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On this page you can find more information on Appreciative Inquiry and learn about other groups using Appreciative Inquiry or Appreciative Practices around the world.

About Appreciative Inquiry

What is Appreciative Inquiry?  A brief overview of the process, written by David Cooperrider and Diana Whitney

AI Commons A gathering place for AI practitioners around the world to share resources, stories, and research

At UVa

The Mindfulness Center This center offers courses to build mindfulness skills and mindfulness-based personal awareness.

Institute for Quality and Patient Safety A center that offers programs to train leaders in clinical care improvement and to promote research that defines best practices for academic health centers

Hospital Drive The literature and humanities journal of the UVa School of Medicine

The LIFT Blog Written by the authors of Lift: Becoming a Positive Force in Any Situation, this blog is centered around positive organizational scholarship and leadership.

Wisdom Through Adversity A research team exploring the nature of wisdom and human adaptation to adversity in the context of patient experiences of living with chronic pain and physician responses in the aftermath of serious medical error.


Corporation for Positive Change A consulting group dedicated to the design and development of appreciative organizations

AACH The American Academy on Communication in Healthcare, which focuses on research and teaching relationship-centered healthcare communication. 

The Taos Institute An organization committed to exploring, developing and disseminating ideas and practices that promote creative, appreciative and collaborative processes in families, communities and organizations around the world.

Appreciative Intelligence The website for the book by Tojo Thatchenkery and Carol Metzker, focusing on the ability to reframe reality to reveal the hidden possibilities in even the most apparently uncompromising situation.

Appreciative Living  The website of Jackie Kelm, author of The Joy of Appreciative Living, a philosophy for personal growth centered around three steps: Appreciating the Present, Imagining the Ideal, and Acting in Alignment

Appreciative Inquiry Annotations A blog from the co-owners of Appreciative Inquiry Consulting.  A place to see what is on the cutting edge of AI.

Authentic Happiness Homepage of Dr. Martin Seligman, founder of positive psychology and author of Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being