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The Essentials of Appreciative Inquiry: A Roadmap for Creating Positive Futures

This volume in Pegasus Communications “Innovations in Management Series” introduces Appreciative Inquiry (AI), a highly adaptable philosophy and process for engaging people in building the […] Learn More

Lessons From the Field: Applying Appreciative Inquiry (Revised Edition)

This is the Appreciative Inquiry Fieldbook, full of case studies by working practitioners. The authors generously share rich details of how they approached the Appreciative […] Learn More

Leadership and the New Science: Learning about Organization from an Orderly Universe

A mind-opening journey into the “”new science””–the revolutionary discoveries in quantum physics, chaos theory, and molecular biology. Wheatley applies these scientific concepts to the management […] Learn More

Experiential Learning Exercises in Social Construction

…the authors share with us a highly innovative array of experiential learning exercises. These exercises inject continuous shots of adrenalin into the discourse of social […] Learn More

Collaborating for Change: Appreciative Inquiry

Summary This booklet gives an overview of Appreciative Inquiry, a change strategy which supports full-voiced appreciative participation in order to tap an organization’s positive […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry: Rethinking Human Organization Toward a Positive Theory of Change

Book by David L. Cooperrider, Peter F., Jr. Sorensen, Diana Whitney, Therese F Yaeger Learn More

The Power of Appreciative Inquiry: A Practical Guide to Positive Change

The Power of Appreciative Inquiry describes a new strategy that inspires people and brings about a higher performance level in any organization. This method encourages […] Learn More

Stories of Positive Change in the Community College: Appreciative Inquiry in Action

Community colleges face an unknown future, one that seems to promise continuous, deep, rapid and often turbulent change. Appreciative Inquiry is a powerful approach for […] Learn More

The Saturated Self: Dilemmas Of Identity In Contemporary Life

Today’s ever-expanding communications technologies force us to relate to more people and institutions than ever before, challenging the way we view ourselves and our relationships. […] Learn More

Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment

Over a decade ago, Martin Seligman charted a new approach to living with “flexible optimism.” Now, in his most stimulating and persuasive book to […] Learn More

Appreciative Intelligence: Seeing the Mighty Oak in the Acorn

The secret to success lies in something that everyone has the ability to do: reframe reality to reveal the hidden potential within even the most […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry: Change at the Speed of Imagination (Second Edition)

Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of Appreciative Inquiry offers OD and HR professionals a user-friendly resource for discovering how they can tap into […] Learn More

The Appreciative Inquiry Summit: A Practitioner's Guide for Leading Large-Group Change

A proven program for organizational change, illustrated with real-life examples from companies and community groups Learn More

Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long

Meet Emily and Paul: The parents of two young children, Emily is the newly promoted VP of marketing at a large corporation while Paul works […] Learn More

Quiet Leadership: Six Steps to Transforming Performance at Work

Improving the performance of your employees involves one of the hardest challenges in the known universe: changing the way they think. In constant demand as […] Learn More

Dynamic Relationships: Unleashing the Power of Appreciative Inquiry in Daily Living

How is it that some people seem to have great relationships and success in their lives while others do not? Why are some organizations […] Learn More

Encyclopedia of Positive Questions Volume I : Using Appreciative Inquiry to Bring Out the Best in Your Organization

Human systems and organizations move in the direction of what they study–is the premise and focus of this practical handbook. The book is composed […] Learn More

Appreciative Team Building: Positive Questions to Bring Out the Best of Your Team

Appreciative Team Building: Positive Questions to Bring Out the Best of Your Team provides your team with everything it needs to discover the keys to […] Learn More

The Thin Book of SOAR; Building Strengths-Based Strategy

SOAR is the acronym of a new strategic planning process that is based on discovering and multiplying what the organization does well. SOAR takes the […] Learn More

Appreciative Leadership: Focus on What Works to Drive Winning Performance and Build a Thriving Organization

Advance Praise for Appreciative Leadership: “A must-read for leaders at all levels who believe that both common sense and business sense require engaging and […] Learn More

The Joy of Appreciative Living: Your 28-Day Plan to Greater Happiness in 3 Incredibly Easy Steps

