Improving Safety in a Steel Mill

Words Really Can Create Worlds!


Many change efforts fail, stagnate, lose traction,or even disappear. Far too often, participants report that their behavior did not really change; they just added more meetings, trainings and reporting to their schedules. What really causes or creates behavioral change?

Ron Fry has written his reflections upon this article for the Spring 2017 Issue. This issue will be released beginning of june 2017. Subscribe to be sure you won’t miss this issue ‘Businesses, Schools, and Communities as Agents of World Benefit’.


Author: Ronald Fry

Ron Fry is professor of Organizational Behavior at Case Western Reserve University, where he helped pioneer Appreciative Inquiry and co-create the first Masters’ program in Positive Organization Development. He currently serves as the Stiller Endowed Chair and visiting professor at the Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry.


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