Research Findings about Outdoor Adventure Training for Corporate & Management Development
This is an annotated list of research studies about corporate adventure training which are available on the web. Feel free to suggest other studies.
Donnison, P. (2000). Images of Outdoor Management Development: A synthesis of the literature and participants’ experiences on outdoor courses. Unpublished doctoral thesis, Lancaster University, England.
Greenaway, R. (1995). Powerful learning experiences in management learning and development. Unpublished doctoral thesis, Lancaster University, England.
Hattie, J. A., Marsh, H. W., Neill, J. T., & Richards, G. E. (1997). Adventure education and Outward Bound: Out-of-class experiences that make a lasting difference. Review of Educational Research, 67, 43-87.
Krouwel, B. (2003). From Lewin to lawnmower racing…Reflections on the current state of outdoor management development. The Institute of Training & Occupational Learning Journal.
Litterini, V. S. (2001). An examination of perceived supervisory change to production rate, product rejection rate, and delivery efficiency. Unpublished Masters thesis, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH. Abstract. Full thesis (.4mb)
Miner, T. (2002). Research and adventure-based training and development bibliography (1992-2002). Outward Bound International Conference, Singapore.
Priest, S. (n.d.) Corporate Adventure Training (CAT) program studies. eXperientia.
Roland, C. (1985). Outdoor managerial training programs: Do they work? The Bradford Papers Online