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Stories from the Field A Leap of Faith: Re-Discovering the Wonder-Full World of Education(2003)


Stories from the Field Imagine Shaker: A community wide AI(2010)


Article Participants in Workshop Helping Small Towns Succeed. (2006, Oct 19). Clearwater Record-ewing News.

Case Study The Story of World Vision: Bringing all Stakeholders together through AI. (2004, Oct). .

Article Leadership conference deemed huge success. (2004, Sep 5). Ironton Tribune (online newspaper ed.).

Article Staying positive. (2004, Aug 19). Akron Beacon Journal.

Tool AI concept and handbook (2002)

Tool L' Exploration Constructive (2002)

Tool Creating the Future We Want for the Bitter Root Valley (Feb 3, 2001)

Tool The GEM Initiative (2001)

Tool Appreciative Inquiry--A Beginning (1999)

Website AI Online Learning Modules
http://www.aileadership.com Liz Mellish's Appreciative Inquiry Learning Modules website are a world first one stop shop of ideas, process methods and materials to support people in change. You get access to five online learning modules with up to the minute case studies and practical examples to apply the method in a variety of organisational settings including schools, government agencies, community organisations and corporate environments. You will build on and extend your facilitation, consulting, leadership and learning skills in a fun and focussed way! Each module takes between two and ten hours to complete depending on your level of exposure. You have 12 months access to contact with Liz Mellish and her module specific answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Website AiPhilanthropy for Positive Change
http://www.aiphilanthropy.org The Alliance Inspiring Philanthropy for Positive Change is a new civil society initiative exploring ways to energize Philanthropy (all gifts of talent, time and money) to build Community in the San Diego Region. AiPhilanthropy is a dynamic, diverse group of women who are investing their professional expertise, time and money to engage the community in appreciate inquiry and other generative practices that build social capital, civil society and confidence.

Website Leader to Leader Institute: Formerly the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management
http://l2li.org/index.html http://l2li.org/leaderbooks/recommendations/index.html http://l2li.org/leaderbooks/booklist.html http://l2li.org/leaderbooks/index.html http://l2li.org/subscribe/index.html Mission: To strengthen the leadership of the social sector The Leader to Leader Institute has its roots in the social sector and its predecessor, the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management, which in January 2003 transferred its ongoing activities to the new identity. The Leader to Leader Institute furthers its mission "to strengthen the leadership of the social sector" by providing educational opportunities and resources to leaders. Continuing the work of the Foundation since its founding in 1990, the Leader to Leader Institute serves as a broker of intellectual capital, bringing together the finest thought leaders, consultants, and authors in the world with the leaders of social sector voluntary organizations. By providing intellectual resources to leaders in the business, government, and social sectors, and by fostering partnerships across these sectors, the Leader to Leader Institute works to strengthen social sector leaders of the United States and of nations around the globe.

Tool The Positive Path: Using Appreciative Inquiry in Rural Indian Communities (Dec 2001)

Case Study Ashford, G., Parry, J. (2001, Jun 30). Integrating Aboriginal Values into Land Use and Resource Management. Winnipeg, Canada: International Institute for Sustainable Development / Skownan First Nation.

Tool NPR Radio program featuring David Cooperrider - Reinventing our Economy (Jan 22, 2004)

Working Paper Belgard, S. (2008). Positive Perspectives: Integrating Appreciative Inquiry into Collaborative [Law] Practice. International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

Article Belsie, L. (2001, Sep 13). Look for What's Right (Vol. 93). Christian Science Monitor.

Article Booy, D., Sena, O., Arusha, S. (2000). Capacity Building using the Appreciative Inquiry Approach: The experience of world vision Tanzania. Global Social Innovations, Journal of the GEM Initiative Vol. 3. 4-11

Article Bowling, C. J., Brahm, B. A. (2002, Jun). Shaping Communities Through Extension Programs. Journal of Extension Vol. 40.

Book Bowling, C. J. (2001). Giving Up the Power to Control and Engaging a Community in Conversation About Its Future. In Rising Tide: Community Development Tools, Models, and Processes. Sackville, NB, Canada: Mount Allison University.

Article Browne, B. W. (2002). Cultivating Hope and Imagination. Vimukt Shiksha (2002 ed.) Vol. May.

Book Browne, B. W., Jain, S. (2002). Imagine Chicago: Ten Years of Imagination in Action. Chicago, IL: Imagine Chicago.

Case Study Browne, B. W. (1999). A Chicago Case Study in Intergenerational Appreciative Inquiry. Chicago, IL: Imagine Chicago.

