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Building better futures: leveraging action learning at Kentz Engineers & Constructors

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Abstract:

This article provides a case study of how Kentz Engineers & Constructors, with more than 10,000 employees in 26 countries, are leveraging learning to 'Build better futures' for its stakeholders: clients, shareholders, employees and communities. Kentz provide opportunities for learning at all levels, ensuring that 'no one is left behind'. This case study focuses on the development of leaders within Kentz, including utilizing action learning to align the development of people with the process of mobilizing people to effect change and turn strategy into effective action. It draws upon the experiences of participants at different levels within Kentz in examining their learning, their action and the learning process.

Keywords: Kentz Engineers & Constructors; action learning; construction industry; experiential learning; leadership development

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14767333.2011.549327

Affiliations: 1: Kentz Engineers & Constructors, Ireland 2: Corporate Learning Consultants Ltd., Stockton-on-Tees, UK

Publication date: 2011-03-01

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