When Would Appreciative Inquiry not Work? And Why?

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When Would Appreciative Inquiry not Work? And Why?
Leonie ewald, Student (MBA), Member
I have been part of the corporate world for 13 years and was subject to many change initiatives. None of which really ever worked.
I have seen people see through the facilitation process and give the answers/stories they know would be acceptable. No participation in an earnest way and not feeling empowered, but rather led to a predisposed position decided upon by management before the intervention.
I am faced now with the question as to why these interventions failed?...Sign up

Circumstances in which Appreciative Inquiry Won't Work
JC de Jong, Director, Netherlands, SIG Leader
AI does work and many, many interventions have proven that. See amongst others the cases in the book of Watkins, Mohr and Kelly "

Appreciative Inquiry is Just Another Tool in the Toolkit
Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada, Premium Member
Here are a couple of circumstances when you should not use AI:
1. When you as the facilitator must...Sign up



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