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Appreciative Inquiry explores the successes of the past and uses them as the basis for co-developing a plan for the future. An Appreciative Inquiry exercise can help a group move into a positive, productive space and create a shared vision of what the future could look like.

This guide will walk you through the philosophy of an Appreciative Inquiry and how to facilitate one or more phases of the exercise.

View the System Tools Matrix to help determine when trend mapping is the right tool.