Organizations can be thought of as a living being made up of the individuals working within it. Appreciative Inquiry has the ability to change the whole organization by changing the people. Through positive questioning employees will be directed to move in a positive direction. Recognizing the strengths and values of what works, as opposed to what"s wrong will transform the individuals and in turn transform the organization.

Appreciative Inquiry is a shift from looking at problems and deficiencies and instead focusing on strengths and successes. It is a tool for change, and it will strengthen relationships throughout your business. Through best practices and positive stories your participants will transform your organization.

Module One: Getting Started

  • Workshop Objectives

  • Pre-Assignment
     

Module Two: What is Respect

  • Defining Respect

  • Self-Respect

  • Owed Respect vs Earned Respect

  • Measuring Respect

  • Respect for the Workplace

  • Case Study

  • Module Two: Review Questions
     

Module Three: The Respectful Employee

  • Common Characteristics

  • The Importance of Mutual Respect

  • Earning Respect

  • Enhancing Professionalism

  • Being Liked vs Being Respected

  • Case Study

  • Module Three: Review Questions


Module Four: Disrespectful Behavior

  • Why these Behaviors Arise

  • Discrimination

  • Bullying

  • Harassment

  • What is Not Harassment

  • Case Study

  • Module Four: Review Questions


Module Five: Managing Emotions

  • Meaning Of Emotions

  • Negative Emotions at Work

  • Choosing Your Reactions

  • Absorbing Other Peoples Emotions

  • The Positive Outcome

  • Case Study

  • Module Five: Review Questions

Module Seven: The Inclusive Mindset

  • The Inclusive Leader

  • Diversity vs Inclusion

  • Types of Workplace Diversity

  • Creating an Inclusive Workplace

  • The Power of Words

  • Case Study

  • Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Employee Recognition

  • Recognition and Respect

  • The Halo Effect

  • Giving Recognition

  • The Communication Component

  • Improving Employee Recognition

  • Case Study

  • Module Eight: Review Questions


Module Nine: The R's of Respect

  • Recognition

  • Responding

  • Reporting

  • Roles and Responsibilities

  • Rising Above

  • Case Study

  • Module Nine: Review Questions


Module Ten: Building a Respectful Workplace

  • It Starts With You

  • Team Contribution

  • Respecting Space and Boundaries

  • Workplace Ethics

  • Policies on Respect

  • Case Study

  • Module Ten: Review Questions


Module Eleven: Benefits to the Business

  • Productivity and Knowledge

  • Employee Engagement

  • Job Satisfaction

  • Stress Reduction

  • The Welcoming Environment

  • Case Study

  • Module Eleven: Review Questions


Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise

  • Review of Parking Lot

  • Lessons Learned

  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations