¤ 6. Appreciative Inquiry (updated August 17 206)

SUMMARY of TD6: Founders, David Cooperrider and Suresh Srivastva. Rooted in Social Construction of Ken and Mary Gergen. Prefers positive science dialog, and avoids critical theory and deconstruction (e.g. restorying). 
Similarities to other TD methods:
  • g 10. Stakeholder Models
  • C  5. Action Research

Dissimilar to other TD Methods:

  • J  11. Restorying
  • I  16. Critical Theory
  • ? Reengineering 
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- David Cooperrider and Suresh Srivastva

-Rooted in Social Construction of Ken and Mary Gergen (press here for 10 articles) and Affirmative Postmodern networking - Virtual Faculty of Taos Institute (press here).

-Does not endorse deconstruction

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