Resources for the AI Community at Carolina.
- The Problem with Problems
From Bloomberg's Business Week (April 6, 2009), a brief "Viewpoint" article juxtaposing "Deficit Thinking" vs. "Appreciative Inquiry" by Fred Collopy, a Professor of Information Systems at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University.
- Appreciative Inquiry: Using Appreciative Inquiry to Make Change Happen
Written by Roger Rowett, Director of Taith Ltd and Dr Neil Wooding, this is one of the series of Sowing Seeds topic papers published by Public Service Management Wales (http://wales.gov.uk/psmw). It provides a good introduction and overview to the AI approach.
- Definitions of Appreciative Inquiry
From the AI Commons, hosted by Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, a collection of definitions.
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- Appreciative Inquiry at www.unc.edu
Search UNC-Chapel Hill's website for Appreciative Inquiry links, documents, and other information.
- Appreciative Inquiry booklet
From Appreciative Inquiry facilitator Sallie Lee; used during the UNC faculty workshop [pdf]
- Barbara L. Fredrickson, PhD, PI of the PEPLab at UNC-Chapel Hill
Dr. Fredrickson is the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Principal Investigator of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab at the University of North Carolina. She is a leading scholar within social psychology, affective science, and positive psychology. Dr. Fredrickson's CV and a link to her email are included. SEE, also, " About AI at UNC" tab.
- UNC Chapel Hill Libraries Catalog Search: Appreciative Inquiry
Search our catalog for resources on Appreciative Inquiry. Email, text, or print results; download citations to EndNote or RefWorks. Place holds; have books delivered to the closest library on campus.
- Set up an RSS feed for UNC Chapel Hill Catalog Search: Appreciative Inquiry
- UNC Chapel Hill Libraries Catalog Search: Positive Psychology
Search our catalog (subject heading search for "positive psychology") for resources on Positive Psychology. Email, text, or print results; download citations. Place holds; have books delivered to the closest library on campus.
- Set up an RSS feed for UNC Chapel Hill Catalog Search (Subject Heading): Positive Psychology
- The Appreciative Inquiry Commons
Hosted by Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, the "AI Commons" is a worldwide portal devoted to the fullest sharing of academic resources and practical tools on Appreciative Inquiry and the rapidly growing discipline of positive change.
- The Positive Emotions & Psychophysiology Lab (PEPLab) UNC-Chapel Hill
We study people’s emotions, particularly their positive emotions. We are interested in how positive emotions affect people’s thinking patterns, social behavior, and physiological reactions. Our ultimate goal is to understand how positive emotions might accumulate and compound to transform people’s lives for the better.
- The University of Virginia Center for Appreciative Practice (UVACAP)
The University of Virginia Center for Appreciative Practice was established to promote the appreciative practice of medicine.
- The Penn Positive Psychology Center
The Positive Psychology Center is located at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Martin Seligman is the director of the center and Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology. The center promotes research, training, education, and the dissemination of Positive Psychology.
- Appreciative Inquiry in the University
Newly Updated! Recommended Web Sites, Selected Book Bibliography, Videos and Specific References for Four-Year Colleges and Universities (Links current as of March 7, 2012). Compiled by Ray Wells, PhD, President, Wellbeing Systems, Inc.
- LinkedIn Dialogue on Appreciative Governance
Join the LinkedIn dialogue to discuss this new topic (see special AI Practitioner November, 2011, issue dedicated to this topic).
- The AI Listserv
The Appreciative Inquiry Discussion List is hosted by the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Jack Brittain is the list administrator. For subscription information, go to http://mailman.business.utah.edu:8080/mailman/listinfo/ailist
- The AI Practitioner
The International Journal of Appreciative Inquiry.
Links for UNC and free NCLive (NC Residents) subscriptions.
For personal, paid subscriptions and individual issues: http://aipractitioner.com/
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