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Action Learning Associates working with the African Prisons Project (APP)

The African Prisons Project is a charity whose aim is to support prisoners and staff to use their resources to help others. Those … More

New world challenges facing organisational development

I took time out to attend the CIPD Organisation Development conference sponsored by McKinsey & Company in central London earlier this month. While … More

Harvesting the retail wisdom – establishing best practice via action learning

Action Learning Associates is currently working on an exciting application of action learning with L’Oréal.  While we always talk about action learning being … More

Get a Grip! Action learning for Kinaesthetic Learners by guest blogger Chloe Osborne

It is now well researched and recognised that people prefer a combination of different learning styles and techniques yet, in mainstream education and the majority of Professional Development opportunities, there are dominant learning styles that are catered for and others that are forsaken due to limitations on planning time, resources, space and shared awareness. More

Action Learning Associates partner with the New Economy Organisers Network

Last weekend we launched the first practical element of our partnership with NEON – the New Economy Organisers Network – set up by … More

A new challenge for action learning – presenting a group held issue

Within days of the UK voting on the Brexit referendum, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to do some work with the Danish … More

Action learning in the university by guest blogger Trevor H.J. Marchand, Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology, SOAS

Professor Marchand’s blog discusses the results of using action learning with postgraduate research students at a London university. A full-length ‘ethnographic’ account of … More

Action learning – a “profound experience”

I spend the majority of my working life now training people in action learning facilitation and I love it. I love the depth … More

Action learning and space or ‘rummelighed’

I am a mentor on the Charityworks Graduate Management Programme which provides learning and experiences relevant to first level management roles within the … More

Collaborating in the virtual space: observations from practice

Annual UK business travel for 2014 was estimated at 31 billion euros. As it becomes increasingly common for working groups and teams to … More