Case Study Browne, B. W. (1999, Jan 1). Imagine Chicago. 35 East Wacker, Suite 1545, Chicago, IL: Imagine Chicago.

Case Study Bushe, G. R. (2007, Sep). The Appreciative Inquiry into Learning at the Metropolitan School District. Simon Fraser University

Stories from the Field 21st Century A.I.(2008)


Stories from the Field Under the Amate Tree(2005)


Case Study Buxton, M., Fuchs, B., Zeitlin, P. M. (2005, Feb 2). Building Collective Engagement and Community Visions. Yoff, Senegal: Centre for Resources for the Emergence of Social Participation (CRESP).

Stories from the Field Imagine Kartong -(2003)


Article Carnegie, K. L., Nielsen, H., Glover, C. (2000). Stepping upstream 'naturally' for cleaner production through community environmental learning. Journal of Cleaner Production Vol. 8. 391-396

Tool Appreciative Planning and Action: A Trainer's Guidebook (Jan 1, 2000)

Tool Nepali AI Chandi (2002)

Working Paper Chapagain, C. P. (2005). Appreciative Inquiry for Building Human Capacities: An Innovative Approach for the New Millennium. Kathmandu, Nepal: Plan-International.

Case Study Chien, P., Cawthorn, C., Browne, B. (2001, Sep 20). Citizen Leaders. Chicago, IL: Imagine Chicago.

Article Coloma, S. (2001, Jan 5). Vector; 'Charodic' Organizations. BusinessWorld.

Stories from the Field Mental Health Summits in Santa Cruz County(2003)


Tool A Fusion of Strengths: A Positive Revolution in Change Leadership (Aug 1, 2004)

Tool David Cooperrider's Key Note Speech Slide Presentation (Jun 11, 2003)

Book Cooperrider, D. L., Dutton, J. E. (Eds.). (1999). Organizational Dimensions of Global Change: No Limits to Cooperation. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Tool Mountain Summit: Creating a Positive Future for our Forests and Communities (Jun 2003)

Case Study Crowley RSM, M. (2005, Aug 16). Summary of Sisters of Mercy of Connecticut Project Using Appreciative Inquiry.

Tool Building Success: An Appreciative Approach Workbook (Apr 2003)

Article Davis, T. (2007, Sep 12). Summit teaches youth about energy. Hutchinson Leader (online ed.).

Article Davy, J. M., Weiss, L. S. (2011, Feb). Appreciative Leadership in the Face of Tragedy. AI Practitioner Vol. 13. 54

Article Dole, D., Morris, D. (2004, Feb). Building the Appreciative Organization. AiPractitioner (February 2004 ed.).

Case Study Dumitriu, M. (2005, Feb 15). Case WSOM Positive Life & Health Initiative. Cleveland, OH: REI.

Article Easley, C. A. (2003). Appreciative Inquiry as Lever for Driving Social Change. National Black Catholic Congress: Online Presentation.

Article Egger, T. C., Goldberg, S. (2009, Aug 9). Sustainability summit should help Cleveland work greener (online ed.). Cleveland.com.

Book Elliot, C. (1999). Locating the Energy for Change: An Introduction to Appreciative Inquiry. Winnipeg, Canada: International Institute for Sustainable Development.

Stories from the Field Three Saturdays and a WOW! - An Imagine Boston Pilot Project(2005)


Article Finegold, M. A., Holland, B. M., Lingham, T. (2002). Appreciative Inquiry and Public Dialogue: An Approach to Community Change. Public Organization Review Vol. 2. 235-252

Article Fitzgerald, S., Murrell, K., Miller, M. (2003). Appreciative inquiry: Accentuating the positive. Business Strategy Review: London Business School (Spring ed.) Vol. 14. 5-7

Article Funk, J. (2009, Aug 15). Sustainability summit offers view of a green, prosperous Cleveland (online ed.). The Plain Dealer.

Article Funk, J. (2009, Aug 13). Sustainability summit brainstorms ideas (online ed.). Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Article Funk, J. (2009, Aug 13). Sustainability summit takes creative step forward (online ed.). Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Article Funk, J. (2009, Aug 12). Sustainability summit attempts to bring future into focus. Cleveland Plain Dealer (online ed.).

Article Gibbs, R. P. (1999, May). AI and the URI. AI Practitioner.

