Implementing the 4D cycle of appreciative inquiry in health care: a methodological review.

@article{Trajkovski2013ImplementingT4,
  title={Implementing the 4D cycle of appreciative inquiry in health care: a methodological review.},
  author={Suza Trajkovski and Virginia Schmied and Margaret H. Vickers and Debra Jackson},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2013},
  volume={69 6},
  pages={
          1224-34
        }
}
AIM To examine and critique how the phases of the 4D cycle (Discovery, Dream, Design, and Destiny) of appreciative inquiry are implemented in a healthcare context. BACKGROUND Appreciative inquiry is a theoretical research perspective, an emerging research methodology and a world view that builds on action research, organizational learning, and organizational change. Increasing numbers of articles published provide insights and learning into its theoretical and philosophical underpinnings… CONTINUE READING

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