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A case of success... PAL in action: a company's OL experience

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posted on 2006-01-01, 00:00 authored by K B Chuah, Kris LawKris Law
Purpose - The paper aims to describe the development and introduction of the project action learning (PAL) framework as the OL vehicle in a companys move towards a learning organization. Design/methodology/approach - This is a longitudinal case study of this company-based LO and OL project. The paper describes the development and implementation experiences of PAL within the company, located in the Pearl River Delta of Southern China. Findings - This paper describes the first four rounds of the PAL implementation within the case company. This is a work in progress. To date a very successful start to PAL implementation has been reported. Practical implications - After a successful start of the PAL implementation, the authors and the sponsoring company anticipate a continued propagation of PAL activities as the main OL vechicles of the company. Originality/value - This is a useful case reference for LO and OL development and implementation in industrial organization particularly for manufacturing enterprises in Southern China. © Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

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Journal

Team performance management

Volume

12

Issue

1-2

Pagination

55 - 60

Publisher

Emerald Publishing

Location

Bingley, Eng.

ISSN

1352-7592

Language

eng

Publication classification

C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

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