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To accelerate the strategic planning process by allowing creativity and innovation while inspiring the organization’s people to SOAR.
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Internal and external organizational stakeholders
A health-care facility was in a shutdown state and needed a “last-ditch effort.” The administrator gathered 76 stakeholders to discuss creating constructive accountability and strategic initiatives so corporate would not close the facility. The results were a 20 percent increase in census within six weeks, improved employee morale and resident satisfaction, and the facility broke even for the first time in three years.
Created in 2000 by Jackie Stavros, David Cooperrider, and Lynn Kelley. Theory Base: Appreciative Inquiry, Dialogue, Whole Systems Approach to Change, Lippit’s Preferred Futures, Strengths-Based Theory by Don Clifton, Social Construction, and Positive Organizational Scholarship.