The Mechanism Behind Appreciative Inquiry

Appreciative Inquiry
Knowledge Center

Best Practices
Balaji
HR Consultant, India

The Mechanism Behind Appreciative Inquiry

For me, AI is about helping systems and players therein to re-align their neural networks in the direction of 'what works here' rather than 'what does not work'.
The unconscious is such a powerful force in our organisational and individual destinies that the more we focus on problems, the more you will encounter them. Anybody who has brought up children will vouch for it - the more you warn the child that she will break the glass, the more prone she is to do it.
This is not to say that, we can wish away problems. On the contrary, the approach will provide us the right anti-dotes to deal with problems when they occur.

  JC de Jong
Director, Netherlands
 

The Mechanism Behind Appreciative Inquiry

Very interesting observation. I know that there have been some scientific publications around what happens to our brains when we look at what is possible rather than what is not possible.
I think this also links to the work of Barbara Frederickson on positive psychology.

  Matil, Suriname
 

The Unconscious Mind

@JC de Jong: With regards to what Mr Balaji brings in, the working of the human mind and how to use our unconscious to b...

  JC de Jong
Director, Netherlands
 

The Unconcious Mind - Continued

Thank you both for your contributions! And yes, I'm familiar with Deepak Chopra's work and I couldn't agree more that we...

  Matil, Suriname
 

Understanding our Minds

Since 1998 I am studying some areas of metaphysics and it is argued that our thoughts affect matter by simply adjusting ...

  Prince Nash
Ghana
 

Like Appreciative Inquiry

Wow! I really love the concept of AI. I have recently started using it to train my staff and it is already bearing fruit...

 

More on Appreciative Inquiry:
Summary
Forum
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

Do you have a keen interest in Appreciative Inquiry? Become our SIG Leader

Appreciative Inquiry
Knowledge Center



About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
2022 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V15.8 - Last updated: 19-8-2022. All names of their owners.