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The Power of Appreciative Inquiry, 2nd Edition by Diana D. Whitney, Amanda Trosten-Bloom

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CHAPTER 5Getting Started with Appreciative Inquiry

A lot must happen in an organization before an Appreciative Inquiry 4-D Cycle process can begin. These preliminary activities are what we call Getting Started. Some organizations like to start quickly and plan as they go; others want a detailed route map, predetermined ways to measure results, and clear leadership roles and responsibilities in place before beginning. All organizations, however, face common decisions, and this chapter offers guidelines for this preliminary process.

In this chapter you will discover the essential decisions for Getting Started and will find step-by-step suggestions for creating an Advisory Team, for determining the scope of an AI project, for developing an Inquiry ...

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