A curated page of Appreciative Inquiry case studies and videos, to give you an idea of what can be done with Appreciative Inquiry

Roadway Express

Successful large-scale Appreciative Inquiry summits conducted by Dr David Cooperrider in the early 2000s to help the heavily unionised haulage company Roadway Express compete against non-unionised competition.

The result was many cost-saving and efficiency savings from employee-generated ideas.

Here’s a readable journalistic account of an early summit from Fast Company magazine.

Hunter Douglas Window Fashions

A large-scale culture transformation, strategy and business process improvement process over five years, led by Amanda Trosten-Bloom and Diana Whitney from the Corporation For Positive Change.

The result was a 15-20% improvement in the bottom line. Read the case study from the CPC here.

Appreciative Inquiry For Congregational Change

Dr. Mark Adams describes the process of how he used Appreciative Inquiry at the Old Hickory Church of Christ to implement positive change in a way that created consensus between generations rather than division.

Appreciative Inquiry Summit for the Eye Health Coalition

Mike Feinson and Bernard Mohr from Innovation Partners International led an AI summit in 2009 to help the Eye Health Coalition consolidate the messages for their industry into a single voice.

‘Supporting People’ Appreciative Inquiry Summits

Short clips from large-scale AI summits led by Kate McAllister in the UK, bringing local authority social service departments and service users together to improve services as part of the ‘Supporting People’ programme.

‘Back On Your Feet’: Strengths-Based Resilience Programme For Hostel Residents

Appreciative Inquiry to help homeless hostel residents rebuild their lives and recover from addiction. Programme developed by Appreciating People for ECHG Riverside King George’s Hostel, London.

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