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Pages: 4973-4978
Publication year: 2011
ISBN: 978-84-615-0441-1
ISSN: 2340-1117

Conference name: 3rd International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 4-6 July, 2011
Location: Barcelona, Spain

ACTION LEARNING A LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

E. Abokhodair

Institute of Public Administration (SAUDI ARABIA)
This research paper aims to describes and discuss action learning as a leadership development strategy in higher education institution. Action learning has emerged as a powerful problem-solving tool that has amazing capacity to simultaneously build and develop successful leaders, team, and organization.

Action learning is based on the relationship between reflection and action. We all learn through experience by thinking through past events, seeking ideas that make sense of the event and help us to find new ways of behaving in similar situations in the future. This thinking through or reflection is the essential link between the past action and more effective future action. Simply action learning can be defined as a process that involves a small group of people working in a real problems, taking action, and learning as individuals, as teams and as an organization.
Through this paper the author will answer several questions about action learning as follows:
• What are the necessary leadership skills required to lead higher institutions in the 21st century?
• What is action learning?
• What are the Benefits of action learning?
• What are the components of action learning ?
• What are the principles of action learning?
• How and why action learning develops leaders ?
• How to implement action learning development program?
• What are the critical success factors of action learning?
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author = {Abokhodair, E.},
title = {ACTION LEARNING A LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS},
series = {3rd International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies},
booktitle = {EDULEARN11 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-615-0441-1},
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E. Abokhodair (2011) ACTION LEARNING A LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS, EDULEARN11 Proceedings, pp. 4973-4978.
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