Milano, C and Lawless, A and Eades, E (2015) Insider research as part of a master's programme: opportunities lost and found within action learning sets. Action Learning: research and practice, 12 (3). pp. 317-324. ISSN 1476-7341
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This account explores the role of action learning during and after an educational programme. We focus on the final stage of a masters’ programme and the insider research that is a key feature in many UK universities. Researching within and on one’s own organization should lead to individual and organizational learning. However, there is relatively little published on how, indeed if, this learning occurs. Our account contributes to this gap and in doing so draws attention to the ethical and political challenges which can arise when undertaking research within one’s own organization. We present the tale of two sets, one during and one after an educational programme. In doing so, we highlight the tensions involved in integrating learning with problem solving. We illustrate how learning which seemed initially to be lost was later found through action learning.
|Additional Information:||This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Action Learning: Research and Practice on 27/11/15, available online http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14767333.2015.1094618|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||1303 Specialist Studies In Education, 1503 Business And Management|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
|Divisions:||Liverpool Business School|
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis (Routledge): SSH Titles|
|Date Deposited:||28 Apr 2016 11:30|
|Last Modified:||24 Oct 2016 15:12|
|DOI or Identification number:||10.1080/14767333.2015.1094618.|
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