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Action learning in practice [electronic resource] / [edited by] Mike Pedler.

Contributor(s): Pedler, Mike (Mike John), 1944-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Farnham ; Burlington, VT : Gower Pub., c2011Edition: 4th ed.Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 449 p.).ISBN: 9781409418429 (electronic bk.); 1409418421 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Executives -- Training of | Organizational change -- Study and teaching | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Corporate Governance | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Workplace CultureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Action learning in practice.DDC classification: 658.4/07124 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Notes on Contributors; The State of the Art; Part 1: Origins; 1 Action Learning: Its Origins and Nature; 2 The Enterprise as a Learning System; 8 Ad Fontes -- Reg Revans: Some Early Sources of His Personal Growth and Values; 9 Getting Started: An Action Manual; Part 2: Varieties; 10 Self-Managed Action Learning; 11 Action Reflection Learning; 12 Business-Driven Action Learning Today; 13 Virtual Action Learning; 14 Critical Action Learning; 15 The Practice and Politics of Living Inquiry; 16 The Varieties of Action Learning in Practice: A Rose by Any Other Name?
Summary: Previous editions of this book established themselves as authoritative overviews of action learning practice around the globe. Given the increase in action learning activity since this book last appeared, the demand for an up-to-date edition has grown. Whilst chapters on action learning are now obligatory in every collection on leadership and management development, there is still no competing specialist work of this nature.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Notes on Contributors; The State of the Art; Part 1: Origins; 1 Action Learning: Its Origins and Nature; 2 The Enterprise as a Learning System; 8 Ad Fontes -- Reg Revans: Some Early Sources of His Personal Growth and Values; 9 Getting Started: An Action Manual; Part 2: Varieties; 10 Self-Managed Action Learning; 11 Action Reflection Learning; 12 Business-Driven Action Learning Today; 13 Virtual Action Learning; 14 Critical Action Learning; 15 The Practice and Politics of Living Inquiry; 16 The Varieties of Action Learning in Practice: A Rose by Any Other Name?

Previous editions of this book established themselves as authoritative overviews of action learning practice around the globe. Given the increase in action learning activity since this book last appeared, the demand for an up-to-date edition has grown. Whilst chapters on action learning are now obligatory in every collection on leadership and management development, there is still no competing specialist work of this nature.

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