Action Learning is proposed as a means to address the dual challenge of talent development (faced by academic institutions) and talent sourcing (faced by business companies). AL programs based on the 3 key premises outlines in this article allow companies to get the double benefit of previewing new talent in action, working on the very problems they would grapple with if hired, before they get hired. This provides companies with an excellent way to source talent as well as to obtain solutions for the pressing challenges they face.

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Makarevich, Alex; Acosta Flamma, Christian; Dolan, Simon

The missing puzzle piece? How action learning can help solve the dual challenge of talent development and talent sourcing

06/2016
Action Learning is proposed as a means to address the dual challenge of talent development (faced by academic institutions) and talent sourcing (faced by business companies). AL programs based on the 3 key premises outlines in this article allow companies to get the double benefit of previewing new talent in action, working on the very problems they would grapple with if hired, before they get hired. This provides companies with an excellent way to source talent as well as to obtain solutions for the pressing challenges they face.
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The missing puzzle piece? How action learning can help solve the dual challenge of talent development and talent sourcing
Makarevich, Alex; Acosta Flamma, Christian; Dolan, Simon
The European Business Review
N 1, 06/2016, p. 1 - 12

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