Visions and Voices of the Future
Chapter9: Design: Giving Form to Values and Ideals
Chapter10: Destiny: Inspired Action and Improvisation
Chapter11: Why Appreciative Inquiry Works

About the Author

Diana Whitney, PhD, and Amanda Trosten-Bloom lead Corporation for Positive Change, an internationally recognized consultancy whose mission is to bring Appreciative Inquiry to the most pressing issues of our time. Together, they have authored over a dozen groundbreaking books on Appreciative Inquiry.
Diana Whitney, PhD, and Amanda Trosten-Bloom lead Corporation for Positive Change, an internationally recognized consultancy whose mission is to bring Appreciative Inquiry to the most pressing issues of our time. Together, they have authored over a dozen groundbreaking books on Appreciative Inquiry.

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"Results from Appreciative Inquiry at Green Mountain Coffee vastly exceeded my expectations. This marvelous book explains the process of AI and shares the excitement. It describes a process that truly will make the world a much better place."
--Bob Stiller, founder and chair, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters

"This is a must-read book for anyone engaged in social change, whether at the individual, family, communal or national level. Not only are we introduced to powerful theoretical ideas, but to practices that are now transforming people's lives around the world."
--Ken Gergen, President, and Mary Gergen, Treasurer and Secretary, The Taos Institute

"The Power of Appreciative Inquiry will inspire you to approach community planning in ways you've never before considered. It will give you the knowledge, tools, and techniques you need to initiate positive and engaging planning processes that will move your community forward."
--Gordon Pedrow, City Manager, Longmont, Colorado (2006 All-America City)

"Appreciative Inquiry had significant and lasting impact as we went through a very large scale transformation of our business and culture. Even the employees that were most negative were "transformed." The Power of Appreciative Inquiry is the handbook for those trying to drive businesses where they need to go during these difficult times."
--Mary Peery, former Senior Vice President, Hewlett Packard Company

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