All Things Considered

A Behavioral Approach to Appreciative Inquiry

February 2021
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Emotional intelligence scores depend on self-reporting, which can skew the impact determination. In this article, the author argues that this does not mean there is no value in these measures. All three determinants are important for a holistic view of the individual. Behavior, though, can be measured emprically. The principles of applied behavior can be integrated with the principles of AI and help provide a foundation to the performance indicators and inquiry efficacy without changing the spirit of an inquiry.


Author: Kimberly K Davis

Kimberly Davis, Ed.D., is a school district administrator experienced in accountability, curriculum & instruction, teacher development, and organizational performance. Additionally, she has consulted leadership development and human performance improvement for private, government, and non-profit organizations. She also holds certifications as an AI Facilitator and TEI Coach.


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