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Park, Seung-Hee; Cho, Yonjoo; Bong, Hyeon-Cheol – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
The purpose of this case study was to examine the success factors of a leadership development program using action learning for self-governance members in the city of Bucheon in Korea, as well as the distinctive features of action learning for community development in comparison with action learning for business. To that end, we conducted 22…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Training, Community Development, Stakeholders
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Edmonstone, John – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2019
The paper notes that action learning has spread globally and is used in a variety of local cultures. It considers Revans' involvement in this international aspect and explores the author's own experience of action learning in cross-cultural contexts. It addresses the issue of 'acculturation' and draws evidence from a number of examples of action…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Learning, Teaching Methods, Cultural Context
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Burger, Ulrike; Trehan, Kiran – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2018
Action learning is extending its reach internationally and is increasingly used in distinct cultural settings. This paper explores action learning in an African context and examines how action learning as a cultural product is biased towards Western values and practices. We draw attention to the political, cultural and social encounters of…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Educational History
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Penney, Wendy; Meyer, Julienne; Cash, Penny; Clinnick, Lisa; Martin, Louise – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2017
The implementation of action learning workshops in three nursing homes in rural Victoria, Australia has been critical in the re-visioning of how care can be enhanced for residents. The workshops were designed with the intent of improving quality of care for residents by providing health care staff with opportunities to learn together and effect…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Nursing Homes, Older Adults
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Gentle, Paul – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2010
This article aims to provide insights into a series of events in a higher education institution and their impact on the workings of an action learning set in one academic school within the institution. In doing so, it examines the relationship between programmed knowledge, questioning and reflection, originally postulated by Revans and suggests…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Departments, School Culture
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Gibb, Allan – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2009
This paper explores the role that action learning might play in micro and small enterprise development. It is divided into two parts. The first part focuses upon the distinctive characteristics of smallness and ownership and their implication for management development processes in the owner managed firm. In particular the impact of personal…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Values, Management Development, Business Education
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Wright, Nick – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2004
The dramatic rise in popularity of action learning (AL) over recent years has provided opportunity and impetus for various applications of this approach to be developed and tested in practice. This article describes one organisation's experience of AL, demonstrating that it can be effective in terms of stimulating and supporting reflective…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Sustainable Development, Cultural Influences, Reflection