These Positive Organisational Development Cards by Appreciating Change offer an engaging and playful way of introducing exciting positive development ideas to individuals, teams and organizations. The concepts reflect key findings from positive psychology research of things that make a positive difference to organisational life. Each card lists the benefits of the concept, provides three questions to stimulate discussion, and is followed by three pointers for development. Each is introduced briefly, arranged in four colour-coded groups, to help you follow them and get an idea of any you aren't familiar with as well as to help explain them to your audiences.
These cards are perfect for management and leadership development, team development, strategy development, executive coaching, and performance or quality reviews.
This pack contains twenty A6 sized action cards that have been designed to help leaders and managers understand and implement the key new ideas coming through from the field of positive psychology. Covering the core topics - such as Positive Emotions, Strengths, Engagement and Flourishing - they also introduce less well known yet equally powerful ideas such as Positive Energy Networks, The Abundance Bridge and Psychological Capital.
Each card introduces a new idea with a few well-chosen words and a memorable strap-line. On the reverse side are carefully composed questions to stimulate discussion and selected pointers for action.
The concepts included in the four Groups are:
- Presence Concepts (or Strengths)
- Employee Engagement
- High Quality Connections
- Positive Energy Networks
- Collective Concepts (or Strengths)
- Social Capital
- Positive Emotions
- Collective Intelligence
- Psychological Capital
- Cultural Strengths
- The Abundance Bridge
- Authentic Leadership
- Positive Deviance
- Virtuous Practices
- Apreciative Strengths
- Appreciative Inquiry
A free user guide is available to download which provides 10 x initial ideas on how to use the cards.
These cards were created in response to interest in the concepts in the book Positive Psychology at Work by Sarah Lewis, published by Wiley in 2011.