Based on a national “joy study,” here is a workshop leader’s 28-day blueprint to greater happiness broken down into three remarkable steps. Is it possible […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry in Higher Education: A Transformative Force

Praise for Appreciative Inquiry in Higher Education “Cockell and McArthur-Blair have crafted a meaningful story for educational leaders by weaving their personal experiences as Appreciative […] Learn More

Organizational Generativity: The Appreciate Inquiry Summit and a Scholarship of Transformation (Advances in Appreciative Inquiry)

Appreciative Inquiry has touched and inspired the work of thousands who apply its development principles in a wide range of settings including industry, government, spiritual […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry for Collaborative Solutions: 21 Strength-Based Workshops

A practical resource for facilitators who want to introduce positive, strength-based perspectives into their work and trainings, this book provides an overview of Appreciative Inquiry’s […] Learn More

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life

National BestsellerThe father of the new science of positive psychology and author of Authentic Happiness draws on more than twenty years of clinical research to […] Learn More

Appreciative Living: The Principles of Appreciative Inquiry in Personal Life

Appreciative Living is the only comprehensive book on the principles of Appreciative Inquiry. It explains the theory and practice of asking questions that empower and […] Learn More

Reframing Evaluation Through Appreciative Inquiry

Reframing Evaluation Through Appreciative Inquiry is the first book to introduce the application of Appreciative Inquiry (AI), an approach for organizational development and change, to […] Learn More

Appreciative Coaching: A Positive Process for Change

Appreciative Coaching describes an approach to coaching that is rooted in Appreciative Inquiry. At its core the Appreciative Coaching method shows individuals how to tap […] Learn More

Positive Organizational Scholarship: Foundations of a New Discipline

In helping establish a new field of study in the organizational sciences, POS, this book examines a variety of positive dynamics in businesses and organizations […] Learn More

Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling

Communication is essential in a healthy organization. But all too often when we interact with people—especially those who report to us—we simply tell them what […] Learn More

Memories, Hopes, and Conversations: Appreciative Inquiry and Congregational Change

A second edition of Memories, Hopes, and Conversations is now available! With helpful updates throughout, the new edition features five new chapters on Appreciative Inquiry […] Learn More

Positive Family Dynamics: Appreciative Inquiry Questions to Bring Out the Best in Families

Positive Family Dynamics is a wonderful resource for parents and families members wanting to bring out the best in their families! The purpose of […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry in Healthcare

Appreciative Inquiry (AI), a positive and collaborate approach to organizational change, is taking hold in clinics, classrooms, and executive offices of leading healthcare organizations worldwide. […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry for Change Management: Using AI to Facilitate Organizational Development

Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is one of the most exciting and increasingly recognized concepts being used to facilitate organizational change. This book studies AI in depth, […] Learn More

A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas

To get the best answer―in business, in life―you have to ask the best possible question. Innovation expert Warren Berger shows that ability is both an […] Learn More

Positive Psychology at Work: How Positive Leadership and Appreciative Inquiry Create Inspiring Organizations

Positive Psychology at Work brings the fields of positive psychology and appreciative inquiry together for the first time to provide leaders and change agents with […] Learn More

Positive Design and Appreciative Construction: From Sustainable Development to Sustainable Value (Advances in Appreciative Inquiry)

This volume is focused on sustainable value which has become a widespread aspiration in all walks of life. By taking a generative approach and by […] Learn More

ESSENTIALS of Appreciative Inquiry

Consisting of the first seven chapters of the Appreciative Inquiry Handbook, 2nd. Edition, this shortened version is aimed at academicians, students and workshop leaders. The […] Learn More

Generative Leadership: Shaping New Futures for Today's Schools

A new concept of leadership for today’s educational needs! Generative leadership is an innovative approach that taps into an organization’s collective intelligence. This accessible resource […] Learn More

Constructive Discourse and Human Organization, Volume 1 (Advances in Appreciative Inquiry Series)

Appreciative Inquiry has touched and affected the life of thousands who apply its principles in a wide range of settings including industry, government, spiritual and […] Learn More

Designing Information and Organizations with a Positive Lens, Volume 2 (Advances in Appreciative Inquiry)

