The WIAL methodology of Action Learning (AL) is a simple yet powerful methodology used internationally for complex problem solving and it works.
It is based on assembling a diverse group of up to 8 individuals usually representing the various functional areas of the business. Members are coached to ask primarily open ended questions following 2 simple rules that when implemented, assures success for identifying the ‘real’ problem and creating solutions that resolve the issue at hand.
For more detailed information on the application of Action Learning, there are several articles and additional readings posted on this website.
Philip Cohen, President of Strategic Advantage Consulting, is one of two certified WIAL Action Learning coaches in Canada and the only Canadian coach to hold a Professional Action Learning Coach designation.