Action Learning in Leadership Development

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Action Learning in Leadership Development
Anneke Zwart, Student (University), Netherlands
Leadership development programs that most organizations currently use do not deal with all dimensions necessary for becoming an excellent leader, according to M. Marquardt. As a result, leaders are perfectly able to handle problem-solving models, but they have difficulties to deal with human dimensions such as demoralization of workforce. Most of the times leadership development programs give a lot of attention to the technological aspects, but omit the social skills needed for excellent leadership. This is exactly where Action Learning (AL) can help as it is a more powerful method for leadership development: it takes into account all dimensions in which leaders and managers are operating, therefore AL creates “whole leaders”. AL can also be very useful in the development of individual leadership skills. Marquardt mentions that according to Mumford (1995) there are 6 elements of action learning that are effective for leadership development: 1. FOCUS ON ACTION SKILLS: While tradi (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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Action Learning
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Which Comes First - Action or Learning?
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