Action Learning in Action

By Dr. Michael Mardquardt

Marquardt brings together the six essential elements with realistic advice, practical wisdom, and such tools as checklists and a comprehensive glossary of terms. Readers can learn to leverage action learning to solve problems, develop employees, enhance personal growth, and create organizational learning. — Training & Development, April 1999

Marquardt’s book is a solid guide to action learning. Action Learning in Action is a reasonably active read itself. The book is peppered with quotes about and examples of action learning. The book is a good primer on the topic. The author effectively covers the quesions and processes associated with moving from experience through reflection to learning and meaning. — Personnel Psychology, Winter 1999

Action Learning for Developing Leaders and Organizations

By Dr. Michael Mardquardt

This new edition of the groundbreaking guidebook puts the action in action learning, clearly demonstrating how and why this powerful method for addressing today’s increasingly complex organizational challenges actually works. From Saudi Arabia to Singapore, Sweden to South Africa, profiles of such Global 100 leaders as GE, Sony, and Boeing tell the story of the power of action learning to create new products, improve service quality, and transform organizational cultures for competitive advantage and sustained success. The fully revised edition includes examples from the governmental and non-profit world, as well as offering up new better questioning techniques and creative strategies for organizational development.