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Title Action learning, leadership and organizational development in public services / edited by Clare Rigg with Sue Richards
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 226 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in human resource development ; 14
Routledge studies in human resource development ; 14
Contents Chapter 1 Developing public service leadership -- the context for action learning / CLARE RIGG -- part Section I Context -- chapter 2 New public policy paradigm -- new leadership / SUE RICHARDS -- chapter 3 Optimizing the power of learning within action learning / MICHAEL MARQUARDT -- chapter 4 Understanding the organizational potential of action learning / CLARE RIGG -- part Section II Practice -- Developing leaders -- chapter 5 Local authority chief executive action learning sets / MICHAEL LYONS -- chapter 6 Learning and leading: Action learning for chief probation officers / SUE RICHARDS -- chapter 7 The design and evaluation of a leadership programme for experienced chief executives from the health sector -- part Section III Practice -- Developing organizations -- chapter 8 Levels of action learning, and holding groups to the experience / CAROL YAPP -- chapter 9 Developing ourselves as police leaders: how can we inquire collaboratively in a hierarchical organization? -- chapter 10 Supporting organizational turnaround in local authorities / PAM FOX -- part Section IV Practice -- Networks and partnerships: developing the public policy system -- chapter 11 Developing public service leaders through action inquiry / GEOFF MEAD -- chapter 12 Partnership action learning / MARTIN WILLIS -- chapter 13 Action learning in inter-organizational sets / DAVID COGHLAN -- part Section V Conclusion -- chapter 14 Action learning in the public service system: Issues, tensions and a future agenda
Summary This work presents an account of the different ways in which action learning is being deployed in leadership and organisation development. It gives an evaluative critique of the outcomes, lessons and issues in terms of capabilities developed, resources, opportunities and constraints
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-218) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Active learning -- Great Britain
Leadership -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain
Local officials and employees -- In-service training -- Great Britain
Organizational change -- Great Britain.
Organizational learning -- Great Britain
Active learning.
Employees -- In-service training.
Leadership -- Study and teaching.
Local officials and employees -- In-service training.
Organizational change.
Organizational learning.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Leadership.
Great Britain -- Officials and employees -- In-service training
Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
Author Richards, Sue.
Rigg, Clare.
ISBN 0203966198