This Info-line defines action learning as a group effort that involves solving real world problems through the use of acquired learning and implementing systems-wide solutions. It discusses why this process works and the benefits to organizations that use this technique. It features brief case studies from Whirlpool, National Semiconductor, General Electric, and Cigna International Property and Casualty Corporation.At Whirlpool, Bne managers serve as set facilitators for action learning programs. ... and sought outside expertise, a new European-type dryer, smaller in scale and customized for that market was developed. ... A project, problem, or task. 3.
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