Positive Psychology and Change

How Leadership, Collaboration, and Appreciative Inquiry Create Transformational Results
Product Number: EB00668617
Released: May 01, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118793893
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

Positive Psychology and Change explores how areas of positive psychology such as strengths, flow, and psychological capital can be applied to the everyday challenges of leading a dynamic and adaptive work community, and how collaborative group approaches to transformational change can be combined with a positive mindset to maintain optimism and motivation in an unpredictable working environment. -Articulates a unique vision for organizational leadership in the 21st century that combines positive psychology, Appreciative Inquiry (AI), and collaborative group technologies -Focuses on four specific co-creative approaches (Appreciative Inquiry, Open Space, World CafE and SimuReal) and the ways in which they surpass traditional methods for organizational change -Explains the latest theory, research, and practice, and translates it into concrete, actionable ideas for meeting the day-to-day challenges of effective and adaptive leadership and management -Includes learning features such as boxed text, short case studies, stories, and cartoons

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Author(s): Sarah Lewis
Original Publish Date: Mar 04, 2016

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