Tool Appreciative Inquiry Community Visioning: Vision St. Louis Park (Oct 26, 2005)

Stories from the Field AI in villages in Burkina Faso(2004)


Working Paper Grossman, MSW, W., Rudman, PhD, W., Suchman, MD, A. L., Arthur, PhD, C. R., Ion, B.Litt, H. W. (2002). Living Dialogue on Health and Care. Corte Madera, CA: The Valeo Initiative.

Book Hall, J. (1998). Strength-based youth development: The banana kelly experience. In Hammond, S., Royal, C. (Eds.), Lessons from the field: Applying appreciative inquiry. Plano, TX: Practical Press, Inc.

Article Hanson, B. (2005, Apr 19). Aspects of Positive Aging Explored. Rutland Herald.

Tool Engaging young people with Appreciative Inquiry (2002)

Book Holman, P., Paulson, A., Nichols, L. (1998). Creating a healthy hilltop community (Chapter title). In Hammond, S., Royal, C. (Eds.), Lessons from the field: Applying appreciative inquiry.. Plano, TX: Practical Press, Inc.

Case Study Hughes, M. (2004, Jun). Imagine Urban Studies. Worcester, MA: Worcester State College.

Stories from the Field An Appreciative Inquiry into Creative Expression(2005)


Article Ihejirika, M. (2000). Imagine Chicago, DePaul, 6 museums, 7 schools-Bingo! (March ed.) (Vol. XI). Catalyst.

Case Study James, S. (2004, Jan 2). Knox Early Years Project - December 2003 Report on Progress. Melbourne, Australia

Article Johnson, G., Leavitt, W. (2001, Mar 22). Building on Success: Transforming Organizations Through Appreciative Inquiry. Public Personnel Management Vol. 30. 129

Article Johnston, C. (2002, May 1). The Best Possible World (Spring ed.) (Vol. 14). CWRU Magazine.

Stories from the Field Expressing Dreams through Art(2002)


Book Kretzmann, J. P., McKnight, J. L. (1993). Building communities from the inside out. Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications.

Article Lefkowitz, M. (1999, Feb 5). Religious UN may hold key to World Peace. Cleveland Jewish News.

Case Study Lemmerman, C., Tschannen-Moran, M., Tschannen-Moran, B. (2007, Apr 16). Revitalizing Schools Through Appreciative Inquiry. Fostoria, OH: Fostoria Community Schools.

Stories from the Field A Vision for Walsall 2021 and Appreciative Inquiry(2007)


Stories from the Field Creating a Vision with the West Midlands Fire Service(2007)


Article Lustig, T. (2001, Feb). Dreams do come true. AMED NEWS.

Article Lustig, T. (2001). The power in Positive Action. People Management Journal of IPD.

Book Mahe, S., Gibbs, C. (2003). Birth of a Global Community: Appreciative Inquiry in ACTION !. Cleveland, OH: Crown Custom Publishing.

Case Study Mantel, M. J., Sugarman, H. (2001, Jun 9). Sustaining Change using AI over 9 years with Vision Chicago. Chicago, IL: Vision Chicago (Benedictine University-Ph.D. program).

Book Cooperrider, D. L., Whitney, D. (1999). When Stories Have Wings: How. In McNamee, S., Gergen, K. (Eds.), Relational Responsibility: Resources for Sustainable Dialogue. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Article Odell, M. (2005, Oct 8). Impacts Before Interventions. Self-published.

Book Odell, M. (1998). Appreciative planning and action. In Hammond, S., Royal, C. (Eds.), Lessons from the field: Applying appreciative inquiry. Plano, TX: Practical Press, Inc.

Tool A Training-of-Trainers in Appreciative Planning & Action (APA) (Aug 2002)

Stories from the Field Issues in Participatory Development: From Participatory Rural Appraisal to Appreciative Planning and Action(2002)


Stories from the Field AI and Anti-Racism Training(2000)


Book Paddock, S. S. (2003). Appreciative Inquiry in the Catholic Church. OR: Thin Book Publishing.

Working Paper Peterson, J. E. (2003). The Magic Power of Appreciative Inquiry. Gig Harbor, WA: Connecting Heart to Heart.

Tool AI Practitioner Collection CD 1998-2004 (Dec 10, 2005)

Article Radford, A. (1999, Feb). Sandy Mobley’s paper “When Phil Jackson Should Overrule Judge Wapner: Why Coaches are Better than Judges for Healthy Organizations”. AI Practitioner.

Book Reed, J. (2007). Appreciative Inquiry: Research for Change. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Article Ricketts, M., Willis, J. (2004, Feb). Reaching Out--Corporate-Community Partnerships as Organizational Learning Opportunities. Ai Practitioner (Feb 2004 ed.).

