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Appreciative Inquiry

Appreciative Inquiry

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About this Course

Appreciative Inquiry is a shift from looking at problems and deficiencies and instead focusing on strengths and successes. It is a tool for change, and it will strengthen relationships throughout your business. Through best practices and positive stories, your participants will transform your organization.

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started

  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment
  • Action Plans and Evaluations

Module Two: Introducing Appreciative Inquiry

  • What is Appreciative Inquiry?
  • Generating a Better Future
  • Engaging People in Positive Thought
  • Change the Person, Change the Organization
  • Case Study
  • Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Changing the Way You Think

  • Shifting from "What's Wrong?" to "What's Right"?
  • It's Not Eliminating Mistakes, It's Holding Up Successes
  • Positive Language Will Affect Peoples Thinking
  • Limit or Remove Negative Phrasing
  • Case Study
  • Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Four D model

  • Discovery
  • Dream
  • Design
  • Delivery
  • Case Study
  • Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: The Four I Model

  • Initiate
  • Inquire
  • Imagine
  • Innovate
  • Case Study
  • Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Appreciative Inquiry Interview Style

  • Framing Positive Questions
  • Solicit Positive Stories
  • Finding Out What Works
  • Recognize the Reoccurring Themes
  • Case Study
  • Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Anticipatory Reality

  • Imagining a Successful Future Will Affect the Present
  • Controlling Negative Anticipation
  • Current Decisions Will Be Influenced Positively
  • Base It on Data and Real Examples
  • Case Study
  • Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: The Power of Positive Imagery

  • Shaping Performance with Positive Imagery
  • Being Better Prepared for Adversity
  • People are More Flexible and Creative
  • Think of the Perfect Situation
  • Case Study
  • Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Influencing Change Through AI

  • Using Strengths to Solve Challenges
  • Confidence Will Promote Positive Change
  • Inquiry is a Seed of Change
  • People Will Gravitate Towards What is Expected of Them
  • Case Study
  • Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Coaching and Managing With AI

  • Build Around What Works
  • Focus on Increases
  • Recognize the Best in People
  • Limit or Remove Negative Comments
  • Case Study
  • Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Creating a Positive Core

  • Strengths
  • Best Practices
  • Peak Experiences
  • Successes
  • Case Study
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations