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Turner, Arthur; Tee, David; Crompton, Sally – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2017
This paper deals with the on-going practice of a critical action learning set who come together to meet their needs for coaching supervision as a group of executive coaches working from, and within, the University sector in South Wales. The reasons for the successes of, and the challenges around, this practice of four years standing have been…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Supervision, Coaching (Performance), Foreign Countries
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Jones, Karen; Sambrook, Sally A.; Pittaway, Luke; Henley, Andrew; Norbury, Heather – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2014
This paper presents research with small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) owners who have participated in a leadership development programme. The primary focus of this paper is on learning transfer and factors affecting it, arguing that entrepreneurs must engage in "action" in order to "learn" and that under certain conditions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship
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Turner, Arthur; Heneberry, Pamela – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2013
Involvement in a number of action-learning programmes and associated development opportunities has led the Professional Development Centre Limited to question the relevance of a strict adherence to the "rules" of action learning as described by Reg Revans. A deliberate focus of one such programme to a financial services organisation…
Descriptors: Financial Services, Experiential Learning, Organizational Development, Instructional Effectiveness
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Brett, Valerie; Mullally, Martina; O'Gorman, Bill; Fuller-Love, Nerys – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2012
Developing sustainable learning networks for entrepreneurs is the core objective of the Sustainable Learning Networks in Ireland and Wales (SLNIW) project. One research team drawn from the Centre for Enterprise Development and Regional Economy at Waterford Institute of Technology and the School of Management and Business from Aberystwyth…
Descriptors: Action Research, Foreign Countries, Networks, Sustainable Development
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Williams, Eirwen – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2009
The history of "Agrisgop"--an action learning programme that has established 173 action learning sets for members of farming families in Wales. (Contains 8 figures and 1 note.)
Descriptors: Agricultural Occupations, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Group Dynamics