Project Action Learning (PAL) Guidebook: Practical Learning in Organizations

  • Kris M.Y. Law
  • Kong Bieng Chuah

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Fundamentals of Organizational Learning and Learning Organizations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Kong Bieng Chuah, Kris M. Y. Law
      Pages 3-14
    3. Kris M. Y. Law, Shuang Geng
      Pages 15-24
    4. Kris M. Y. Law, Chris R. Cao
      Pages 25-34
    5. Kris M. Y. Law, Kong Bieng Chuah
      Pages 35-49
  3. Building a Learning Organization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Kris M. Y. Law, Kong Bieng Chuah
      Pages 53-60
    3. Kris M. Y. Law, Kong Bieng Chuah, Chris R. Cao
      Pages 61-73
    4. Kris M. Y. Law, Shuang Geng
      Pages 75-86
  4. Setting the PAL Driven LO

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. K. F. Kwong, Y. C. Chau
      Pages 89-101
    3. C. K. Cheung
      Pages 103-110
    4. Chris R. Cao, Kris M. Y. Law
      Pages 111-119
    5. Kris M. Y. Law, Shuang Geng
      Pages 121-127
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 135-166

About this book


This book presents the fundamental concepts of organizational learning (OL) and related topics. In addition, it discusses various factors that influence the success of, and readiness to adopt, OL. 

In the modern competitive market, companies are looking for ways to excel by focusing more on innovation and knowledge discovery. In response, the book presents a ready-to-use tool for driving OL, called Project Action Learning (PAL). The PAL framework helps teams effectively work on, and learn from, meaningful projects. In this regard, equal emphasis is placed on achieving the project outcome and the participants’ learning objectives. Moreover, the book offers a step-by-step guidebook on how PAL-driven OL can be achieved, making it a valuable asset for educators and practitioners alike. 


Organizational Learning Project-based Action Learning Organizational Performance Management Innovation in Organizations Organizational Development Teaching PAL to Organizations

Editors and affiliations

  • Kris M.Y. Law
    • 1
  • Kong Bieng Chuah
    • 2
  1. 1.School of EngineeringDeakin UniversityDeakinAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Systems EngineeringCity University of Hong KongKowloon TongHong Kong

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-23996-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-23997-8
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