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Errazquin, Olatz; Agirre, Ana; Miner, Amaia; Murphy, Anne – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2023
This account of practice describes how elected representatives, politically appointed managers and career officers of the Gipuzkoa Provincial Council have adopted action learning as a way of learning how to transform their institution, an important aspect of which has been to find locally situated ways of establishing and consolidating the…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Public Officials
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Murphy, Anne; Canel, María José; Barandiarán, Xabier – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
This paper uses action learning as a basis for producing research data that help explore the relationship between learning and listening in public organizations. The regional government of Gipuzkoa in northern Spain is engaged in a sustained effort to change the way it interacts with and interprets the future needs of society. Based on grounded…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Agencies, Workplace Learning, Experiential Learning
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Garcia-Palao, Cristina; Oltra-Mestre, Maria J.; Coughlan, Paul – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2019
Teamworking competence is essential in many operations management environments and can be developed through formal education and practice-based experiences. The main objective of this paper is to describe and to reflect on how to facilitate students in their development in teamworking competence through action learning in Operations Management…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Competence, Management Development, Skill Development