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Diana Whitney

Practioner, USA

Dr Diana Whitney, a leading figure in the fields of Appreciative Inquiry, Large Scale Organization Change and Spiritual Development, has been at the forefront of positive change theory and practice for three decades. She founded the international consultancy, Corporation for Positive Change and co-founded the social constructionist think tank, the Taos Institute. Her work, advising leaders, designing and facilitating social innovation, strategic culture change, merger integration and leadership development with Fortune 100 companies, global interfaith communities and professional associations, has gained her a world wide following.. She is a prolific and award winning author with twenty books and dozens of chapters and articles to her name, including The Power of Appreciative Inquiry (with Amanda Trosten-Bloom), Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change (with David Cooperrider), Appreciative Leadership: Focus on What Works to Drive Winning Performance and Build a Thriving Organization, Appreciative Inquiry in Healthcare and Positive Approaches to Peacebuilding.