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What is Appreciative Inquiry? A Short Guide to the Appreciative Inquiry Model & Process

Learn the basics of Appreciative Inquiry in this article, and find Appreciative Inquiry examples and resources.                   Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is a strengths-based, positive approach to leadership development and organizational change. AI can be used by individuals, teams, organizations, or at the societal level; in each case, it helps people move toward a shared vision …

Shinobu Ishizuka: 2 Lessons from Japan’s Values-Driven Companies

Shinobu Ishizuka of LA-based Dyna-Search helps Japanese companies learn management and leadership strategies from U.S. companies. At the recent Small Giants Summit, Ishizuka shared two stories that can inform  U.S. companies of the way values are changing in Japanese culture and society, and helping companies win in the marketplace:     Use values to transcend differences. One Japanese manufacturer* recently …