Article Ricketts, M. W. (2002, Jun). The Glass is Half Full. AEE Horizons Newsletter (Summer 2002 ed.).

Stories from the Field Resources for Working with First Nations People(2005)


Article Sena, S. O., Booy, D. O. (1997). Appreciative inquiry approach to community development: The world vision Tanzania experience, Global Social Innovations. Journal of the GEM Initiative (Summer ed.) Vol. 1. 7-12

Article Setiawan, B., Ardi, R. (2007, Jun 17). Celebrating Pluralism with Appreciative Inquiry. Tenth International Symposium on the Contributions of Psychology to Peace (CPSP).

Article SILWAL, A. R. (2005, Aug 2). Giving Micro-credit Where It's Due. Nepali Times.

Article Slothower, C. (2006, Mar 20). Envisioning the area's future. Durango Herald (online ed.).

Article Smith, E. D. (2004, Aug 18). North Canton Thinks Positive. The Beacon Journal - Canton, Ohio.

Case Study Studies, I. D. (2001, Mar). From Consultation to Influence. Bethesda, MD: EnCompass LLC.

Article Suchman, A. L., Williamson, P. R., Robbins, D. B., Cronin, J. C. (2002, Feb). Strategic Planning as Partnership Building: Engaging the Voice of the Community. AI Practitioner/Newsletter. 12-14

Case Study Szecsey, C., Morris, D. (2003, Mar 1). Healing Deep Wounds Through Collaborative International Development Planning. Appreciative Inquiry Consulting

Case Study Szecsey, C., Skaggs, T. (2000, May). Images of A New Future: A Documentation on the Application of AI at Save the Children. Global Excellence in Management (GEM) and Save the Children US/ Philippines

Stories from the Field Imagine Nepal Initiative 2020 - Report(2003)


Article Tamang, B. (2001). Appreciative Inquiry Approach in Nepal. not known.

Tool A Training Handbook for Development Professionals (Jun 1, 1999)

Book Thatchenkery, T. (2005). Appreciative Sharing of Knowledge (First ed.). Chagrin Falls, OH: Taos Institute Publishing.

Tool Summit for the Animals - Strategic Planning 02 (Apr 2002)

Article Troxel, J. P. (2002). Appreciative Inquiry: An Action Research Method for Organizational Transformation and its Implications to the Practice of Group Process Facilitation. Unpublished.

Stories from the Field Social Services and AI(2003)


Working Paper Valeo Initiative (2001). The Valeo Initiative Living Dialogue on Health and Care: Participant Workbook. Cleveland, OH: Case Western Reserve University.

Article Verma, N. (2011, Feb). Appreciative Leadership for Sustainable Development in India. AI Practitioner Vol. 13.

Book Watkins, J. M., Mohr, B. J. (2001). Appreciative Inquiry: Change at the Speed of Imagination. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer.

Article Watkins, J. M., Cooperrider, D. L. (1996). Organizational inquiry model for global social change organizations. Organization Development Journal Vol. 14. 97-112

Article Webb, L., Rockey, S. (2005). Organizational Change Inside and Out. Journal for Nonprofit Management 2005.

Article Webb, L., Finegold, M., Kearns, E. (2000, Mar). Housing Summit Action Conference Summarizes Ideas, Launches Plans & Task Forces. Julien's Journal.

Article Webb, L. D., Harris, D. (2001, Apr 2). Dubuque Reforms Administration of Voucher Program With Help of Owners, Tenants, Local Groups. Housing and Development Reporter Vol. 28. 3

Case Study Webb, L. D. (2000, May). AI in a Public Policy Change Process. Bethesda, MD: EnCompass LLC.

Article Webb, L. D., Catsambas, T. T. (2000, Jan). A Can-Do Process for a Can-Do Community. Julien's Journal.

Book Whitney, D., Trosten-Bloom, A., Cherney, J., Fry, R. (2004). Appreciative Team Building: Positive Questions to Bring Out the Best in Your Team. iUniverse.

Article Willoughby, G., Tosey, P. (2007). Imagine Meadfield: Appreciative Inquiry as a Process for Leading School Improvement. Educational Management Adminstration and Leadership Vol. 35. 499-520

Article Zolno, S. (1998, Jun). Crisis at Home: Fostering Agreement in an Intentional Community. VisionAction Journal (OD Network) (Summer-Fall ed.) Vol. 17. 13-17



 
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