Collaborative Strategic Improvement Through Network Action Learning: The Path to Sustainability

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2011 - Business & Economics - 220 pages
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Coughlan and Coghlan has advanced the field of action learning to an even higher and more powerful level in this great book. The authors provide clear guidance on how to strategically and systemically improve an organization through network action learnin
 

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Contents

1 Overture
1
PART 1The domains
11
2 Collaborative strategic improvement
13
3 Learning in and between organizations
35
4 Action learning in and between organizations
52
the state of our understanding
73
PART 2 Learning in action
81
6 Collaborative strategic improvement action learning programme design
83
9 Realizing sustainable strategic improvement
135
10 Guidelines for realizing sustainable strategic improvement
148
11 Action learning research in interorganizational settings
163
12 Finale
182
References
186
Appendix 1
194
Appendix 2
196
Appendix 3
197

7 Effecting collaborative operational strategic improvement through network action learning in a noncontractual setting
94
8 Effecting collaborative strategic improvement in the contractual setting of an extended manufacturing enterprise
114
PART 3 Consolidation
133

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