Chapter FiveApplying the 4-D Cycle

Many different approaches to applying the 4-D cycle are emerging. From mass mobilizing interviews across an entire city, to small groups of people interviewing colleagues within their company and then benchmarking other best practices companies, to face-to-face interfaith dialogue among hundreds of religious leaders gathered from around the world, each application liberates the power of inquiry, builds relationships, and unleashes learning. In The Power of Appreciative Inquiry, Diana Whitney and Amanda Trosten-Bloom outline multiple forms of engagement that have been used by consultants around the globe for applying Appreciative Inquiry.19 Two of the most often used and successful ways to apply AI are whole-system ...

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