Author Archive for: ‘William Bergquist’

Organizational Consultation XVIII:  Development (Part One)

Organizational Consultation XVIII: Development (Part One)

In an appreciative-oriented consulting process, attention must be paid to development of the human capital in the organization. The objective …

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Organizational Consultation XVII  The Chartering Process (Part Two)

Organizational Consultation XVII The Chartering Process (Part Two)

The appreciative chartering process enables members of an organization to assess the range and implications of existing intentions, as well as discover new intentions that emerge naturally from, and in alignment with, existing intentions. Chartering is like appreciation. It focuses on both the past and future, while also being firmly grounded in present day realities.

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Studio Five: Hillbilly Elegy

Studio Five: Hillbilly Elegy

The fitth PSP/Adler Studio focused on a recent, award-winning movie–Hlllbellly Elegy–that is based on the reallife experiences of a young …

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The Word for World is Work: The Life of Women

The Word for World is Work: The Life of Women

Authors: Rosalind Sun Peng Lee and William Bergquist Illustrator: Dustin Markel This book concerns the world in which three different …

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A Handbook for Faculty Develoment: Volume Two

A Handbook for Faculty Develoment: Volume Two

Authors: William Bergquist and Steven Phillips The three volumes of A Handbook for Faculty Development are now legendary. They played …

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Who is Wounding the Healers: The Four Cultures of Health Care

Who is Wounding the Healers: The Four Cultures of Health Care

Those who are providing health care and those running health care organizations are themselves wounded. As a result, they can’t fully attend to the needs of those who seek their wisdom and assistance.

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Creating the Appreciative Organization

Creating the Appreciative Organization

This book is intended as one effort to expand the range of and deepen our understanding about the processes of appreciative inquiry.

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Organizational Consultation XVI  The Chartering Process: Part One

Organizational Consultation XVI The Chartering Process: Part One

There is an organization process that fully engages the three components of choosing, prizing and acting. It is called chartering. …

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Memory and the Internet

Memory and the Internet

We are ready to introduce a new character into this dance that we are choreographing regarding memory. This new character is the Internet. This new character has a major impact on the way we assimilate and accommodate, on the way in which we engage procedural and declarative memory, and on the way in which we remember and forget. Let’s first consider assimilation and accommodation.

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Organizational Consultation XV  Appreciative Consulting Within the Domain of Intentions

Organizational Consultation XV Appreciative Consulting Within the Domain of Intentions

Social philosophers, historians and organizational consultants are in agreement that it is valuable to conceive of all organizations as systems, …

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