Scenario: Takeover

As an Action Learning Coach how would you handle the following situation:

In the midst of a corporate problem that deals with developing a business development strategy for an organization with declining business, the company is purchased by a large conglomerate.

Scenario: Missing Participants

As an Action Learning Coach how would you handle the following situation:

The team you are coaching is working on a critical corporate problem in a leadership development program. The leadership program and work on the project is scheduled to be completed over six months.  Two of the eight people in the group do not show up routinely.

Scenario: Broken Trust

As an Action Learning Coach how would you handle the following situation:

You are doing a leadership development program with 8 peers in a consulting firm.  One of the participants reports that her boss brought an issue with her yesterday that she had discussed in the action learning group a week ago.  She is very upset.  (The problem centered around not being given the responsibility that her boss had promised her when she was hired a year ago.) Additionally, the team had agreed to keep what was said during the Action Learning sessions in the sessions.

Scenario: Two Owners

As an Action Learning Coach how would you handle the following situation:

You have two problem owners for your project. You assume that the problem owners have coordinated the presentation of the problem for the kickoff session. As soon as one starts to present the problem the other interrupts with a very different view of the problem.