Appreciative Inquiry 1: Discovery Phase

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Identification
Alternative names: 
AI - Phase I
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Method
Schools of Thought: 
Intent or purpose: 
A method for gaining some indepth understanding of the important and meaning times in an organization from the perspective of individual experiences. A way of identifying motivating themes in people work experience.
Used as component of: 
<a href="/node/11657">Appreciative Inquiry Summit</a>
Types of Participants: 
People who are willing to share their stories.
Optimal amount of time needed: 
3 hours
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Usual or Expected Outcomes: 
A series of stories and themes that are motivating in a group
Level of participation: 
High
Level of Difficulty to Facilitate: 
Not set
Procedures: 

see file

How flexible is the process?: 
Very
Follow-Up Required: 
Phase 2 of Appreciative Inquiry
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Background
Developer: 
David Cooperrider
Derived from: 
Appreciative Inquiry
References: 
Cooperrider, D. L., Whitney, D. (1999). Appreciative Inquiry (Holman, P., Devane, T., Eds.). San Francisco, CA: Barrett-Koehler Communications, Inc. Cooperrider, D. L., Whitney, D. L. (2001). *Appreciative Inquiry Handbook: A constructive approach to organization development and change. Cleveland, OH: Lakeshore Publishing.
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Creators: 
Trainers: 
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Imaginal Training Groningen Netherlands
Lisa Kimball washington, dc United States
worksmarts Tuckahoe United States
Consultants: 
Namesort descending City Country
Andi Roberts El Puerto de Santa Maria Spain
Imaginal Training Groningen Netherlands
Lisa Kimball washington, dc United States
worksmarts Tuckahoe United States
Online: 
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Lisa Kimball washington, dc United States
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