RONALD FRY is Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at Case Western Reserve University and Director of the Weatherhead School's Executive MBA Program. He has published widely and taught on team development, organizational change and development, executive leadership, and appreciative inquiry. He also directs the Global Excellence in Management Certificate Program, a USAID-funded program that uses AI to benchmark and develop capacity-building approaches to global social change in organizations.
DIANA WHITNEY is President of the Corporation for Positive Change, Taos, N.M., and co-Founder of the Taos Institute, Cleveland, OH. An internationally recognized speaker and consultant on appreciative inquiry, she focuses on ways to use AI to create large-scale social and organizational change.
JANE SEILING is a consultant, author, speaker and Founder of the Business Performance Group, Lima, OH. She is also an associate of the Taos Institute and specializes in helping organizations achieve more open and inclusive workplace communities. Among her various publications is an earlier book from Quorum: The Meaning and Role of Organizational Advocacy (2001).
FRANK BARRETT is Associate Professor of Management and Organizational Behavior at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA. He has published on topics in organizational change and learning, appreciative inquiry, and coauthored with David Cooperrider an award winning paper: Generative Metaphor Intervention.