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The Appreciative Inquiry Handbook: For Leaders of Change / Edition 2

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ISBN-13: 9781576754931
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Series: Bk Business Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 327,272
Product dimensions: 7.06(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

David L. Cooperrider is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Organizational Behavior at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. He is the author or coauthor of nine books. His 1987 article Appreciative Inquiry Into Organizational Life (with Suresh Srivastva) introduced the concept of Appreciative Inquiry.
Jacqueline M. Stavros, EDM is associate professor at the Graduate College of Management at Lawrence Technological University, a principal in the Corporation for Positive Change, and Associate of the Positive Change Corps and Taos Institute.
Diana K. Whitney, Ph.D. is president of Corporation for Positive Change and cofounder of the Taos Institute and a Distinguished Consulting Faculty at Saybrook Graduate School. She is the author of five books on AI, including The Power of Appreciative Inquiry.

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Table of Contents

List of Tables, Figures, and Exhibits

Essential Elements of Appreciative Inquiry
Chapter 1: The Theoretical Basis of Appreciative Inquiry
Chapter 2: Appreciative Inquiry Process: How it Works
Chapter 3: Introducing, Defining and Planning an Appreciative Inquiry Initiative

Application of the 4-D Cycle of Appreciative Inquiry
Chapter 4: Discovery: What Gives Life?
Chapter 5: Dream: What Might Be?
Chapter 6: Design: How Can It Be?
Chapter 7: Destiny: What Will Be?

Learning Applications and Resources
Chapter 8: Sample Interview Guides and Summary Report
Chapter 9: AI Case Applications
Chapter 10: AI Worksheets
Chapter 11: The AI Classics: Selected Articles
Appreciative Inquiry Bibliography
Glossary of Terms
Statement of Taos Institute
Taos Institute Publications
Statement of Appreciative Inquiry Consulting
Positive Organizational Scholarship
About the Authors

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