Appreciative Team Building: Positive Questions to Bring Out the Best of Your Team

by Diana Whitney, Amanda Trosten-Bloom, and others. iUniverse, Inc., 2004.
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Based on the principles and process of Appreciative Inquiry, this book, written by nationally known authors in the field of organizational development, is an indispensable resource for those interested in fostering a sense of team among co-workers and volunteers. The book is filled with questions, processes and suggestions for building a high performance team from multiples perspectives: shared goals, shared roles and responsibilities, supportive relationships, productivity, and communication. Virtually everything in the book is easily adaptable to the congregational setting and pastoral leaders will find that utilizing even one of the questions for use in a team meeting can have transformative results.