The appreciative inquiry summit: Overview and applications


  • Diana Whitney Ph.D.,

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    • Diana Whitney is internationally recognized for her consulting, teaching, and writing on innovative, large-scale processes for positive social and organizational change and has been instrumental in integrating appreciative inquiry in corporate change and leadership practices. She is a partner with David L. Cooperrider in the Corporation for Positive Change. Clients include Hunter Douglas, GTE, SmithKline Beecham, Nutrimental, the United Way, and Price Waterhouse. She is also cofounder of the Taos Institute, where appreciative inquiry is taught to consultants and leaders of change.

  • David L. Cooperrider Ph.D.

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    • David L. Cooperrider is associate professor of organizational behavior and cochair of the Center for Social Innovation in Global. Management (SIGMA)