CHAPTER 46

The Power of Interactive Collaborative Designs

Jean-Pierre Beaulieu, Emile J. Carrière, and Christopher Schoch

INTERACTIVE COLLABORATIVE Designs (ICD) such as Open Space, Future Search, Appreciative Inquiry, and The Conference Model, can be more effective as a change intervention than traditional approaches, which are generally top-down, linear in nature, and tightly controlled.

Our experience has taught us that ambitious business goals can be achieved through ICD and its power to mobilize large numbers of stakeholders, provide them with a strong sense of ownership for corporate vision and strategy and obtain high levels of engagement that generate results to which management and shareholders pay attention. These include increased ...

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