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    VVT interview Action Learning Stunnenberg

    VVT interview Action Learning Stunnenberg

    Learn to address issues at the root through Action Learning The challenges in our industry are great. Every healthcare organization has issues for which there are no standard solutions. Through Action Learning, you will learn to take issues back...

    Home team Twente puts employee in charge with Action Learning

    Home team Twente puts employee in charge with Action Learning

    Thuisteam Twente uses Action Learning to put employees in charge Thuisteam Twente is a healthcare organization that has grown rapidly, necessitating a new way of working. To take employees along in that change and support them to take charge of their own...

    Azora Interview

    Azora Interview

    Azora opts for Action Learning on the road to high performing teamsA lot is already going well at Azora, but that doesn't mean it will always stay that way in the future. Healthcare is facing major challenges and Azora likes to be prepared for them. That's why the...

    WIAL Action Learning Knowledge Base - Video

    Do you actually see the same thing that everyone else sees?

    If there is one sense we rely on, it is our sight. But is that right?

    How can you be sure that what you see is the same as what everyone else sees?

    According to Surya Gayet of Utrecht University, we don't look with our eyes, but with our brains. And those pictures differ from each other....

    The psychology behind building a high performing team at Google.

    With Charles Duhigg

    In a multi-year study within Google on the success of teams, psychological safety came out on top!

    What is the influence of friends and foes in a team? Or of introverts and extroverts on your team?
    Or of people who are much more talkative than other team members?

    You'll get an answer to that in 2.23 minutes with watching this introduction by Charles Duhigg.

    The importance of psychological safety

    With Professor Amy Edmonson (Harvard Business School).

    Amy Edmonson clearly states what is NOT meant by psychological safety. It is NOT about being nice to each other and becoming happy dischargers.

    So what is it all about?

    You'll get an answer to that in 3.11 minutes with watching this introduction by Amy Edmonson.

    Try first to understand and then to be understood!

    Listening and questioning are skills that Covey says you must master to perfection to be an effective leader!

    This is one of the seven "behaviors," or traits, that Covey says you should develop to be successful and happy, both in your personal life and at work.

    Which ones are these? You'll get that answered in 3.06 minutes with watching this introduction to Stephen Covey's seven traits of effective leadership.

    Group behavior - Can be conditioned

    In this research - done worldwide in different cultures and wealth levels - it appears that people want to belong. As a result, people are not critical of what happens in their environment if it could lead to losing it. This impacts team behavior. What is happening in your team? Do people feel heard? Are you extracting wisdom from the team?

    You'll get an answer to that in 5.34 minutes watching this experiment in an ophthalmology clinic waiting room.

    Peer pressure - Am I the only one who sees this?

    In 7:20 minutes, you are taken through how people react under peer pressure when they stand alone in seeing something that is wrong in their eyes.

    Linked to this are results from a study of a real fire and explained by a psychologist.

    Brain changes based on your behavior and your environment

    Professor of clinical neuropsychology Margriet Sitskoorn says that people can adapt their brains to their environment. But that the person or team needs to be able to do this themselves.

    You'll get an answer to that in 1.31 minutes with watching this introduction on the relationship between brain and behavior by Margriet Sitskoorn.

      On intellect and wisdom

    Reg Revans talks in this film about the origins of action learning. Here is the impact of the insight his father gave him as a researcher into the cause of the sinking of the Titanic as a young boy. But also the dialogue with ten Nobel Prize winners including Albert Einstein. They all influenced the emergence and growth of the action learning method.

    Reg Revans says he has seen there that people try to convince each other that they are right. That "expert-knowledge" is very important, but not enough!
    We must teach ourselves to ask totally different questions in order to discover and learn to understand. And in doing so, Revans indicates: and that is what Action Learning is!

    Listen and watch Reg Revans' mini lecture (6:01 minutes) on "intellect and wisdom" for yourself.

    Action Learning
    by Michael Marquardt

    Michael Marquardt explains in this video what Action Learning is. How action learning is applied. And how it helps organisations and their people in their development.

    You'll get an answer to that in this 7.17-minute interview with Michael Marquardt.

    Team Performance Loop

    What is the Team Performance Loop and in what ways does it impact a team's growth into a high performing team.

    You'll get answers to that in 15.51 minutes during this mini lecture by Twan Paes.

    WIAL Action Learning Knowledge Base podcast series

    The podcast series originated during a conversation between Toon Gerbrands and Twan Paes. At the time, Toon had just published his new book, in which he exposes 52 sacred management houses. Toon and Twan were curious how people viewed these sacred management houses. That led to fifty podcasts with people from a very diverse background. And that led to fascinating and inspiring stories.

    The goal of WIAL has been achieved if you, the listener, manage to get at least 1 inspiration per podcast out of it. Lots of listening (and viewing pleasure).

    About book 'Alles weleens waar' with Toon Gerbrands

    About Change,
    with Frank Campman

    On cultural differences,
    with Rogier ten Kate

    On control,
    with Jochem Kentgens

    On collaborating with other generations - Aik (40) and Twan (60)

    On collaborating with other generations - Jonne (24)>

    On collaborating with other generations - Sander (30)>

    About generations with Debby Badloe

    About generations with Jeroen Crasborn (70)

    About generations with Twan Paes (60)

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