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O'Leary, Denise; Coughlan, Paul; Rigg, Clare; Coghlan, David – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2017
Case studies are a useful means of capturing and sharing experiential knowledge by allowing researchers to explore the social, organisational and political contexts of a specific case. Although accounts of action learning are often reported using a case study approach, it is not common to see individual case studies being used as a learning…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Small Businesses, International Programs
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Yoon, Hyung Joon; Cho, Yonjoo; Bong, Hyeon-Cheol – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2012
The primary purpose of this article is to evaluate the impact of a dual-project action learning program (DPALP) conducted in South Korea. A dual-project program requires each participant to carry out both team and individual projects. Cho and Egan's [2009. Action learning research: A systematic review and conceptual framework. "Human Resource…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Program Effectiveness, Experiential Learning, Leadership
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Bourner, Tom – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2011
The aim of this article is to explore several decades of experience of action learning and to distil lessons from that experience that are worth sharing with other practitioners. The method is to systematically collect the experiential data within three categories (sense-based, affective and cognitive data), interrogate them to draw out lessons…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Reflection, Case Studies, Higher Education
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Burgoyne, John G. – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2010
This largely theoretical paper will argue the case for the usefulness of applying network and complex adaptive systems theory to an understanding of action learning and the challenge it is evaluating. This approach, it will be argued, is particularly helpful in the context of improving capability in dealing with wicked problems spread around…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Experiential Learning, Organizational Development, Evaluation
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Wilson, Olwen – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2010
This account charts my progress in becoming an action learning set facilitator through a part-time course which was delivered over one year. My development and understanding owes much to my work with groups of colleagues involved in transformation projects at Derby City Council, who willingly took part in this learning experiment. It is a…
Descriptors: Action Research, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Facilitators (Individuals)
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Ram, Monder; Trehan, Kiran – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2009
A small but growing strand of literature is beginning to make the case for "critical action learning" (CAL). Much of this interest operates on theoretical terrain, speculating on the extent to which it might differ from more conventional notions of action learning. This paper draws on insights from (CAL) to demonstrate the importance of being…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Intervention, Governance, Reflection
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O'Hara, Suzanne; Bourner, Tom; Webber, Trix – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2004
This paper describes how an innovation in the practice of action learning, self-managed action learning (SMAL), was developed and then applied in practice on a number of management development programmes for a Health Board in Ireland. The nature of action learning set facilitation is discussed. The paper describes how the term set facilitator was…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Management Development, Evaluation
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Willis, Verna J. – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2004
A purposive sampling and analysis of ten case histories of action learning in the US suggests that applications tend to be partial, hierarchical, and leader controlled, thus running counter in several significant ways to the gold standard of Revans' action learning theory and egalitarian rules of engagement. Using critical markers to inspect the…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Experiential Learning, Intervention, Evaluation