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The power of appreciative inquiry : a practical guide to positive change / Diana Whitney & Amanda Trosten-Bloom ; foreword by David Cooperrider.

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  • ISBN: 9781605098814 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1605098817 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Berrett-Koehler Publishers : 2007.

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A revised and expanded edition of a bestselling classic--more than 90,000 copies sold of the first edition. This new edition includes to completely new chapters. Cleverly weaves together exercises, stories, quotations, and illustrations to offer a fun and practical guide to idea generation. How to Get Ideas shows you--no matter your age or skill, your job or training--how to come up with more ideas, faster and easier. You'll learn to condition your mind to become "idea-prone," utilize your sense of humor, develop your curiosity, visualize your goals, rethink your thinking, and overcome your fear of rejection. Jack Foster's simple five-step technique for solving problems and getting ideas takes the mystery and anxiety out of the idea-generating process. It's a proven process that works. This expanded edition of the inspiring and enlightening classic features new information on how to turn failures to your advantage and how to create a rich, idea-inducing environment. Dozens of new examples and real life stories show that anyone can learn to get more and better ideas.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Communication in organizations.
Customer relations.
Appreciative inquiry.
Genre: Electronic books.

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