Appreciative Inquiry Approaches to Organizational Transformation

Appreciative Inquiry Approaches to Organizational Transformation

Sudipto Bhattacharya (Vellore Institute of Technology, India) and Tanusree Chakraborty (Rajalakshmi School of Business, India)
Release Date: December, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 277
ISBN13: 9781522596752|ISBN10: 1522596755|EISBN13: 9781522596776|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9675-2


As organizations continue to develop and adapt in today’s modern society, various approaches have begun to emerge as managers look for the best techniques to improve company performance. Appreciative inquiry is the practice of maintaining a positive and optimistic environment within the workplace, and it’s a concept that has transformed many corporations as it spread across the globe. Understanding this powerful shift in employee perception requires considerable research on how appreciative inquiry is affecting various companies worldwide.

Appreciative Inquiry Approaches to Organizational Transformation provides emerging research that serves to increase the productivity of individuals and organizations exponentially by sharing case studies from organizations where appreciative inquiry has been implemented successfully as well as best practices that can benefit organizations and common pitfalls that can be avoided by becoming more vigilant. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as individual execution, productivity, and occupational solutions, this book is ideally designed for managers, practitioners, corporate professionals, executives, researchers, educators, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Appreciative Principles
  • Common Pitfalls
  • Employee Perception
  • Individual Execution
  • Occupational Solutions
  • Organizational Challenges
  • Organizational Growth
  • Performance Development
  • Productivity
  • Successful Practices

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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