Appreciative Inquiry has touched and affected the life of thousands who apply its principles in a wide range of settings including industry, government, spiritual and […] Learn More

Change Your Questions, Change Your Life: 10 Powerful Tools for Life and Work (Inquiry Institute Library)

Questions are at the core of how we listen, behave, think, and relate–as individuals and organizations. Virtually everything we think and do is generated by […] Learn More

Positivity: Top-Notch Research Reveals the Upward Spiral That Will Change Your Life

World renowned researcher Dr. Barbara Fredrickson gives you the lab-tested tools necessary to create a healthier, more vibrant, and flourishing life through a process she […] Learn More

APPRECIATIVE ANDRAGOGY: TAKING the Distance Out of Distance Learning

Appreciate Andragogy is an exciting new instructional strategy that brings Appreciative Inquiry to the field of education. Appreciative Inquiry has been successfully utilized in organizations […] Learn More

The Power of Appreciative Inquiry: A Practical Guide to Positive Change

NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATEDThe Power of Appreciative Inquiry describes a wildly popular approach to organizational change that dramatically improves performance by encouraging people to […] Learn More

Flourishing Together: Guide To Appreciative Inquiry Coaching

How can we help each other flourish? Flourishing Together explores ways of understanding the power of our conversations, the language we use, and the images […] Learn More

Evocative Coaching : Transforming Schools One Conversation at a Time (Paperback)--by Bob Tschannen-moran [2010 Edition] ISBN: 9780470547595

There’s a lot of conversation about how to make schools better. Unfortunately, the nature of those conversations often makes things worse. Evocative Coaching: Transforming Schools […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry: Practitioners' Guide for Generative Change and Development

“Appreciative Inquiry : Practitioners’ Guide to Generative Change and Development” book is the author’s humble attempt to introduce the reader to the art, science and […] Learn More

Reframing Academic Leadership

Reframing Academic Leadership is a no-nonsense guide for academic administrators at all levels in colleges and universities and for those who seek to understand the […] Learn More

A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas

To get a great answer, you need to ask the perfect question. Warren Berger revives the lost art of questioning.In this groundbreaking book, journalist and […] Learn More

Dive into Inquiry: Amplify Learning and Empower Student Voice

Want to make learning more meaningful in your classroom? Looking to better prepare your students for the world of tomorrow? Keen to help […] Learn More

Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being

From the bestselling author of Learned Optimism and Authentic Happiness comes “a relentlessly optimistic guidebook on finding and securing individual happiness” (Kirkus Reviews).“This book will […] Learn More

Leading with Questions: How Leaders Find the Right Solutions by Knowing What to Ask

Many leaders are unaware of the amazing power of questions. Our conversations may be full of requests and demands, but all too often we are […] Learn More

Conversations Worth Having: Using Appreciative Inquiry to Fuel Productive and Meaningful Engagement

Conversations can be critical and destructive, or they can be generative and productive. This book shows how to guarantee your conversations will help people, organizations, […] Learn More

Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry: A Leadership Journey through Hope, Despair, and Forgiveness

Journey through hope, despair, and forgivenessLeaders cannot predict the complex challenges they are called on to face. Veteran consultants Joan McArthur-Blair and Jeanie Cockell show […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change

A truly revolutionary method of change management, Appreciative Inquiry (AI) emphasizes inquiry into strengths, rather than focusing exclusively on fixing weaknesses. Written by the originators […] Learn More

The Thin Book of Appreciative Inquiry (3rd Edition) (Thin Book Series)

This best-selling classic provides a great introduction on what appreciative inquiry is and how to apply it. Sue has updated the 3rd edition with the […] Learn More

The Appreciative Inquiry Handbook: For Leaders of Change

One of today’s most popular change methods, Appreciative Inquiry (AI) has been used to undertake transformational initiatives in dozens of organizations, ranging from McDonald’s to […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Approach to Building Cooperative Capacity (Focus Book Series) (Focus Book a Taos Institute Publication)

This book provides a concise introduction to and overview of the growing discipline and practice of Appreciative Inquiry (AI). If you are intrigued by the […] Learn More

Memories, Hopes, and Conversations: Appreciative Inquiry, Missional Engagement, and Congregational Change (Volume 2)

