Actualized Codevelopment Action Learning (CAL): an approach more relevant than ever to progress towards an innovative, learning organization! (Sabourin, Paquet, Lafranchise, 2023):
A must-read article (in French) in the special edition on the learning organization in HR publications – Revue RH of the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines du Québec
Sept- Oct 2023
Here is a summary of the article in English .
This article, written by coach and author – Nathalie Sabourin – and the team of pioneering researchers – Maxime Paquet and Nathalie Lafranchise- presents aligned and actualized Codevelopment Action Learning (CAL) as a significant means to build a collaborative, innovative and learning culture.
For the first time, the text presents the scientific results of research carried out in various contexts. The benefits and impact of CAL as well as the conditions required for its implementation are illustrated.
What is Codevelopment Action Learning (CAL)
Codevelopment Action Learning (CAL) is a group of 5 to 8 people that come together over a pre-determined period (in person or online) with a common purpose: progress collectively and individually, co-create solutions and open up to new possibilities by learning from each other.
Watch this video on CAL (Codevelopment Action Learning)
CAL’s Impacts: Co-Create. Accelerate. Grow.
The article presents how CAL builds collaborative, creativity and learning capabilities, as well as human and T-shaped skills such as leadership. Research by M. Paquet and N. Lafranchise show:
- 91% of CAL group participants report achieving their objectives.
- 85% of participants report transferring what they have learned to their day-to-day work.
- CAL stimulates self-efficacy at work (see graph).
An updated, aligned approach
The authors describe how CAL has evolved to better meet the needs of companies and organizations seeking to innovate, stimulate teamwork and build a learning culture.
Dare to implement Codevelopment Action Learning
« Experience CAL and adopt it». You will gain the benefits: Accelerate goals/projects. Co-create solutions. Grow and Learn.
Don’t hesitate to contact The Co-Leadership Group to implement CAL in your company, or to set-up a team of in-house facilitators.
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