Is Action Learning a thing of the past ? Twan Paes, MALC from WIAL Netherlands, says that – on the contrary – the future IS Action Learning !
Third Edition of the field-defining book! by Michael Marquardt, Shannon Banks, Peter Cauwelier and Choon Seng Ng Originated by Reginald Evans in the 1940’s, the Action Learning Model was refined and then reintroduced in 1995 by lead author Michael Marquardt to organizations globally as a powerful tool for improving organizational performance. Today, Marquardt is widely […]
WIAL Newsletter Q1 2017 Discover our official YouTube Channel, welcome Myanmar to the WIAL Community, the story of Action Learning in Hungary, and more!
When working with a client on a business problem through action learning, I ask the sponsor or problem owner to answer a number of questions, in writing, before the first session starts. I have created a one page form with the following questions: Describe the problem … describing context, history and some basic data, key […]
During the Single Problem Action Learning session, the coach reminds all team members a few times that they have to think about the actions they will commit to at the end of the session, in preparation for the follow up session. When the coach asks for the actions at the end of the session, several […]
The team in a single problem action learning set asks questions to the sponsor (the boss), and in addition to just answering the question, the sponsor talks about the context, history, options, ideas for solutions … and this even when the question asked was a closed one … Even if the team members become aware […]