Appreciative Inquiry is a Different Approach to Planning
|Problem-Focused Approach||Appreciative Approach|
|Identification of the problem||Appreciating and valuing the best of what is|
|Analysis of causes of the problem||Envisioning “what might be” based on our strengths|
|Action Planning to treat the problem||Innovating “what will be” using our best resources|
Appreciative Inquiry is an Ongoing Process
Appreciative Inquiry Works
INFORMATION SOURCE: The Power of Appreciative Inquiry: A Practical Guide to Positive Change by Diana Whitney & Amanda Trosten-Bloom. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., San Francisco 2003.