Memories, Hopes, and Conversations is a powerful resource that introduces readers to Appreciative Inquiry—a transformational organizational change process that focuses on the strengths of a […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change

Written by the originators and leaders of the Appreciative Inquiry (AI) movement itself, this short, practical guide offers an approach to organizational change based on […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry Handbook: The First in a Series of AI Workbooks for Leaders of Change (Book & CD) (Tools in Appreciative Inquiry, 1)

Book Description The Appreciate Inquiry Handbook contains everything needed to launch any kind of AI initiative, from a one-hour introduction to AI to a complete […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry: Change at the Speed of Imagination

Appreciative Inquiry–a book in The Practicing Organization Development Series–is for leaders and organizational consultants who are ready to abandon the familiar tyranny of complex change […] Learn More

The Joy of Appreciative Living: Your 28-Day Plan to Greater Happiness Using the Principles of Appreciative Inquiry

Based on a national joy study, Jackie Kelm presents a 28-day blueprint to greater happiness broken down into 3 simple steps that take just a […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry: An Emerging Direction for Organization Development

From the preface: This book is intended as a source book for our students, as a way of introducing them to and assisting them in […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry: in the Workplace (Global Workplace Skills Library)

Appreciative inquiry focuses on finding the best in people and how they use it to function in their work and everyday life. Through appreciative inquiry, […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry in the Catholic Church

2004 Catholic Press Associations’ “Best Book By A Small Publisher.” Susan Star Paddock explains that Appreciative Inquiry is a new way of looking at the […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry: Ignite Success in Yourself & Others

Appreciative inquiry focuses on finding the best in people and how they use their best to function in their work and everyday life. Through appreciative […] Learn More

The Appreciative Inquiry Summit: A Practitioner's Guide for Leading Large-Group Change

The Appreciative Inquiry Summit bring all parties together not to analyze what’s wrong with an organization but to discover its strengths; seek opportunities for change; […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry

and then building on strengths to make an even better organization. Often miscast as a practice too touchy-feely for the business environment, organizations worldwide have […] Learn More

The Nonprofits' Guide to the Power of Appreciative Inquiry

Book by Carolyn J. Miller, Cristina R. Aguilar, Linda Maslowski, Donna McDaniel, Michael J. Mantel Learn More

Beyond Robert's Rules: An Overview of Group Communication Models Including Appreciative Inquiry, Restorative Justice, Dynamic Facilitation, NVC ... Circles of Trust, World Cafe and More?

This book identifies communication patterns which limit group interactions and provides examples of some alternative communication models that can open up more possibilities. This book […] Learn More

Oneness Process: Appreciative Inquiry For Awakening Our Universal Wisdom

An insightful exploration into the universal values and qualities that bring richness and unity into our lives, this unique form of appreciative inquiry facilitates tapping […] Learn More

Positive Approaches to Change (Solutions Focus at Work)

The first Solutions Focus field book. This collection of articles from the AMED journal “Organisations & People” describes international experience of applying the positive power […] Learn More

Locating the Energy for Change: An Introduction to Appreciative Inquiry

In this book, the author describes the theoretical basis of appreciative inquiry, shows practitioners how to use it, and provides case studies of its application […] Learn More

Building on the Best : An introduction to Appreciative Inquiry in health care

This book is aimed at a wide audience including those in leadership, management and organisation development roles at national and local levels; front line health […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry

Organizations can be thought of as living entities comprised of individuals working toward a common goal. Appreciative Inquiry has the ability to change an entire […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry in Healthcare: Impact on the Emergence of Innovative Ideas and Personnel Retention

Factors such as the shortage of personnel, hospital closures and mergers, the ageing of the population combined with the evolution of medical technologies have all […] Learn More

Appreciative Inquiry: A Mechanism for Maximizing Empower in Social Systems - Scholar's Choice Edition

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. […] Learn More

Experience AI: A Practitioner's Guide to Integrating Appreciative Inquiry with Experiential Learning

This volume invites you to share in a conversation around the power and efficacy of embedding experiential learning models, tools and techniques into appreciative inquiry […] Learn More