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Evaluarea apreciativa a programelor de training. Studiu de caz: Centrul de Consultanta si Training Lumen - Appreciative evaluation of training programs. Case study: Lumen Consulting and Training Center (Romanian version)


  • Ph. andu Antonio

    () (Researcher of Lumen Research Center, Iasi)

  • Ph. Stefan Cojocaru

    () (Assoc. Profesor, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi,Department of Sociology and Social Work, Iasi)

  • Simona Ponea

    () (Researcher Assistant, Lumen Research Center, Iasi)


Proposed research, performed as a secondary analysis of data on the project "Virtual Center for Training and Consulting" conducted by the Lumen Association, Iasi, is focused on a qualitative hermeneutic analysis. It showed among other innovative features made in analyzing "globalization of communication" and the "social space virtualization" or a „virtualization of the frame of the social phenomena, "spiritualization of borders (spiritual and cognitive and distances”. Have been highlighted elements about collaborative creativity in developing training programs and the transformation method from the aquarium training method in a research method and also social creativity. Appreciative Inquirey is a particular way to interview subjects and organizational development at the same time to foreshadow future through the adoption of positive relationships based on fundamental inherent positivity person, organization or situation, increasing capacity system of cooperation and change. The method has the fundamental assumption of individuals committed to improve, change and focus on performance.

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  • Ph. andu Antonio & Ph. Stefan Cojocaru & Simona Ponea, 2010. "Evaluarea apreciativa a programelor de training. Studiu de caz: Centrul de Consultanta si Training Lumen - Appreciative evaluation of training programs. Case study: Lumen Consulting and Training Cente," Social Research Reports, Published by Expert Projects and indexed by Lumen Department of Economics on Behalf on Social Research Reports, vol. 8, pages 1-76, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:lum:rev6rl:v:8:y:2010:i::p:1-76

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    Appreciative Inquiry; appreciative evaluation; hermeneutic analysis; space virtualization; spiritualization of borders and distances; secondary analysis; communication; inovation; creativity; appreciative training; empowerment;

    JEL classification:

    • A23 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Graduate
    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions


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