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INTRODUCTIONThe Promise and the Power of Action Inquiry

Do you practice action inquiry? Most people understand what “action” and “inquiry” mean when used in sentences by themselves. Put together, as “action inquiry,” new and potent ways to develop performance and learning emerge. Do you put action and inquiry together in your life?

Action inquiry is a way of simultaneously conducting action and inquiry as a disciplined leadership practice that increases the wider effectiveness of our actions. Such action helps individuals, teams, organizations, and still larger institutions become more capable of self-transformation and thus more creative, more aware, more just, and more sustainable. In principle, no matter how much or little positional power ...

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