2000 - St. Louis, USA hosted by Boeing at the Boeing Learning Centre

 Previous Forum Sessions: 2000

 

 

 

GLOBAL FORUM ON BUSINESS ACTION LEARNING AND EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT

Hosted by the Boeing Leadership Center, St. Louis, Missouri USA
(30 May to 2 June, 2000)

 

 

Tuesday, 30 May 2000

 

Registration, Reception and Buffet Dinner

 

1. CORPORATE LEARNING CENTERS: ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND LESSONS LEARNED

 

  • The Boeing Leadership Center: One Year Later
    Stephen Mercer, Vice President - Learning and Leadership Development, Boeing Leadership Center, St. Louis, USA
  • Australia’s Largest Company and Its Learning Centre: In the Service of Fundamental Change
    Pierre Guillon, Global Practice Leader, Performance and Capability Development, and Director, BHP Learning Centre, Broken Hill Proprietary (BHP), Melbourne, Australia
  • ABB: Why Are We Creating a Learning Center?
    Lars-Erik Lindback, Senior Vice President, ABB, Stockholm, Sweden

 

 

Wednesday, 31 June 2000

 

2. DIVERSITY IN ACTION LEARNING: DIFFERING THEORIES, VARYING PRACTICES

 

  • Four Fundamental Views of Action Learning: Sorting Out the Varieties
    Judy O’Neil, President, Partners for the Learning Organization, and Assistant Professor, Eastern Connecticut State University, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA
    Tony Pearson, Founding Partner, Leadership in International Management (LIM), New York, USA
    Lyle Yorks, Associate Professor, Adult and Organizational Learning, Teacher’s College, Columbia University, New York, USA
  • Personal, Corporate, and Action Learning
    Jaap Lemhuis, President, Global Business Network Europe, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Business Action Learning
    Yury Boshyk, Global Executive Learning, Opio, France

 

3. ACTION LEARNING IN HIGH TECH COMPANIES: THE REALITIES OF COMPETITION AND LEARNING IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

 

  • CYBERPLEX
    Dean Hopkins, Co-founder, President and CEO, Cyberplex, Toronto, Canada
  • MOTOROLA
    Ken Hansen, Motorola, USA
  • TECHNION INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
    The Emerging Companies Program
    Sherri Cizin, Technion Institute of Management, Haifa, Israel

 

4. GETTING ACTION LEARNING STARTED: LESSONS LEARNED FROM RECENT CORPORATE ACTION LEARNING EXECUTIVE PROGRAMS

 

  • ALCOA
    Executive Development: The Inner and Outer Path of Leadership
    Linda Price, President and Founder, Ronin Enterprises, New York, USA
  • BOEING
    Boeing’s Global Leadership Program
    Nancy Ann Stebbins, Program Manager, Leadership Development, and Stephen Mercer, the Boeing Company, Seattle and St. Louis, USA
  • LILLY
    Lessons Learned from Our First Action Learning Program
    Lisa Cheraskin, Director, Executive Development, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, USA
  • UNILEVER
    Leaders into Action—Combining Virtual, Action and Coached Learning for Sustained Leadership Development
    Bonnie J. McIvor, Head of Learning, Unilever Plc, International Management Centre “Four Acres”, Kingston-on-Thames, United Kingdom

 

 

Thursday, 01 June 2000

 

5. EXECUTIVE COACHING: LESSONS LEARNED

 

  • Peggy Gilmer, Head Coach, Boeing Company, Organization Development, Seattle, USA
  • Developing Action Learning Coaches and Mentors
    Michael Marquardt, Director of Coaching and Mentor Forum, University of Action Learning, and Professor, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA
  • The Art of Coaching: A Study of Action Learning Experts
    Judy O’Neil, President, Partners for the Learning Organization, Warwick RI, and Assistant Professor, Eastern Connecticut State University, USA

 

6. GUEST SPEAKER

 

  • Harry Stonecipher, President & COO, The Boeing Company

 

7. DRIVING CORPORATE INITIATIVES THROUGH CORPORATE LEARNING

 

  • BASF
    Transforming the Corporate Training Department from Classroom to Project-Based Training: A Change Experience
    Ralf Kaltenbach, BASF Group, Ludwigshafen, Germany
  • DU PONT
    Enabling Business and Personal Growth through Action Learning
    Chor-Huat Lim, Program Manager, Leadership Development and Paula Topolosky, Consultant, Business and Organizational Development, Du Pont, Wilmington, USA
  • GENERAL ELECTRIC AND BEYOND:
    Action Learning Processes - Work Out ä and Change Acceleration—To Create Culture Change
    Bev Davids, Senior Partner and a Principal, The Greenwich Group and formerly General Electric, Toronto, Canada
  • SKANDIA Insurance
    Reinvesting in People and Intellectual Capital for the Long Term: Ways and Means for Ensuring the Competitiveness and Competency of Our People
    Scott Hawkins, Skandia, USA, and Ake Reinholdsson, Global Executive Learning, Stockholm, Sweden

 

8. ORGANIZATIONAL & INDIVIDUAL LEARNING, AND BUSINESS RESULTS: TRANSFERRING, ASSESSING AND MEASURING POST EXECUTIVE PROGRAM LEARNING AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

 

  • Post Program Reviews: The Experience of Johnson & Johnson’s Executive Development Program
    Ron Bossert, Director, Executive Education and Development, Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, USA
  • Turning Learning Into Business Results
    Udo Dierk, Vice President, Siemens Management Learning, Munich, Germany
  • Volvo Truck Corporation: Fostering Transformative Learning through Action Reflection Learning TM : An Awakening of Human Qualities in Leadership
    Sharon Lamm, President, Inside « Out Learning, Inc., Philadelphia, USA. Year 2000 Recipient of Finalist Award for Dissertation of the Year through the Academy of Human Resource Development
  • Assessing Organizational Learning Dynanmics and Links to Performance
    Martha A. Gephart and Victoria Marsick, Co-Directors, J.M. Huber Institute for Learning in Organizations, and Faculty, Department of Organization and Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University, USA

 

 

Friday, 02 June 2000

 

9. NEW BOOKS AND RESEARCH ON FURTHER ACTION LEARNING: PANEL OF AUTHORS

 

  • Yury Boshyk, editor, Business Driven Action Learning: Global Best Practices, Macmillan, & St. Martin’s Press (USA), 2000
    An Action Research Agenda for Transformative Learning and Change
  • Martha A. Gephart, Co-Director, J.M. Huber Institute for Learning in Organizations, and Research Associate Professor, Department of Organization and Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University, USA
  • Michael J. Marquardt, author, Action Learning in Action: Transforming Problems and People for World-Class Organizational Learning, Davies-Black, 1999
  • Lyle Yorks, and Judy O’Neil, editors. et als. Action Learning: Successful Strategies for Individual, Team and Organizational Learning, Berrett-Koehler Communications, 1999.