Action Learning: A Recipe For Success

Marshall Goldsmith

I have observed one leadership development process that builds leaders and helps companies make money at the same time - action learning. After seeing how action learning worked at GE and IBM, I am surprised that more companies don't do it. My friend, Chris Cappy, has spent years in GE, IBM and other major companies implementing action learning. Action learning is a structured process with four essential elements: 1.

A guide to setting up and facilitating an action learning programme

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A guide to setting up and facilitating an action learning programme Action learning is a powerful method of learning; a group of 6 or 7 people meeting on a regular basis to discuss work related issues support one another and take action. guest Management Action learning action learning sets

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In this case, it’s about changing for the sake of learning something completely new and growing. Sure, no one likes to start all over again at the bottom – but perhaps there’s something out there that would allow you to use 40-60% of what you’ve already learned, and provide an opportunity to learn something new for the other 40-60%? It could involve new people, markets, customers, products, tools, and processes, all of which are opportunities to learn and develop.

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The Agreed Upon (AU) Steps are ready to be placed into an action plan and move ahead. Once the steps are agreed upon (AU) they can also go into the action plan and move ahead. Articles of Interest: Goal Setting & Time Management; Action, Execution & Getting It Done!

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Mike will come to you to facilitate the action learning and processing, or can just send you a document with videos and photos of how to do everything you need. michael cardus is create-learning. This is from a book I have been working on…”Building on the Bottle”.

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As our 2011 high-impact leadership development research shows, the highest impact companies are investing in development of all their leaders…not just a select group of leaders or one particular level of leader. · Encourage learning. · Create high-value on-the-job learning experiences for your employees and managers. · Embedded work tools and experiential learning opportunities.

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The ones that ensure that content and learning take place. Action: talk about the various actions that you were directly involved in the situation’s task. Results: what results directly followed because of your actions. michael cardus is create-learning.

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Viability Labs—a science experiment or a leadership development best practice?

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If you are familiar with our six best practices of leadership development, you may recall that leader development experiences which leverage a blend of learning approaches are very impactful. Further, those that embed action learning and enable the leader to really engage in the development experience facilitate the transfer of learning from the experience to the job. Do your leaders have an opportunity for the structured, innovative application of learning?

Viability Labs—a science experiment or a leadership development best practice?

Leadership Drives Business

If you are familiar with our six best practices of leadership development, you may recall that leader development experiences which leverage a blend of learning approaches are very impactful. Further, those that embed action learning and enable the leader to really engage in the development experience facilitate the transfer of learning from the experience to the job. Do your leaders have an opportunity for the structured, innovative application of learning?

Viability Labs—a science experiment or a leadership development best practice?

Leadership Drives Business

If you are familiar with our six best practices of leadership development, you may recall that leader development experiences which leverage a blend of learning approaches are very impactful. Further, those that embed action learning and enable the leader to really engage in the development experience facilitate the transfer of learning from the experience to the job. Do your leaders have an opportunity for the structured, innovative application of learning?

Viability Labs—a science experiment or a leadership development best practice?

Leadership Drives Business

If you are familiar with our six best practices of leadership development, you may recall that leader development experiences which leverage a blend of learning approaches are very impactful. Further, those that embed action learning and enable the leader to really engage in the development experience facilitate the transfer of learning from the experience to the job. Do your leaders have an opportunity for the structured, innovative application of learning?

Viability Labs—a science experiment or a leadership development best practice?

Leadership Drives Business

If you are familiar with our six best practices of leadership development, you may recall that leader development experiences which leverage a blend of learning approaches are very impactful. Further, those that embed action learning and enable the leader to really engage in the development experience facilitate the transfer of learning from the experience to the job. Do your leaders have an opportunity for the structured, innovative application of learning?

Viability Labs—a science experiment or a leadership development best practice?

Leadership Drives Business

If you are familiar with our six best practices of leadership development, you may recall that leader development experiences which leverage a blend of learning approaches are very impactful. Further, those that embed action learning and enable the leader to really engage in the development experience facilitate the transfer of learning from the experience to the job. Do your leaders have an opportunity for the structured, innovative application of learning?

