Posts Tagged ‘WIAL’

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.

WIAL Learning Organization

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.

WIAL Breakthrough Problem Solving

Are your problem-solving meetings giving you problems? It’s time for something new! Action Learning starts with discussing the root of the problem before looking into solutions. This way allowing the generation of new possibilities.

Action Learning – A Powerful New Tool

By: 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 UMBC

By: 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 Learning

By 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.