Bernard J. Mohr is an international practitioner with 40 years experience in Organization Design, Quality and Innovation.  He works with senior executives, technicians and managers in the creation of strength based, high performance structures and systems where trust, accountability, meaningful jobs, dignity, justice and community are at the core of the organization.

He co-founded Innovation Partners International and Appreciative Inquiry Consulting LLC.  At NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science he served as senior faculty to their program on Complex Systems Change  and Socio-Technical Systems Design.  He currently serves on the Advisory Board at the Taos Institute and is adjunct faculty at Columbia University.

He completed his undergraduate studies in Organizational Psychology, BA, University of Waterloo, his graduate work in Organizational Learning, Ed.M, University of Toronto and Organization Design, Columbia University.

Representative clients include AT&T, British Airways, British Petroleum, British Gas, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Cameco, Coca Cola, Domtar (Georgia Pacific), Episcopal Church/USA, Exxon, GlaxoSmithKline, Grupo SAISC, Hannaford/Delhaize, ITT/Hartford, Internal Revenue Service, LL Bean, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, National Defense/Canada, Novo Nordisk, Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, Royal Bank Of Trinidad and Tobago, TDL Retail, YWCA/USA and the University of Maine System.

Recent publications include:

  • Appreciative Inquiry: Change At the Speed of Imagination (Pfeiffer, 2011)
  • The Appreciative Inquiry Summit: A Practitioner’s Guide For Leading Large-Group Change (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2007)
  • Appreciative Inquiry: Igniting Transformative Dialogue (The Systems Thinker, February 2001
  • The Essentials of Appreciative Inquiry: A Roadmap for Creating Positive Futures  (, 2002)
  • Beyond Discovery and Dream: Unleashing Change Through The Design Phase of an AI Intervention (AI Practitioner, May 2003)
  • The Appreciative Inquiry Summit: A Practitioner’s Guide for Leading Positive Large-Group Change (2003, Berrett-Koehler)