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Understanding this, it is not surprising to find that during our 2010-2011 leadership development research study (the full study will be published in our library in June 2011), 66% of mature (level 4 in our maturity model) organizations surveyed have engaged executives in their leadership development (while 0% of the least mature organizations surveyed have engaged leaders).

Executive Engagement in Leadership Development – What’s The Big Deal About The “Big Cheese”?

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Understanding this, it is not surprising to find that during our 2010-2011 leadership development research study (the full study will be published in our library in June 2011), 66% of mature (level 4 in our maturity model) organizations surveyed have engaged executives in their leadership development (while 0% of the least mature organizations surveyed have engaged leaders).

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Understanding this, it is not surprising to find that during our 2010-2011 leadership development research study (the full study will be published in our library in June 2011), 66% of mature (level 4 in our maturity model) organizations surveyed have engaged executives in their leadership development (while 0% of the least mature organizations surveyed have engaged leaders).

Executive Engagement in Leadership Development – What’s The Big Deal About The “Big Cheese”?

Leadership Drives Business

Understanding this, it is not surprising to find that during our 2010-2011 leadership development research study (the full study will be published in our library in June 2011), 66% of mature (level 4 in our maturity model) organizations surveyed have engaged executives in their leadership development (while 0% of the least mature organizations surveyed have engaged leaders).

Executive Engagement in Leadership Development – What’s The Big Deal About The “Big Cheese”?

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Understanding this, it is not surprising to find that during our 2010-2011 leadership development research study (the full study will be published in our library in June 2011), 66% of mature (level 4 in our maturity model) organizations surveyed have engaged executives in their leadership development (while 0% of the least mature organizations surveyed have engaged leaders).

Executive Engagement in Leadership Development – What’s The Big Deal About The “Big Cheese”?

Leadership Drives Business

Understanding this, it is not surprising to find that during our 2010-2011 leadership development research study (the full study will be published in our library in June 2011), 66% of mature (level 4 in our maturity model) organizations surveyed have engaged executives in their leadership development (while 0% of the least mature organizations surveyed have engaged leaders).

Executive Engagement in Leadership Development – What’s The Big Deal About The “Big Cheese”?

Leadership Drives Business

Understanding this, it is not surprising to find that during our 2010-2011 leadership development research study (the full study will be published in our library in June 2011), 66% of mature (level 4 in our maturity model) organizations surveyed have engaged executives in their leadership development (while 0% of the least mature organizations surveyed have engaged leaders).

Show Your Muscles: Develop Your Leaders -- ALL of Them

Leadership Drives Business

As our 2011 high-impact leadership development research shows, the highest impact companies are investing in development of all their leaders…not just a select group of leaders or one particular level of leader. · Encourage learning. · Create high-value on-the-job learning experiences for your employees and managers. · Embedded work tools and experiential learning opportunities.

Show Your Muscles: Develop Your Leaders -- ALL of Them

Leadership Drives Business

As our 2011 high-impact leadership development research shows, the highest impact companies are investing in development of all their leaders…not just a select group of leaders or one particular level of leader. · Encourage learning. · Create high-value on-the-job learning experiences for your employees and managers. · Embedded work tools and experiential learning opportunities.

Show Your Muscles: Develop Your Leaders -- ALL of Them

Leadership Drives Business

As our 2011 high-impact leadership development research shows, the highest impact companies are investing in development of all their leaders…not just a select group of leaders or one particular level of leader. · Encourage learning. · Create high-value on-the-job learning experiences for your employees and managers. · Embedded work tools and experiential learning opportunities.

Show Your Muscles: Develop Your Leaders -- ALL of Them

Leadership Drives Business

As our 2011 high-impact leadership development research shows, the highest impact companies are investing in development of all their leaders…not just a select group of leaders or one particular level of leader. · Encourage learning. · Create high-value on-the-job learning experiences for your employees and managers. · Embedded work tools and experiential learning opportunities.

