Care by Design understands the fundamentals of organisational development, service management and leadership for the 21st century public sector organisation and communities.
Action Learning is a powerful tool for organisations and individuals to use to really make step changes in performance at work. Care by Design can facilitate Action Learning Sets and can also support the development of capacity and capability for organisations to facilitate their own Action Learning Sets and develop a true Learning Organisation culture.
Care by Design can facilitate Action Learning for an organisation and can also run development sessions to enable organisations to facilitate the process for themselves. For more information please contact us.
The focus of learning sets differ according to the situation but follow the same general principles and beliefs that participants gain by:
|Traditional Learning||Action Learning|
|Individual Orientation||Group Orientation|
|Input Orientation||Output Orientation|
|Knowledge Orientation||Action Orientation|
|Historical Focus||Concern with Here and Now|
|Cost Investment||Investment Return Required|
|Producer Oriented||Market/Customer Oriented|
From: Action Learning and Excellence in Management Development. Charles Margerison
Each participant is responsible for:
Each participant describes his or her problem and progress in detail
The following questions will be addressed:
The other members of the set provide comment so that all members become involved in helping to solve each others’ issues. However, each person retains responsibility for their own issue.
In summary, action learning brings together small groups of participants with the following intentions:
Each group is provided with a facilitator (set adviser) whose role is to help individuals and the group to identify and develop the necessary skills.
Care by Design can facilitate Action Learning for an organisation and can also run development sessions to enable organisations to facilitate the process for themselves. For more information contact us.
Published 26th November 2018