Diana Whitney, Ph.D. is an American author, award-winning consultant and educator whose writings – 15 books and dozens of chapters and articles – have advanced the positive principles and practices of appreciative inquiry and social constructionist theory worldwide to facilitate large-scale transformation and positive change. In this webinar, Dr. Whitney will discuss practical guidelines for implementing the popular change methodology, Appreciative Inquiry, in organizations and the principles of Appreciative Leadership for team management, as well as the relational processes inherent in both. Attendees will also get a sneak peek at Dr. Whitney’s upcoming workshop that she will present at the Sixth World Congress entitled Thriving Women, Thriving World: An Appreciative Inquiry Summit.
More about our Guest:
Dr. Diana Whitney, a leading figure in the fields of Appreciative Inquiry, Large Scale
Organization Change and Spiritual Development, has been at the forefront of positive
change theory and practice for three decades. She founded the international consultancy,
Corporation for Positive Change and co-founded the social constructionist think tank, the
Taos Institute. Her work, advising leaders, designing and facilitating social innovation,
strategic culture change, merger integration and leadership development with Fortune 100
companies, global interfaith communities and professional associations, has gained her a
world wide following.. She is a prolific and award winning author with twenty books and
dozens of chapters and articles to her name, including The Power of Appreciative Inquiry
(with Amanda Trosten-Bloom), Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change (with
David Cooperrider), Appreciative Leadership: Focus on What Works to Drive Winning
Performance and Build a Thriving Organization, Appreciative Inquiry in Healthcare and
Positive Approaches to Peacebuilding.
About the Positive Psychology Leader Series:
The Positive Psychology Leader Series is a member-only program that features virtual presentations, interviews and liveaudience Q&A with leading researchers and practitioners in the field of positive psychology. IPPA members register to attend these free presentations and enjoy unlimited access to more than 45 past webinar recordings in an online archive.
*March 7th in some countries