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We use action learning throughout a number of our programmes including creating a learning community for talent, for our management development offer and as supervision support for mentors... Action learning really is the glue that helps to hold the whole piece together. We find action learning the most effective way to enable behaviour change in the work place.

International Learning and Talent Director

Other Case Studies

Delivering projects – co-operative teams work better
Sandvik Coromant

If you’re in charge of delivering a project, how do you ensure everyone involved is working together, in co-operation with one another, with … More

Sowing the seeds with action learning
Sowing seeds – from a single action learning programme to a Pan-European movement

By Alessandra Gariboldi Head of Research and Development at Fitzcarraldo, Italy 4 years ago, I took part in an international programme called ADESTE. … More

Leading the energy sector’s transformation toward a more sustainable society
Ørsted (ex-DONG Energy)

Challenge To support senior managers on a talent development programme as they prepare for director roles in an organisation going through significant change … More

How A2Dominion Group transformed management capabilities

Working in the social sector brings with it its own challenges and pressures. Anything that can help managers perform better, feel more confident … More

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

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
Cultural Leadership 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
The business impact of Action Learning at Heineken
Heineken International

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
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
A New Direction (AND)

“ 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
Local Government Association

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