A Time for Action: Appreciative Inquiry, Positive Peace and the Making of a Nobel Nomination

February 2018
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In this article, David Cooperrider offers a glimpse into the vast opportunities for AI as a force for positive peace. By drawing from dozens of articles, books, and case studies of AI and peace, and also by highlighting one feature case story that serves to vivify the peacebuilding strengths of AI, he shows how AI’s ‘gift of new eyes’ can help us build an era of positive peace and a world of full spectrum flourishing.


Author: David Cooperrider

David Cooperrider, PhD, is Distinguished University Professor at Case Western Reserve University and holds two chaired professorships: Char and Chuck Fowler Professor of Business as an Agent of World Benefit & the Fairmount Santrol-David L. Cooperrider Professorship in Appreciative Inquiry. Faculty founder and director of the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit, he is also the Honorary Chair of Champlain College’s David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry at the Stiller School of Business.

Contact: david.cooperrider@case.edu

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