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Title Action learning : history and evolution / edited by Yury Boshyk and Robert L. Dilworth
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 299 pages) : illustrations
Contents Explaining action learning: basic concepts and beliefs -- Remembering Reg Revans: action learnings principal pioneer --Reg Revans: sources of inspiration, practice, and theory -- Revans: the man and his legacy -- National level experiments with action learning: Belgium and beyond -- Milestones in the history and worldwide evolution of action learning -- Action learning in different national and organizational contexts and cultures -- Action learning today: resources, networks, and communities of practice
Summary "This books is the first of a two volume set that fully explore the roots of action learning and the legacy of its principal pioneer, Reg Revans. Rather than prescribe one approach to action learning, it shows alternative approaches to fit different contexts, including classic action learning, action reflection learning and business driven action learning"--Provided by publisher
Action Learning is the most effective and widely used approach to executive and management development in the private and public sectors. But what is it and how has it evolved since its formulation about 40 years ago? This is the first book to fully explore the roots and evolution of action learning and the legacy of its pioneer, Reg Revans
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Revans, Reginald W., 1907-2003.
Active learning.
Business and education.
Form Electronic book
Author Boshyk, Yuri.
Dilworth, Robert L. (Robert Lex), 1936-2009.
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ISBN 0230250734 (electronic bk.)
9780230250734 (electronic bk.)