Cooperrider discusses what he senses as the most important business-for-good movement in the world today: the shift from a focus on a 'sustainable' economy to one that sees flourishing enterprise as the guiding north star of business.
Case Western Reserve University has honored David L. Cooperrider, a global expert on Appreciative Inquiry (AI) with the Weatherhead School of Management, as a Distinguished University Professor, a title that acknowledges the outstanding contributions of full-time, tenured professors with a distinguished academic record of extraordinary research, scholarship, teaching and service.
For the first time since Case Western Reserve University established the award in 2008, the President’s Award for Visionary Achievement recognizes a family that embodies the award’s ideals of service to the university, humanity and the world: the Fowlers. Receiving the award are Charles “Chuck” Fowler, EMBA '90, Charlotte “Char” Fowler and their daughters and sons-in-law, Chann Fowler-Spellman and Edward F. Spellman, and Holley Fowler Martens and Robert F. Martens.
David Cooperrider, PhD, Fairmount Santrol - David L. Cooperrider Professor in Appreciative Inquiry, discusses what he believes to be the most important business-for-good movement in the world today, the shift from sustainability to flourishing.