The Power of Appreciative Inquiry: A Practical Guide to Positive Change

by Diana Whitney, Amanda Trosten-Bloom. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2010.

Written by nationally-recognized experts on the Appreciative Inquiry process, this book details the various ways Appreciative Inquiry can be used successfully.


tables, figures, eight principles of Appreciative Inquiry

Best For

clergy and lay leaders


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Apply the principles of Appreciative Inquiry to congregational settings during transitional periods by reading chapter 3.
  • Review the ways Appreciative Inquiry can be used before leadership meetings in order to increase productivity and communication.

About the Contributor

Susan Weber

Sue Weber is the director of the evaluation and communication project at the Center for Congregations. She has additional training in appreciative inquiry and is professionally certified as a group facilitator.

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