Case studies

Using action learning to deliver projects and build a team – Sandvik Coromant

Sandvik Coromant UK (part of a Swedish based global engineering company of real standing in their market) commissioned ALA to deliver a programme of project based action learning sets to help build on the success of a major new sales route as well as improve cohesion within the national sales team. More

Changing the social care system with action learning

Lankelly Chase Foundation works to bring about change that will transform the quality of life of people who face severe and multiple disadvantage. The ‘Promoting Change Network’ (PCN) has been set up by Lankelly Chase to foster learning, and supports 40 or so organisations which receive funding from the Foundation. More

Using action learning for mergers

Cancer Research UK is a good example of how action learning can contribute to the organisational issues that arise following a merger. This … More

Action learning for people who use mental health services

Action learning sets have a long pedigree of being formed for professionals, academics and managers across a range of sectors and in particular … More

Independent evaluation of the Leadership Facilitation Skills programme

Facilitating Leadership through Action Learning: The case of the Creative & Cultural Industries Summary This is an account of a novel approach to leadership … More

The business impact of Action Learning at HEINEKEN

One of the questions we are most often asked when planning new action learning initiatives with customers is “What difference will this make … More

Action Learning and development at the Body Shop

“Working with other Directors gave me a strong sense of shared issues – I’m not alone” Mark Davis, Director Community Fair Trade Participants, … More

A New Direction – action learning to develop cultural education network

“ The power of the set has been extraordinary – at the beginning I didn’t think I’d stay ” A.N.D’s Cultural Education Progression … More

Provider and commissioner collaboration – Positive outcomes for people with learning disabilities

Mixing together commissioners and providers could be considered unusual ingredients for an action learning set – throw into the mix a competitive procurement … More