TAWN PARENT Commentary: Is your company wasting its talents?

Organizational development isn't usually my bag, but when I heard people using words like uplifting, inspiring, astonishing, cool, infectious and dynamite to describe an up-and-coming method, I decided to check it out. The method is appreciative inquiry, which is billed as a way of transforming organizations by trying to build on what's right instead of analyzing what's wrong. "You motivate people more through engaging in what's positive," said Ruth Purcell-Jones, president of Trustee Leadership Development Inc., a local organization that...

 

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