Continuous and unpredictable change marks the environment in which most organizations operate today. Organizations that have sustained success over long period of time recognize change as a process, not an event. Sustainable organisations recognize change as the ongoing process of organizational life itself.
As Leaders, managers, and change agents, we must focus the attention of our organization expanding their capacity for positive change. Among the factors that enhance organisational capacity for change are: large-group forums with full-voice participation among all stakeholders; attention to the artistic, creative, and spiritual dimensions to come. The appreciative inquiry (AI) summit is a vehicle that facilitates this type of group interaction. Read More
Resource: The Appreciative Inquiry Summit: Overview and Applications: Published by Employment Relations Today, Vol. 25, No. 2, (Summer 1998): 17-28. Print. Diana Whitney, Ph.D. and David Cooperrider.