Scenario: Changing Roles

As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: You have changed roles from participant to coach. One of the team members asks you a problem related question.

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    Chhayrotana Prak

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    I would have attention to all the team member an asking simple question to reminding them about the 2 ground rules of Action Learning.

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    Maja Klonowska

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    I would kindly remind that person that I’m no longer a participant. As a coach I don’t take part in solving the problem.

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    Meire Beraldo

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    Deixaria claro que não faz parte do meu papel entrar no conteúdo do problema e remeteria a pergunta de volta para o grupo.

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    Krist Kroopasa

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    I’m coach today, my role is required to focus on managing the process and helps team to achieve the team’s action and learning.

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    Meire Beraldo

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    I would make it clear that it is not part of my role to get into the content of the problem and refer the question back to the group.

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    Ngoc Nguyen Thi Kim

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    I will remind the group the two basic rules of the action learning coach. Today, I am a coach, I cannot answer the question. Then, I will ask the group can someone help her/him with this question?

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    Toan Than

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    I will remind that I am in the role as a coach today and don’t step in the content of problem and refer the question back to the team. My question will be “Anyone in team would like to answer this question?”

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    Liane Lanzoni

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    I would ask the following question to the group: “Can somebody remind us the second ground rule of Action Learning that states the role of the coach?”

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    Linh Truong

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    I will politely remind that person and the team that now I am taking the role of an action learning coach and am not getting involved in the content of the problem. Then I would ask her/him “Who else would you like to redirect this question to?” If he/she does not answer after 10 seconds then I will ask the rest of the team members “Who would like to help answer this question?”

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    Hien Quach

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    I would simply remind team that today I am acting as an action learning coach and my role is to help the whole team work smoothly and effectively in order to create both action for PP and learning for whole team. Then I would pass the question to whole team to see if who want to help to answer this question?

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    Chui Shan So

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    I will remind the team of the two ground rules and six components. Today I am acting as the action learning coach and cannot answer the questions related to the problem. I will ask the team “What are the options in this case?”
    And, at the end of the session (Conclusion Part), I may recall this saturation and ask:
    What is the importance of keeping everyone roles in Action Learning?”

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    Suzan Koike

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    I would recall the ground rule by asking the group, “Who could help by remembering the second ground rule?”
    After the group’s response, I would ask the person who asked the question if they would like to direct it to another member of the group.

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