Appreciative Inquiry References & Sources related to the KINSHIP enterprise February 27th Business Leader Luncheon with Jeremy Scrivens.
Topic: How to take advantage of social media to innovate & grow your business without the risks
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Published on Jan 18, 2013 - As part of USAID's Thought Leaders in Learning Speakers Series, David Cooperrider spoke to an audience of international development practitioners on how an Appreciative Inquiry approach to strategic planning can catalyze positive organizational transformation.
An overview of Appreciative Inquiry by David Cooperrider
Remarkable story by David Cooperrider on business as an agent for world benefit – the sustainability revolution enabled by Appreciative Inquiry
Appreciative Inquiry at Blue Sky Catering - The story of my personal journey from focusing on problems in business to discovering & extending strengths – Jeremy Scrivens
Jackie Helm gives an overview of Appreciative Inquiry Summits
John Hayes – Professor of Management – Leeds UK gives his own perspectives on Appreciative Inquiry
Margaret Wheatley had developed a set of powerful principles and accompanying principles for engaging people in business / organisation / community change; which can be applied to social media
Principle: People Support What They Help Create
Principle: People Act Responsibly When They Care
Principle: Conversation Is the Way Human Beings Have Always Thought
Principle: We Focus On What Works and It Releases Our Creative Energy
Principle: The Wisdom Resides Within Us
Principle: Humans Can Handle Anything As Long As We’re Together
Don Tapscott, Professor of Management at Toronto University, is a leading authority on the future of social media as the vehicle for global social production. He believes that principles and values are where we start i.e. focus on building a culture before building your social media strategy.
Four Principles for the Digital Age
Appreciative Inquiry Summit at Fairmont Minerals
Appreciative Inquiry at Hunter Douglas
Appreciative Inquiry at SA Mushrooms - Jeremy Scrivens
The Surprising Thing About What Motivates Us
This video by Daniel Pink is powerful for constructing a ‘generic’ Appreciative Inquiry around engagement / contribution
Positive Engagement at Work by Jeremy Scrivens
The Three Types of Employees at Work- Contributors, Compliant & Subversive
Ronald Heifetz is a thought-leader in adaptive leadership
The nature of adaptive leadership
A film about Adaptive Leadership developed for use in Leadership Theory
Hugh O'Doherty - Applying Adaptive Leadership Around the World
The Day That Bob & Mary Were Liberated to Be Who They Really Are Thomas Scrivens
The first video in the world to talk about the "2nd Generation" approach to business process improvement David Shaked
Note: The following papers are PDFs which you can download.
The Concentration Effect of Strengths David Cooperrider
Building on What Works at Blue Sky Catering Jeremy Scrivens
Liberating Contribution at Freshest Fruits Jeremy Scrivens
The Story of Aligning Strengths at Fastest Freight Jeremy Scrivens
Positive Change at Big Mountain Shire Jeremy Scrivens
We Can't Get On Together with Suspicious Minds Jeremy Scrivens
The Thin Book of Appreciative Inquiry Sue Hammond
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