Unprecedented investment is being made in leadership development across the public sector: leadership courses are growing, and development is a core theme of organizational capacity building initiatives. Within this, action learning has attracted increasing interest as an approach that can simultaneously address individual and organizational development. An impressive and scholarly collection, this book collates important examples and considers the evidence for action learningas effectiveness. An important read for postgraduate students and researchers of human resources, training and development, this important book draws important insights to raise new questions concerning the role of the facilitator, the value of a abilinguala ability with public service issues and facilitation, comparisons with coaching and mentoring, and implications for employing action learning in a politicized or hierarchical environment and on a consultancy basis.... possibilities foreffective partnership working, the potentialbenefits for service users willhavebeen greatly enhanced. N o tes * Thispaper arisesfrom an actionlearning programme entitled the a#39;SocialCare Leadership Development Initiativea#39; commissioned ... 2 A useful explanation ofprocess mappingis available from Accounts Commission (2000). 3 Time chart progressmappinginvolved groups of participants producinga pictorial representation of significant events over the past three toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Action Learning, Leadership and Organizational Development in Public Services|
|Author||:||Clare Rigg, Sue Richards|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2006-09-27|