Problem Identification and Definition
- Initiate your journey
- Presenting and define the challenges your team face
- ALS starts with a focus on creating a psychologically safe space
- Ensuring everyone feels heard and understood.
Unlock the potential of your team with Action Learning Sets (ALS), a dynamic approach to professional development and collaborative problem-solving. Rooted in experiential learning, ALS brings together diverse minds to collectively tackle real-world challenges while prioritising the crucial aspect of Psychological Safety.
Action Learning offers genuine chances for personal development. Participants engage with actual workplace challenges, reflecting on their own behavior, its impact on others, motivations, and its connection to the problem at hand. In Action Learning sets, individuals have the time and freedom to ponder their actions. Successful sets facilitate valuable feedback and support, aiding participants in gaining clarity on personal priorities. The emphasis on action and review enables experimentation and evaluation of various approaches, fostering increased self-awareness.
Action Learning has a prime focus on real issues brought by participants. They must ‘own’ the issues they bring, and be committed to making progress on them. The set offers the opportunity to analyse and share the issues with others, helping to pose questions which
may not have been considered; offering advice, support and feedback to the individual. This is likely to lead to better solutions giving each participant opportunities to adopt different styles and approaches, perhaps taking some risks, and learning from mistakes as well as successes.
While attempting to tackle their problem, each participant becomes clearer about:
Through Action Learning, participants will address on a range of real workplace problems, and their progress will have clear benefits for the organisation. The extent of these benefits will depend on:
But there are many other advantages of Action Learning for the organisation:
In the realm of Action Learning Sets, the challenges you bring to the table are not mere problems; they are:
Challenges in Action Learning Sets aren’t confined to negative situations. They encompass opportunities and issues you want to explore—positive, forward-looking aspects of your professional landscape. Whether it’s seizing opportunities for improvement or exploring uncharted territories, your Action Learning Set is a space to delve into both challenges and opportunities with a growth-oriented mindset.
about how Action Learning sets and their members should work.
Part of the attraction of the process is the license it allows people to experiment with different styles and approaches. For instance, Krystyna Weinstein identifies six very different ways of working in a set, all of which may be acceptable in the right circumstances:
At Passe-Partout, we specialise in steering organisational change through the transformative power of Action Learning Sets. Our commitment goes beyond conventional problem-solving. We strategically organise, deliver, and facilitate independent delivery of Action Learning Sets, tailored specifically to drive and embed positive transformations within your organisation.