Suzanne Grant completed her PhD “A paradox in action? A critical analysis of an appreciative inquiry” at the University of Waikato in 2006, with the conceptual development of critical appreciative processes (CAPS) informing several subsequent research projects and supervisions, including work with a group of New Zealand Police Community Constables and New Zealand Red Cross. Her research interests include the areas of social enterprise, community/not for profit organisations, and organisation behaviour, and she is a current member of the Social Enterprise Journal Editorial Board. She has a particular interest and research strength in transformative methodologies encompassing action research, appreciative inquiry and critical theory perspectives. Suzanne is involved with local research and international collaborative projects. Suzanne has specific expertise working collaboratively with community organisations.