Title The Appreciative Organization Christian Study Diana Whitney
Book Condition Used: Very Good
Size Trade Paperback
Publisher Taos Institute Publications 2001
ISBN Number 0971231214 / 9780971231214
Seller ID 120601002
This paperback book was published in 2001 by Taos Institute Publications with 57 pages. The text is unmarked. The binding is tight. There is normal shelf and edge wear. The founders of the Taos Institute have pooled their substantial resources to create a vision of a powerful and humanly nourishing form of organization and to share practices for bringing this organization into being. Based on their diverse experiences in organizational life, the authors are unanimous in their view that the appreciative construction of meaning is essential to the efficacy of an organization and the fulfillment of its participants. In clear and direct language, the volume treats the challenges of decision making, leadership, group functioning, personnel evaluation, and the relationship of the organization to its context. Bold ideas are developed, examples described, and multiple suggestions developed for creating the appreciative organization.This volume will be of special significance to consultants and organizational members who wish to see the key elements of appreciative inquiry realized in the everyday working of the organization.