Introduction to an Action Learning Approach to Management Development

Popular business self-help books are common that are based on anecdotes about how successful managers and business leaders operate in their work environments. Just knowing how someone else functions, especially in a specific industry or organization, which might be very different from one’s own situation, is interesting but not necessarily going to lead to the reader developing new competencies. For a reader to build new competencies, what is needed is knowledge regarding how to develop management-related skills that can be transferred easily to a person’s current situation or even transferred to future situations and thereby create a stronger management career. Such ...

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