International Foundation for Action Learning
Some of the benefits of Action Learning
Individuals benefit from:
Some of the above is taken from De Haan, Erik (2005) Learning with Colleagues: An Action Guide for Peer Consultation, Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke.
Organisations benefit from:
Organisations large and small, including GEC, ICI, Motorola, Texaco, Prudential, Zeneca, Siemens, Lloyds TSB, Littlewoods, the Financial Services Authority, the NHS, water utilities, local authorities and government departments use Action Learning. Business schools, universities and colleges including Henley and Ashridge, the Universities of Lancaster and Manchester and the International Management Centres Association incorporate Action Learning into their activities.
‘We learn most when faced with a real problem which we are obliged to solve.’ Lord Weinstock, Managing Director, GEC
‘I started this course for the security of a qualification but I found that security in the learning.’ Student on MSc by Action Learning, Manchester Polytechnic.