November & December’s blog posts

4 12 2012

Personal After Action Learning

After Action Learning (AAL) is a great way of learning, but many law firms struggle to implement these systems, which often degenerate into a form-filling/box-ticking exercise, with little reflection or learning and even less high level analysis and dissemination.  There are many reasons why this happens: the chargeable hours problem; hierarchical structures; a reluctance by lawyers to put their heads above the parapet; lack of time; a culture which blames rather than learns; and many more.

This is a short post to suggest that instead of continuing to struggle with AAL systems which aren’t taking off in your law firm, you think about piloting a personal AAL system or system of reflective learning diaries.

5 ideas to … improve your measurement systems




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