Case Story

Introducing Appreciative Inquiry into a Community Network Project in Liverpool, England

By Tim Slack and Phil Taylor

Introduction: Awakening and the Start of a Journey

This story begins in 2006, at the start of a client’s journey of discovery and realization. Discovery that a philosophy called Appreciative Inquiry existed and was receiving international recognition. Realization that Appreciative Inquiry not only worked as a methodology in any number of organizational and community settings but that it is a way of life. This case study describes the AI journey from both a client perspective and also how a small AI project was developed and delivered within inner-city Liverpool.

At this time Phil Taylor was an employee of Liverpool ...

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