Liberal or Formal Appreciative Inquiry?

Appreciative Inquiry
Knowledge Center

Appreciative Inquiry > Best Practices

Sign up

Fred Schoon
Consultant, Netherlands
Great discussions all! Here is a question for you: do you use AI typically in its strict format with protocols etc., or more often in a let's say more liberal or loose format? (...) Read more? Sign up for free

  David J. MacCoy
Management Consultant, Canada

5D Framework and Philosophy

In my work with AI over the past 10 years, I have found it most effective when the 5D framework is used. It provides the step-by-step guidance that makes the method understandable.
However, it is the philosophy or principles that have shaped the mindset that made the initiatives valuable. Learning to use appreciative questions has been essential in facilitating dialogue and re-frame an understanding of situations in large and small groups as well as individual interaction.

Management Consultant, India

Liberal or Formal Appreciative Inquiry

I also follow the same system as David. In formal settings the 5-D process is strictly used and in loose settings, the philosophy or principles are very useful.

  Fred Schoon
Consultant, Netherlands

AI Formal or Loose

David and Zeb, much appreciated your insights. Tha (...)

  JC de Jong
Director, Netherlands

Liberal and Formal Appreciative Inquiry

I've been using AI for over 17 years now and start (...)

Consultant, France

The Principles Underlying AI

I totally agree with Joep. I would add that really (...)

  Kate Lindley Scheidegger
Consultant, Switzerland

Putting your Attention Where it Matters

I do change the format. I sometimes use the AI dis (...)


More on Appreciative Inquiry
Appreciative Inquiry: Methodology, Set of Principles and Philosophy
AI for Community Group Mobilization
Appreciative Inquiry - Positive Change in My Life
Appreciative Inquiry Application in IT Project Management & Change Management
Alternative Steps in Appreciative Inquiry
AI in Leadership Program at University
Suggestions on Inspired Action Activities/
AI and Seeing the Good in Others
AI for coaching and teambuilding
Appreciative Inquiry - 6D Cyclus
Implementing Appreciative Inquiry in an R&D Setting
AI in the public sector in the UK?
Appreciative Inquiry in Mental Health
🔥When Would Appreciative Inquiry not Work? And Why?
AI to Change Team Culture
Best Practices
The Mechanism Behind Appreciative Inquiry
Advantages of Appreciative Inquiry
We Move in the Direction We Inquire...
Implementing Appreciative Inquiry in a Pragmatic Way
Liberal or Formal Appreciative Inquiry?
Transformation Vision in Change Management
Special Interest Group
JC de Jong
Notify your students

Copy this into your study materials:

and add a hyperlink to:

Link to this discussion

Copy this HTML code to your web site:

Appreciative Inquiry
Knowledge Center


About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
2021 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V15.7 - Last updated: 24-1-2021. All names of their owners.