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Reflections of a “late-career” early-career researcher: An account of practice

Groves, CJ (2016) Reflections of a “late-career” early-career researcher: An account of practice. Action Learning: research and practice. ISSN 1476-7341

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Abstract

This account of practice describes the journey of an ‘accidental academic’ through the Doctoral programme in Business Administration. It reflects on her experience of action learning and lessons learned to better embed action learning in future DBA teaching and assessment. The account is told from the perspective of a mature student straddling business and academic interests. DBA students represent a mature cohort with significant business experience and responsibility. As such, they have an implicit understanding of action learning. Action learning for these individuals should be re-activated rather than re-learned for their doctoral studies. Suggestions are made for improving the utility of action learning for DBA students and their willing engagement in the action learning process.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Action Learning: research and practice on 18th April 2016, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/14767333.2016.1170977
Uncontrolled Keywords: 1303 Specialist Studies In Education, 1503 Business And Management
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Liverpool Business School
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2016 15:47
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2017 00:50
DOI or Identification number: 10.1080/14767333.2016.1170977
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/3224

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