Work-Applied Learning for Organisational Change: A Comparative Assessment Against Other Change Approaches
Keywords:Work-Applied Learning, Organisational Change, Action Research, Action Learning, Organisational Learning
Based on nearly three decades of consultancy and research, the Work-Applied Learning (WAL) model has been proven to be an effective change method for the development of managers and teams, while at the same time, creating organisational learning and change Abraham (2015).
Regardless of the proven track record the question remains, why choose Work-Applied Learning for organisational change over other change approaches? This paper moves towards answering this question, by building an assessment framework which provides a normalised approach to compare Work-Applied Learning against other change approaches. This comparison revealed that Work-Applied Learning is the most compatible change approach for organisational change based on the steps and characteristics identified by the writer as being necessary for organisational change.
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