An Appreciative Approach

The Change Guide is based on an appreciative approach, which differs from more traditional approaches to change management.

In traditional approaches, change is seen as a challenge that needs to be overcome in order to get on with “business as usual.” In an appreciative approach, change is considered a continuous learning process based on interactions – big and small − with your colleagues and clients.

Facilitate discussions in an appreciative manner

Understand the basics of appreciative facilitation and set some ground rules for discussions.

Learn how to be mindful about the language you use and the questions you ask.

Read about how you can give and receive feedback in an appreciative way.