Appreciative Planning Presentation


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This presentation was developed to assist a client group with strategic planning, through the use of Appreciative Inquiry

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Appreciative Planning Presentation

  1. 1. Appreciative Strategy
  2. 2. Welcome During the next two hours we will be co-creating visions for the future of University Centers We will be using an appreciative process that requires the suspension of problem identification Please enjoy the positive and supportive environment that we are about to create
  3. 3. OD Class Research <ul><li>Results of the study indicated that this group </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoys group work, and regular communication </li></ul><ul><li>Would benefit from having more clearly defined goals, objectives, and strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Desires future team work opportunities and is highly effective </li></ul><ul><li>Our goal is to identify and build on current strengths today </li></ul><ul><li>to ensure success tomorrow </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Appreciative Inquiry systematically and collaboratively creates a knowledge link between the entire enterprise and the life-generating core of past, present, and future capacities and opportunities…… this ignites change! </li></ul><ul><li>-David Cooperrider </li></ul>
  5. 5. Discovery What gives life? Dream What might be? Design What would it look like? Deliver How to empower learn and improvise? Affirmative Topic Appreciative Inquiry Cycle
  6. 6. <ul><li>“ The artful creation of positive imagery on a collective basis may well be the most prolific activity that individuals and organizations can engage in if their aim is to help bring to fruition a positive and humanly significant future” </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperrider, 1999, p.32 </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>“ No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it. We must learn to see the world anew.” </li></ul><ul><li>– Albert Einstein </li></ul><ul><li>We must learn to focus on what we want to see as opposed to what we do not want. Sharing in a positive common image is an ideal method for building trust and collaboration </li></ul>
  8. 8. Yes And <ul><li>To support the creation of positive imagery please use “Yes And” instead of “No But” when making suggestions or additions to another persons ideas </li></ul>
  9. 9. Appreciative Mingle
  10. 10. Appreciative Strategy <ul><li>Work within your group to co-create an appreciative vision for the issue you have been assigned. Any issue under this heading may be developed. </li></ul><ul><li>You will have 30 minutes for each block of group work </li></ul>
  11. 11. Remember <ul><li>Focus on future development </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your goals realistic </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate regularly </li></ul>
  12. 12. Discover and Dream Work within your small group to identify an ideal state for an issue which falls within your group assignment then Describe what it may look like if everything worked out the way you want it to
  13. 13. Share and Collaborate Yes And
  14. 14. Design and Deliver Develop short term and long term steps that can be taken to help make this dream a reality
  15. 15. What happens next?