The WHY of Action Learning. Organizations that use Action Learning benefit in many aspects of their business. Why is Action Learning so special? The secret is in the formula. By asking questions, it opens thinking and helps teams reach answers to problems.
Intro to Action Learning. How is Action Learning different from problem solving methods from the past? Dr. Bobbie DeLeon gives a brief introduction on Action Learning and explains its power in team and group performance.
WIAL What is Action Learning?. Ever wonder what Action Learning is all about? This video will describe that process for you and provide a brief introduction to the strategy of WIAL Action Learning!
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To keep up with the ever changing industries, you need to have a team that is innovative and forward thinking. Action Learning opens teams up to more creative out of the box thinking that leads to better solutions. See how WIAL can help transform your business into a Learning Organization.
Action Learning – A Powerful New ToolBy: Dr. Michael Marquardt
US Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Chief Information Officer Learning Sessions. Dr. Michael Marquardt explains Action Learning as a Powerful New Tool for Developing Leaders, Solving Problems, Building Teams and Transforming Organizations
Michael Marquardt Talks About Action Learning at UMBCBy: Dr. Michael Marquardt
Learn how Action Learning is not only an effective problem solving process but also has been valuable to a growing number of organizations worldwide as a powerful tool for developing leaders, teams and organizations. Discover the six essential elements for successful action learning programs, explore the steps and processes of action learning, and have the opportunity of practicing action learning.
Leading with Questions: How Leaders Find the Right Solutions by Knowing What to Ask (New Edition)By Dr. Michael Marquardt In this thoroughly updated new edition of his business classic Leading with Questions, internationally acclaimed management consultant Michael Marquardt shows how you can learn to ask the powerful questions that will generate short-term results and long-term learning and success. Throughout the book, he demonstrates how effective leaders use questions to encourage participation and teamwork, foster outside-the-box thinking, empower others, build relationships with customers, solve problems, and much more. Based on interviews with successful leaders who “lead with questions,” from such organizations as DuPont, Alcoa, Novartis, and Cargill. Marquardt reveals how to determine which questions will lead to solutions in today’s complicated business world. Step-by-step, he walks you through the process of learning the art of questioning and shows how to use the techniques of active listening and follow-up, presenting guidelines for using questions in myriad situations with individuals, teams, and organizations.
Leading Organizational Change Using Action LearningBy Arthur M. Freedman PhD and H. Skipton Leonard PhD
Organizations in all sectors and in all industries are and will continue to be confronted by the challenge of multiple changes in their external environments. For example, creation of disruptive technologies, fluctuating economies, increasing or decreasing governmental regulations, demographic shifts, human and natural disasters, expanding globalism, and aggressive competition. As the environmental landscape changes unpredictably along many different dimensions, organizations must recognize and adapt to the discontinuous threats and opportunities that these changes create. This calls for organizations themselves to change in ways that their unique histories have not prepared them. Thus, organizations today need effective tools to enable them to quickly create solutions for complex, systemic, important, unprecedented problems.
Great Solutions Through Action Learning: Success Every TimeBy H. Skipton Leonard PhD and Arthur M. Freedman PhD
This book fills a conspicuous gap in the Action Learning literature – providing specific principles, strategies, and recommendations to coaches for developing the questions that are the foundation of effective Action Learning. Many other books provide the theory of Action Learning as well as recommendations for setting up Action Learning projects. In addition to this information, this volume provides the specific information that the coach needs to ensure the success of the Action Learning project. While the principles, strategies, and recommendations discussed in this book are based upon the methods developed with others at the World Institute for Action Learning, the authors provide many new practice principles and models which will be appreciated by experienced Action Learning coaches who want to be considered expert Action Learning coaches and who want to ensure the success of their Action Learning practice.