5 About our Contributors
8 The 3-Circles of the Strengths Revolution
12 Appreciative Inquiry: A Process for Designing Life-Affirming Organizations
17 Theoretical Characteristics and Behaviors of SBOs: Organizations as organic, integral, emergent entities that continually evolve from the inside
23 Performance Amplification: Building a Strength-Based Organization
27 CertainTeed’s Moundsville Plant Start-up… a Strength-Based Journey to Becoming a High-Commitment/High- Engagement Manufacturing Organization
33 Organic Evolution: Becoming a Strength-Based Organization
37 Peering Through the Kaleidoscope: Emergent Design, Emerging Strengths at the Nova Scotia Community College
41 In Conversation with Jenifer Fox and Ada Jo Mann
43 From ‘Child Abuse Prevention’ to ‘Helping Families Put Together What’s Best for their Children’
48 Tracing the Journey of an Extraordinary Strength-Based Organization: Neighborhood Centers, Inc.
52 How Do You Become a Strength- Based Organization?
55 News Agency Muddles its Way to Strength-Based Journalism: Appreciative Approach Vital to Organization’s Survival