This is the approach that is at the core of all our training and development.
Great to see it here as part of what is needed for the future…
From the HBR blog in the series on “Imagining the Future of Leadership”:
…the concept of action-learning programs has been gaining momentum since the 1980s — but it’s never been so vital as it is today. Leaders confronting constant change and great complexity need marketplace experience with the intensity and speed of strategic and organizational change. Leadership development interventions should support these drivers — they’re likely to have the greatest payoff, and they are likely to be the easiest to sell to any CEO contemplating an investment in executive education. Educational initiatives have to become far more customized and tightly integrated with the organization’s strategic agenda; their aim will be to build leadership capabilities while simultaneously facilitating progress towards critical strategic objectives.
Read the full article here