Action learning and healthcare: affinities and challenges

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Sanyal, C., Edmonstone, J., Abbott, C., Winterburn, K. and Boak, G. 2022. Action learning and healthcare: affinities and challenges. Action Learning: Research and Practice. 19 (3), pp. 269-274. https://doi.org/10.1080/14767333.2022.2130723
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TitleAction learning and healthcare: affinities and challenges
AuthorsSanyal, C., Edmonstone, J., Abbott, C., Winterburn, K. and Boak, G.
Abstract

Action learning has been used in healthcare settings to bring about changes to how services are delivered, to help individuals to develop their knowledge and skills, including leadership development, and to enable the development of collective abilities and communities of practice. It is evident that there are some positive elements in the healthcare environment that support the processes of action learning – what we might call affinities between the environment and these processes. However, those who have practised action learning in these environments also know that difficulties and disablers can arise, to derail or block the processes – what we might, perhaps optimistically, call challenges.

Sustainable Development Goals3 Good health and well-being
Middlesex University ThemeHealth & Wellbeing
PublisherTaylor and Francis
JournalAction Learning: Research and Practice
ISSN1476-7333
Publication dates
Online12 Oct 2022
Print02 Nov 2022
Publication process dates
Deposited04 Jan 2023
Accepted03 Sep 2022
Output statusPublished
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Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/14767333.2022.2130723
LanguageEnglish
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