Media Mention: David Cooperrider Acknowledged in Forbes Article

Posted 4.27.2018

A recent Forbes article highlighted Fairmount Santrol - David L. Cooperrider Professor in Appreciative Inquiry David Cooperrider’s contributions to appreciative inquiry. The article, “Is There Such a Thing as Constructive Criticism?” by Roger Trapp, discusses the difficulty of providing effective feedback as a manager. Negative, critical feedback can lead to fear and stress, potentially reducing productivity instead of improving it. In contrast, the appreciative response—based on the ideas of appreciative inquiry—involves focusing on strengths and building on them.

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