Show Your Muscles: Develop Your Leaders -- ALL of Them

Leadership Drives Business

As our 2011 high-impact leadership development research shows, the highest impact companies are investing in development of all their leaders…not just a select group of leaders or one particular level of leader. · Encourage learning. · Create high-value on-the-job learning experiences for your employees and managers. · Embedded work tools and experiential learning opportunities.

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Targeted development refers to customized learning opportunities for each leader level in order to reap the maximum business impact and benefit. Targeted solutions are about working towards a learning and leadership development environment where leaders have opportunities to learn in a variety of ways (the 70% and 20% of the 70-20-10 rule ) outside of the traditional classroom (the 10% of the 70-20-10 rule).

Designing Development to Impact Business Results

Leadership Drives Business

Targeted development refers to customized learning opportunities for each leader level in order to reap the maximum business impact and benefit. Targeted solutions are about working towards a learning and leadership development environment where leaders have opportunities to learn in a variety of ways (the 70% and 20% of the 70-20-10 rule ) outside of the traditional classroom (the 10% of the 70-20-10 rule).

Designing Development to Impact Business Results

Leadership Drives Business

Targeted development refers to customized learning opportunities for each leader level in order to reap the maximum business impact and benefit. Targeted solutions are about working towards a learning and leadership development environment where leaders have opportunities to learn in a variety of ways (the 70% and 20% of the 70-20-10 rule ) outside of the traditional classroom (the 10% of the 70-20-10 rule).

Designing Development to Impact Business Results

Leadership Drives Business

Targeted development refers to customized learning opportunities for each leader level in order to reap the maximum business impact and benefit. Targeted solutions are about working towards a learning and leadership development environment where leaders have opportunities to learn in a variety of ways (the 70% and 20% of the 70-20-10 rule ) outside of the traditional classroom (the 10% of the 70-20-10 rule).

Designing Development to Impact Business Results

Leadership Drives Business

Targeted development refers to customized learning opportunities for each leader level in order to reap the maximum business impact and benefit. Targeted solutions are about working towards a learning and leadership development environment where leaders have opportunities to learn in a variety of ways (the 70% and 20% of the 70-20-10 rule ) outside of the traditional classroom (the 10% of the 70-20-10 rule).

Designing Development to Impact Business Results

Leadership Drives Business

Targeted development refers to customized learning opportunities for each leader level in order to reap the maximum business impact and benefit. Targeted solutions are about working towards a learning and leadership development environment where leaders have opportunities to learn in a variety of ways (the 70% and 20% of the 70-20-10 rule ) outside of the traditional classroom (the 10% of the 70-20-10 rule).

Designing Development to Impact Business Results

Leadership Drives Business

Targeted development refers to customized learning opportunities for each leader level in order to reap the maximum business impact and benefit. Targeted solutions are about working towards a learning and leadership development environment where leaders have opportunities to learn in a variety of ways (the 70% and 20% of the 70-20-10 rule ) outside of the traditional classroom (the 10% of the 70-20-10 rule).

Pushing the Acceleration Pedal on Business Results: Have you had an alignment recently.you know, between your business and leadership development strategies?

Leadership Drives Business

To address the unique development needs of each leader level, develop learning opportunities, communities and networks among multiple levels of leaders and across the enterprise. Ensure that leader-level development experiences are progressive between levels and bridge the gap between learning and real work. Leaders must create work environments that engage, encourage a sense of ownership, and accelerate learning and development.

Pushing the Acceleration Pedal on Business Results: Have you had an alignment recently.you know, between your business and leadership development strategies?

Leadership Drives Business

To address the unique development needs of each leader level, develop learning opportunities, communities and networks among multiple levels of leaders and across the enterprise. Ensure that leader-level development experiences are progressive between levels and bridge the gap between learning and real work. Leaders must create work environments that engage, encourage a sense of ownership, and accelerate learning and development.