David L. Cooperrider is the Fairmount Minerals Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University where he is faculty director of the Fowler Center for Sustainable Value. David is best known for his pioneering theory on Appreciative Inquiry and has served as advisor to senior executives in business and societal leadership roles. David has published 15 books and authored over 50 articles and serves as editor of both the “Journal of Corporate Citizenship” with Ron Fry and the research series for “Advances for Appreciative Inquiry,” with Michel Avital. In 2010 David was awarded the Peter F. Drucker Distinguished Fellow by the Drucker School of Management. His books include “Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change” (with Diana Whitney), “The Organization Dimensions of Global Change” (with Jane Dutton), “Organizational Courage and Executive Wisdom” (with Suresh Srivastva); and the research series “Advances in Apprecitive Inquiry” (with Michel Avital.)

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