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Smith, Peter A. C. – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2007
Proposes that the objectives of strategic planning may be attained more effectively if implemented via a learning paradigm. In support of this claim, describes a case study detailing implementation of such an initiative plus post-implementation interviews. (Contains 5 figures.)
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Case Studies, Models, Learning Processes
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Zinke, Sabine; Briault, Steve – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2007
The article describes an in-house executive development programme run by the authors in a leading banking group in the CEE region. The programme attempts to follow a systemic approach to learning and contains a mix of elements including action learning, classroom teaching, study, peer support and feedback and "learning visits" to…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Banking, Experiential Learning, Education Work Relationship
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Mumford, Alan – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2006
Kurt Lewin's epigrammatic paradox is particularly true for action learning. Marquardt and Waddill (2004), and previously Yorks O'Neil and Marsick (1999) have approached the issue of the relationship between theory and action learning by looking at a variety of theories which they have placed in "schools". This provides an interesting analysis, but…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Educational Theories, Organizational Theories, Organizational Development
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San, Sam Kong – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2006
Information Technology brings about rapid changes in working environment, quickly rendering skills and knowledge gained in formal learning institutions obsolete. Even as they prepare students for their first career, institutions also need to equip students with skills necessary for lifelong learning. The Nanyang Technological University (NTU),…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Experiential Learning, Learning Processes, Introductory Courses
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Stewart, Jean-Anne; Alexander, Gillian – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2006
This paper presents the findings from a project investigating management development for SME managers using an action learning programme, combining both face-to-face workshops and a virtual action learning environment. This programme was undertaken as part of the ENSeL (Engaging Networks for Sustainable eLearning) project, which was supported by…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Management Development, Electronic Learning
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Boaden, Margaret – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2004
A pilot action learning set was established in late September 2002, with the objective to develop a model of action learning appropriate for R&D managers. This initiative was one of a number of responses to a request for training and support by a small group of R&D managers who were based in non-teaching acute and primary care NHS trusts.…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Experiential Learning, Learning Processes, Pilot Projects
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Coughlan, Paul; Coghlan, David – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2004
While much of the literature on action learning focuses on managers developing their capacity to learn and transform their own organizations, this article explores how action learning has been used in inter-organisational settings. Two settings are presented: the first an EU-funded management development programme called the National Action…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Institutional Cooperation, Organizational Development
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