In 30 short years since Cooperrider and Srivastva’s original work (1987), Appreciative Inquiry has spanned the globe and touched all aspects of our approaches to human systems; it is perhaps no wonder that many have called AI a transformative force. We have seen:
- AI Summits used in all organizational sectors around the world: large corporations like Hewlett Packard, Fairmont Minerals, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, US Cellular, the BBC, Nextel; in government agencies like the US Navy and the Environmental Protection Agency; in national associations like the American Society for Association Executives; in industry-wide initiatives like the National Dairy Council; in school systems like Houston Independent School District; in nonprofit organizations like World Vision; and in world-wide initiatives like the United Nations and United Religions. See more Stories of AI in Action.
- Rich networks flourishing in Europe, Nepal, India, Brazil, Canada, Singapore, and elsewhere. Our global community has now gathered for World AI Conferences in the U.S., Nepal, Belgium, South Africa, and is currently planning to convene in Brazil in 2017. Browse other Community Groups and Networks.
- Hundreds of published articles, chapters and books on AI and its myriad of applications. Browse our Books list.