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ERIC Number: EJ919169
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISSN: ISSN-1476-7333
Building Better Futures: Leveraging Action Learning at Kentz Engineers & Constructors
Karallis, Takis; Sandelands, Eric
Action Learning: Research and Practice, v8 n1 p57-64 Mar 2011
This article provides a case study of how Kentz Engineers & Constructors, with more than 10,000 employees in 26 countries, are leveraging learning to "Build better futures" for its stakeholders: clients, shareholders, employees and communities. Kentz provide opportunities for learning at all levels, ensuring that "no one is left behind". This case study focuses on the development of leaders within Kentz, including utilizing action learning to align the development of people with the process of mobilizing people to effect change and turn strategy into effective action. It draws upon the experiences of participants at different levels within Kentz in examining their learning, their action and the learning process. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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