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Easy Submit: Do you have a story, document, tool, event to share?

We invite you to submit and share your work with the AI Commons and the larger AI Community. It's easy to do. Select an item from the list below, click on it and complete the information requested in the template. We greatly appreciate your generosity and believe that what you offer to the world through your own AI and positive change work truly benefits everyone. We all draw upon the existing practices of promise across the globe, to thrive and lift the hopeful visions of the future world. Thank you for your important part in this process.

For additional information or assistance with submitting contact Dawn Dole, Knowledge Manager of the AI Commons, email To contact David Cooperrider, PhD., Professor of Organizational Behavior, email

Promote your upcoming Conferences, Workshops, Classes, Seminars, etc. These submissions will appear in the Event Calendar only.
Journal, Magazine or Newspaper Articles
Case Study
Case studies can take many forms. You may submit a case study in the format you have available to you or you may submit a case study using the following format:

1. Description of Organization
2. Focus of the Appreciative Inquiry
3. Organizational Objectives
4. What Was Done or What Is Being Done
5. Outcomes of the Initiative
6. Next Steps
7. What We Learned

Also, as you are writing and submitting these case studies, it would be of great value to submit the AI Tools & Materials associated with this project. For example:

1. Project proposals
2. Letters of invitation
3. Time-line from inception to today
4. Workshop designs
5. Summit designs
6. AI interview protocols
7. Interview summary reports
8. Provocative Propositions
9. Project design plans
10. News Releases
11. Newspaper/newsletter articles
12. Copies of speeches given
13. Future plans for integrating AI into the organization
      * employee interviews
      * employee evaluations
      * meeting formats
      * product evaluations
14. Video clips & audio clips
15. ROI and efficacy of the AI on the organizational measures
Books & Book Reviews
To keep the growing list of books and chapters which advance Appreciative Inquiry and positive change current, we need everyone to help by letting us know about newly published materials. Please submit any new book which focuses on Appreciative Inquiry and/or Positive Change practices, leadership and research. If you would like to write a review of a new book, please contact Dawn Dole (email:

Dissertations & Working Papers
In this section we invite all students both Masters level and PhD level to submit the full or a portion of their thesis and doctoral research exploring Appreciative Inquiry and positive change methods.

This section also includes "Working Papers", and also those papers which have not yet been published or the draft versions of papers which have been published.

Practice Tools & Artifacts
This section is dedicated to providing the AI tools and resources which are being developed by practitioners and organizations engaged in an appreciative inquiry initiative. We invite you to submit your Training Designs, Project Proposals, AI Models, Power Point slides, Interview Guides, AI Summit Designs, Provocative Propositions, Audio & Video Clips, Photos & Artwork.

Researchers, Practitioners, AI Speakers: You can submit yourself to this section if you are doing research on AI, an AI practitioner or if you "speak" on AI and positive change.

Learning Opportunities
This section is dedicated to listing the Universities and Institutions which offer ongoing education/learning opportunities in AI. If you would like your organization to be listed here, please contact Dawn Dole (email:

Local AI Groups
A listing of local community groups focused on Appreciative Inquiry.

Blog entries related to Appreciative Inquiry
We have two categories of websites to which you can submit:

1. Websites specifically devoted to Appreciative Inquiry.
2. Websites devoted to other forms of Positive Change research and initiatives.
An eloquent quote can convey important concepts and invoke participation and collaboration. It can stir the emotions and create meaning. Please submit quotes which emphasize the power of the positive in organizational like, personal life and relational life.
Stories from the Field
These are informal "stories from the field". Tell us about your experiences using AI for positive change. One of the basic theories underlying AI is the power of the "story". We invite you to share your story with the AI Commons.
Grants and RFPs
Employment Opportunity
Please feel free to post any employment opportunities which you come across.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer coordinator to help build, expand and support the AI Commons please contact Dawn Dole.

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