David Cooperrider named one of 28 "intellectual shamans of management thought" | Weatherhead

David Cooperrider named one of 28 "intellectual shamans of management thought"

Posted 1.30.2015

David CooperriderDavid Cooperrider, Fairmount Santrol-David L. Cooperrider Professor in Appreciative Inquiry and professor of organizational behavior, has been named one of 28 "intellectual shamans of thought" in a newly published book, Intellectual Shamans: Management Academics Making a Difference by Sandra Waddock (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

Intellectual Shamans

Waddock defines intellectual shamans as "scholars who become fully who they must be, and find and live their purpose, to serve the world through three capacities: healing, connecting, and sensemaking, and in the process seek or come to wisdom."

Cooperrider's orientation to phenomenon-based research, his field-creating theoretical work on Appreciative Inquiry, and the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit at Weatherhead are recognized in the book.

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