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Appreciative Intelligence

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Appreciative Intelligence by Tojo Joseph Thatchenkery and Carol Metzker
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May 14, 2006 | ISBN 9781576753538

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“Appreciative intelligence worked for Rotary International in its efforts to help establish the largest global health endeavor in history—the Global Polio Eradication Initiative.”
—Carl-Wilhelm Stenhammar, President, Rotary International 2005-06

"Appreciative Intelligence is provocative and compelling. It reveals the ability behind exciting and unexpected innovations, turnarounds, or accomplishments that were once considered impossible. A must-read for anyone who wants to excel in work or in life.”
—W. Warner Burke, Edward L. Thorndike Professor of Psychology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University  

“An inspiring and practical account of how to develop the capacity to see potential within the present and to develop this capacity within oneself and in others.”
—Jane E. Dutton, William Russell Kelly Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Psychology, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

“. . . a thought-provoking and highly enjoyable book. Appreciative Intelligence explores the real alchemy of leadership—the ability to transform opportunities into realities. More importantly, the authors show you how to develop this intelligence in yourself.”
—Jay A. Conger, Kravis Research Professor of Leadership, Claremont McKenna College, and author of Growing Your Company’s Leaders

“Stunning!   Going one step beyond appreciative inquiry, Thatchenkery and Metzker have made an exciting contribution to the new field of positive organizational scholarship. This book will forever change how you think about intelligence.”
—Robert Kramer, PhD, Director, Executive Education Programs, American University

Table Of Contents

Foreword by David Cooperrider
Appreciative Intelligence: The Missing Link
Leveraging Appreciative Intelligence
Appreciative Intelligence in Action
Reframing Reality for a Great View
Appreciating the Positive
Seeing How the Future Unfolds from the Present
Appreciative Intelligence at Work Developing
Your Appreciative Intelligence
The Case for Appreciative Intelligence
The Brains Behind Appreciative Intelligence
Moving Forward for an Extraordinary Future
Acknowledgments: Appreciating Those Who Made This Book Possible
Appreciative Intelligence: Working for You
About the Authors

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