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Action Learning Worldwide: Experiences of Leadership and by Y. Boshyk

By Y. Boshyk

For the 1st time in a single quantity, the top proponents and practitioners of motion studying outline their procedure, and describe how motion studying and govt and organizational improvement are practiced within the public, inner most and 'not-for-profit' sectors worldwide. defined intimately are the reviews of normal electrical, Merck, Volvo, eastern and Korean multinationals, in addition to the Canadian Civil carrier and the area Council of church buildings, between others.

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Maybe, he ponders, the real challenge for action learning will be in its promise for industrial democracy, to bring the trade unions and the shop floor into raising the quality of life all round, not in productivity alone. The ills of society, too – violence, urban decay or unemployment – offer their own challenges which action learning is well able to help tackle. There is, of course, a valid argument that any idea has to move with the times, has to adapt to be usable by people in a different time frame and context to when the idea was first mooted.

The set – ‘a community of practice of shared work, knowledge and ways of knowing’ – is in essence a learning organization in miniature, where action learning, as Pedler points out, is ‘an idea rather than a method’. Working with differences If collaboration is the key to the future success of organizations, Jean Lawrence, one of the original action learners in the UK with over 30 years experience of using its principles in all her work, brings to action learning a crucial dimension. From her experience of working with groups at the London-based Tavistock Institute, much of her focus is on helping participants understand the influence of the unconscious and how it affects not only relationships in the set, but also each individual as he or she struggles with the issue they have brought to work on.

San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Marsick, V. J. and Watkins, K. W. (1999) Facilitating Learning Organizations. Aldershot: Gower. Mezirow, J. (1991) Transformative Dimensions of Adult Learning. San Francisco: JosseyBass. O’Neil, J. ’ Presentation for the PSE&G OD group, unpublished paper. O’Neil, J. Arnell, E. and Turner, E. (1996) ‘Earning while Learning’, in K. E. Watkins and V. J. Marsick (eds), In Action: Creating the Learning Organization, pp. 153–64. Alexandria, VA: American Society for Training and Development.

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