Cheryl Brook

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Cheryl Brook is an experienced senior manager and trainer, having previously worked in the NHS, the third sector and as an independent training and development consultant prior to moving into higher education. She is currently a senior lecturer in HRD / HRM at the University of Portsmouth Business School. She completed her PhD in management learning at the University of Lancaster in August 2010. Her thesis was on the development and practice of action learning in the NHS. Teaching and research interests include work based learning, action learning, HRD and organisational behaviour. She is a Fellow of the Foundation for Management Education.

 

Recent publications include:

Brook C, Pedler M, Abbott C & Burgoyne J (2016) "On stopping doing those things that are not getting us to where we want to be: Unlearning, wicked problems and critical action learning" Human Relations 2016, Vol. 69(2) 369–389

Brook, Cheryl and Christy, Gill (2013) Doing right in business: can action learning develop moral sensitivity and promote ethical behaviour? Action Learning: Research and Practice. pp. 1-16.

Brook, Cheryl and Milner, Chris (2013) Reflections on ‘creative’ action learning in business education: some issues in its theory and practice. Teaching in Higher Education. pp. 1-12.

Brook, Cheryl, Pedler, M. and Burgoyne, J. (2013) A protean practice? perspectives on the practice of action learning. European Journal of Training and Development, 37 (8).