AIM2Flourish Recognized in India
Posted 5.2.224 Student Teams From GIM Make It To The Finals Of The Renowned AIM2Flourish 2022 Flourish Prizes
David Cooperrider curates special issue of the Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner Journal
Posted 2.3.22David Cooperrider and Lindsey Godwin have curated the February 2022 issue of the Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner journal, "The Discovery and Design of Positive Institutions".
‘The Business of Building a Better World’ a new book by David Cooperrider
Posted 11.9.21The Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit is pleased to announce the publication of Faculty Director, David Cooperrider's new book: The Business of Building a Better World. Here’s your chance to learn more about the Leadership Revolution that is changing everything! In this novel, 29 leading scholars and executives provide a visionary look at the future of business; propelling past industrial-age values to uncover the key ingredients of humanistic, ecologically sustainable, and intergenerational prosperity.
Fifth Global Forum features 40+ movers and shakers of the business sector for the ultimate Great Leadership Reset!
Posted 11.8.21The Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit returns at just the right time, in an era where business for good, is good for business! This was one virtual event you didn’t want to miss out on! The theme of this year's Fifth Global Forum was The Great Leadership Reset, a virtual reimagining, about how business can meet the biggest global challenges of the 21st century. Participants joined from all around the world -- executives, entrepreneurs, design thinkers and students becoming next generation leaders!
Fowler Center announces The Fifth Global Forum
Posted 9.15.21The Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit in collaboration with Berrett-Koehler Publishers is pleased to announce the Fifth Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit taking place virtually from October 19th-28th. Join Fowler Center Faculty Director, David Cooperrider, and co-hosts Michele Hunt and Audrey Selian, for a 10-day FREE groundbreaking virtual forum and hear from over 40+ business leaders and educators. Learn how business leaders around the world are coming together to create a better future for all.
IHMA Intellectual Shaman Discussion with Sandra Waddock & Chris Laszlo
Posted 8.30.21Join the International Humanistic Management Association (IHMA) and Sandra Waddock (Boston College) for an Intellectual Shaman Conversation with Chris Laszlo (Case Western Reserve University) to discuss the topic "My Journey to Flourishing, with an Excursion into Prospective Theorizing." Register on Eventbrite for this free conversation happening on Friday, September 10th at 12 - 1pm EDT via Zoom. Details will be sent before the event once your RSVP is received.
Fowler Center Advisory Board member Nadya Zhexembayeva featured in Real Leaders Magazine
Posted 6.23.21"Titanic Syndrome: Why Companies Sink and How to Prevent it Happening to You"
The 2021 Flourish Prize Honorees
Posted 6.1.21Announcing the 17 honorees for the 2021 Flourish Prizes
2021 Flourish Prizes Virtual Celebration Announcement
Behind the Scenes at GOJO, featuring Marcella Kanfer Rolnick
Posted 5.21.21NBC Nightly News aired a segment on GOJO, showcasing the local manufacturer's product of Purell hand sanitizer, which saw demand jump 300% during the pandemic. Part of the “Across America" live broadcast series, this segment featured an interview with GOJO President & CEO, Carey Jaros and GOJO Executive Chair and our Fowler Center advisory board member, Marcella Kanfer Rolnick, as well as a manufacturing tour around the Wooster Campus in Ohio. Watch the full interview here: https://www.nbc.com/.../inside-a-purell-factory.../4365167 via NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt
Read David Cooperrider's latest book on "Prospective Theory"
Posted 5.13.21David Cooperrider, Faculty Director for the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit, has written a new novel on "Prospective Theory: Appreciative Inquiry: Toward a Methodology for Understanding and Enhancing Organizational Innovation."
AIM2Flourish presented in PRME Chapter Talks - Engagement in North America
Posted 5.13.21Hear from Megan Buchter, Director of the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit, as she presents AIM2Flourish to the PRME Chapter Talk webinar held in March 2021. PRME Chapter Talks series is a cross-chapter space for thought-provoking knowledge exchange on sustainability challenges and solutions, for educators and business leaders alike. The Talks are designed to provide inspiration to the PRME Community around the world, where each individual may not face the exact same challenges but may be stimulated to ‘translate’ those challenges and the way they are addressed to their own local context.
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