Bernard J. Mohr

Bernard J. Mohr, M.Ed, Dpl/OD

Bernard J. Mohr is the author of over 75 books, articles, chapters and journal issues dealing with collaborative design and innovation of organizational cultures, structures and systems that are economically sustainable and worthy of commitment from their employees and communities.

For almost forty years, in the US, Central America, the Caribbean, Western Europe, Canada and the Middle East, he has worked in healthcare, manufacturing, retail, pharmaceuticals, education and government using large group, strength based processes, dynamic evaluation, and generative organization design. As one of one of the original pioneers in the field of Appreciative Inquiry, he is co-inventor of the Innovation Summit and co-created the NTL Institute Certificate in Appreciative Inquiry and has served as Dean of those programs.

Books by Bernard J. Mohr include:

  • Appreciative Inquiry: Change At the Speed of Imagination (Jossey Bass)
  • Essentials of Appreciative Inquiry: A Roadmap For Creating Positive Futures (Pegasus Communications, Waltham, USA)
  • The Appreciative Inquiry Summit: A Practitioner’s Guide for Leading Large-Group Change (Berrett-Koehler)

In addition to being an Advisory Board member of the Taos Institute, Plexus Institute Associate and senior faculty of NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science he has also taught organizational innovation at the Universities of Ottawa, Concordia, Dayton and Cornell, as well as the Canadian Centre For Management Development, and the Danish Center for Management.

Bernard holds a BA (cum laude) in Organizational Psychology (University of Waterloo), an Ed.M in Organizational Learning (University of Toronto), and a Diploma in Organization Design (Columbia University).

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