Case studies

Our case studies give you a bit more of an in-depth idea of how we work, and what we do. Whilst no two projects are the same, there are many common themes in the work we do, which is anchored around our strength-based approach, and geared towards enabling conversation, communication and engagement. If you’ve got a project you’d like to speak to us about working on, call Suzanne on 07940 726 067.

Have a look through our appreciative inquiry case studies to see us in action:

Work we have been involved with recently

appreciative inquiry with an island community
Using Appreciative Inquiry with an island community

Rathlin is the only inhabited offshore island of Northern Ireland, with a steadily growing population of approximately 150 people. It is the most northerly inhabited island off the coast of the island of Ireland. The reverse L-shaped Rathlin island stretches four miles (six kilometres) from east to west, and two and half miles (four km) from north

Supporting Quality Improvement

Appreciating People has been using AI in our work on Quality Improvement (QI) with North West Ambulance Service (NWAS). Appreciative Inquiry has become an integral part of their Quality Improvement (QI) programme and, so far, we’ve trained over 100 of their Quality Improvement (QI) Change Agents.  Their approach to QI is summed up in the image below, combining

Learning from Excellence and Quality Improvement in the NHS

We've been working with the NHS to use appreciative inquiry in supporting Learning from Excellence and Quality Improvement...

Working with people in recovery

We’ve been working with people in recovery - and won an award for it…

Hull: Green City

And in Hull, which is European Capital of Culture for 2017

AP model for working with teams and boards

We also work with businesses and their boards to boost development, change and support planning

It’s Liverpool

As a result of our Big Conversation in 2008, Appreciating People was invited to facilitate the planning session for the It’s Liverpool campaign.

King George’s Hostel in Westminster

Back on my feet is AP’s work with a group of staff and residents at King George’s in Westminster, a Riverside ECHG hostel.

Organisational Resilience

Using Appreciative Inquiry to increase staff resilience during a period of change.

Big Local project

As representatives for Local Trust we support residents in seven neighbourhoods - pictures show residents of Big Local areas engaging in training and conversations.

Toxteth BME Community Project

Appreciating People worked with the Toxteth BME community project in 2007, following a commission from Liverpool Culture Company’s Creative Communities team.