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Equity in Education: AI: Appreciative Inquiry

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". . .  AI starts from the positive perspective. Rather than looking at what is wrong, it looks at what it right in the organization. It is the discovery of the best in people, their organizations, and the world around them. It is the art and practice of asking the unconditional positive questions that strength then a system’s capacity to apprehend, anticipate, and heighten positive potential.
AI is an approach to organizational analysis and learning that is intended for discovering, understanding, and fostering innovations in social organizational arrangements and processes. In this context, AI refers to two things:


• A search for knowledge; and,
• A theory of collective action designed to evolve the vision and will of a group, an organization, or society as a whole."
--Edwin C. Thomas

Appreciative Inquiry: Text

Appreciative Inquiry: Essays