What are "next generation" action learners doing in practice?

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    What might be the current state of play regarding the use of action learning in organisations? What form is action learning taking and to what uses is action learning being put? Marquardt, quoted by Pedler, has observed that 73 per cent of US corporations now claim to use action learning in their leadership development programmes "and, indeed they would be ashamed to admit to relying on non-action learning designs such as lectures and case studies" (2010:117). Recent research indicates that action learning is thriving in the public sector, especially the NHS, where it appears to be being put to a wide range of uses, some of which this article will describe. However, the picture in other sectors is less clear.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)13-15
    Number of pages3
    JournalHR Bulletin: Research and Practice
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2011


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