Action Learning in Practice by Mike Pedler

By Mike Pedler

Prior variations of motion studying in perform tested this authoritative assessment of motion studying world wide. over the past decade the movement in the direction of action-based organizational studying and improvement has sped up, and motion studying is now a longtime a part of the schooling and improvement mainstream in huge and small corporations. absolutely revised and up to date, this fourth variation covers the origins of motion studying with Reg Revans' principles, and appears at their improvement and alertness this present day. motion studying is self-directed studying via tackling company and paintings issues of the aid of fellow workers and associates. a certified and various team, attracted, motivated and built during this manner is extra in a position to deal successfully with the transforming into complexity and pressures of operating lifestyles. because the limits of traditional education and improvement develop into extra visible, leaders are more and more interested in action-based methods to studying while looking greater results and returns on funding.

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In the UK the Companies Act 2006 has demanded that directors now make a signed statement in their annual report that their company is a ‘going concern’ that is, that they can see that it has a future. This may come as a shock to the general public who assumed that directors must consider this always. They were wrong but this legislative demand will increase the strength of the argument for improving an organization’s rate of learning. 1 The crucial formula for the survival of an organism The only resource capable of learning within an organization is the people who comprise it.

In organizations this argues for the development and maintenance of a system of organizational learning to monitor environmental change and take appropriate avoiding action. In the UK the Companies Act 2006 has demanded that directors now make a signed statement in their annual report that their company is a ‘going concern’ that is, that they can see that it has a future. This may come as a shock to the general public who assumed that directors must consider this always. They were wrong but this legislative demand will increase the strength of the argument for improving an organization’s rate of learning.

For in true action learning, it is not what a man already knows and tells that sharpens the countenance of his friend, but what he does not know and what his friend does not know either. It is recognized ignorance, not programmed knowledge, that is the key to action learning: men start to learn with and from each other only when they discover that no one knows the answer but all are obliged to find it. In practice, we find small groups are more effective at learning than simple pairs, provided that every member can describe his need to learn to the others in his set.

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