Category Archives: Uses of action learning

Action Learning Associates and Atlantic Fellows

Atlantic Fellows come together in Oxford, for a truly inspiring global community event

I was lucky enough to be one of our team of action learning facilitators who supported the Atlantic Institute weekend event on 24th … More

Action learning and emerging leaders

Action Learning for developing emerging leaders

Leadership is hard Leadership is hard, I tell my students. However, good leadership is really hard, and good impactful leadership is really, really … More

Return on investment in action learning

Commissioners of action learning often ask us whether action learning provides a good return on investment and whether this can be measured. Measurement … More

Action learning feedback

Action Learning – it’s all about the outcomes

We have recently come to the end of an extended programme working with the Greater London Authority (Office of the Mayor of London … More

How Oxfam is using action learning in its bid for social change

I have been working as part of an Oxfam initiative in Scotland seeking to reduce dependence on emergency food aid, i.e food banks. … More

Empathy in the workplace - action learning

Empathy – who needs it?

I recently introduced action learning to an international group of twenty-eight engineers and business people before they split up into smaller action learning … More

Action learning - women's leadership

Developing Future Female Leaders

In a bid to harness the talents and to address under representation of women in leadership positions, the London School of Hygiene & … More

Lloyds Bank Foundation and action learning

‘Comrades in adversity’ – Action learning for charity chief executives

Commissioned by Lloyds Bank Foundation, ALA are delivering a pilot programme for chief executives of small charities in the North of England. Two … More

A leader’s role in building workplace resilience

I spent a fruitful Saturday morning last week, at my CIPD branch event – where a surprisingly large number of us came together … More

Action Learning and neuroscience

Neuroscience – a fascinating insight into why action learning is so effective

Neuroscience is helping us understand why the modern workplace can be such a challenging environment and why methods such as Action Learning are … More