Category archive: Appreciative Inquiry

Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner article Spring 2017

Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner article Spring 2017

We published an article in the Spring 2017 issue of the AI Practitioner, “Business, Schools & Communities as Agents of World Benefit: Flourishing in Challenging Times.” Our article includes one we published in 2012 followed by our reflection on it, see “Tapping the Soul of Higher Education”: aip-may-17-agents-of-world-benefit-tapping-the-soul-of-higher-education For more about this issue go to the introduction…

Article – “Partnerships That Matter – Results That Count”

Article - "Partnerships That Matter - Results That Count"

At the amazing World Appreciative Inquiry Conference in Johannesburg the August 2015 AI Practitioner Journal was launched. We were honoured to be co-authors in this issue with two of our clients writing about Partnership That Matter — Results That Count. To down load article go to: aip-aug-15-co-authoring-results-partnerships-that-matter. For the full journal visit: Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner Journal. 

Graffiti Paper – Co-Created Learning as Spiritual Space

Graffiti Paper - Co-Created Learning as Spiritual Space

In the Nov 2014 issue of the International Journal of Appreciative Inquiry, we published an article based on the amazing experience we had with our students in a graduate level Appreciative Inquiry course. It was a magical for all of us – teachers and learners…see this link spirituality-and-ai-learning-as-spiritual-space.

Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner Journal articles

Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner Journal articles

The Nova Scotia Appreciative Inquiry Network meets throughout the year to share our passions about strengths-based approaches to our work and lives. To read more about this collaborative circle, read this article, AIPFeb108(AIcircle) from the AI Practitioner Journal, The Inside & Outside Worlds of the AI Practitioner, http://www.aipractitioner.com/ai-practitioner-february-2010 We co-edited the August 2012 issue, Inclusive Spaces: Using Appreciative…

Canadian Learning Journal Article on Appreciative Inquiry

Canadian Learning Journal Article on Appreciative Inquiry

If you’d like an introduction to Appreciative inquiry  go to this link,  Fall 2013 issue of the Canadian Learning Journal, to find featured an article that we wrote, “Co-Creating Futures: Appreciative Inquiry in Learning and Development” for the Canadian Society for Training and Development (CSTD). On November 14, 2013 in Toronto, we’ll be presenting , “Appreciative Inquiry…

Appreciative Stance in Leadership

Appreciative Stance in Leadership

An appreciative stance in leadership is a powerful and provocative self practice. We are just back from British Columbia where we worked in community with a group of education leaders deeply committed to pulling appreciative inquiry into their daily practice of leadership. Each member of the workshop had read “Appreciative Inquiry in Higher Education: A…

Reflecting on our book launch

Reflecting on our book launch

It was a great celebration of writing…we partied, read pieces, …there was a big crowd in a lovely room at the library of Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. As time has passed, we are very pleased that colleagues from all over the world are reading and using our book.

Book Review

Book Review

We are thrilled with Kaye Parker’s Book Review of Appreciative Inquiry in Higher Education: A Transformative Force…

Critical Appreciative Inquiry

Critical Appreciative Inquiry

In Chapter 4 of our book, Appreciative Inquiry in Higher Education: A Transformative Force, we present the theory, model and examples of Critical Appreciative Inquiry (CAI).

World Appreciative Inquiry Conference 2012

Joan and I will be co-facilitating 2 workshops at the World AI Conference (www.2012waic.com) in Ghent. The workshops are based on 2 of the chapters of our book, “Appreciative Inquiry in Higher Education: A Transformative Force” which will be out from Jossey-Bass publishers in September.

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