Build on strengths to inspire change

Brockett, James
May 2007
People Management;5/3/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p15
The article focuses on the participation of Angie Gaspar and Ruth Dunlop of Hammersmith Hospitals National Health Service Trust and Castrol Marine director David Gilmour in the Human Resource Development 2007 event held in London, England. Gaspar and Dunlop explained how they used the appreciative inquiry approach to get testimonials from staff about how the trust worked best. They advised organizations to examine their strengths rather than dwell on their weaknesses.


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