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 book covers the theoretical background and core elements of the “AI” process. In addition, it offers six “mini-lectures” which succinctly introduce adherents to the process of AI.
Part 1 Essential Elements of Appreciative Inquiry (AI)
Chapter 1: The Theoretical Basis of Appreciative Inquiry
Chapter 2: The Appreciative Inquiry Process: How it Works
Chapter 3: Introducing, Defining, and Planning an Appreciative
Part 2 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.