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Envisioning development

Richard Dealtry (Intellectual Partnerships Consulting Ltd, Birmingham, UK)

Journal of Workplace Learning

ISSN: 1366-5626

Article publication date: 1 June 2004



This paper focuses on an important innovative development in new generation corporate university management. It addresses the thematic area of visual learning that is captured in the term “The Art of Minds‐eye Management”. It reflects upon experiences with groups of managers in enhancing perceptive competencies using visual awareness learning systems. The envisioning medium being reviewed and explored takes the form of narrative imagery. This is a form of quantitative and qualitative envisioning which is currently being applied by groups of managers in many different formats to articulate and add new levels of learning and value to developmental themes. This paper reflects upon the mediocrity of traditional flatland representations of classic management concepts and models and explores the potential for delimiting conceptual design and the use of pictorial display of data and information as a means of communication, managing personal performance and accelerating organisational development.



Dealtry, R. (2004), "Envisioning development", Journal of Workplace Learning, Vol. 16 No. 4, pp. 249-256.



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