Working papers

Coach or Couch, Anybody? The Zen of Creating High-EQ Organizations (2004)

Manfred Kets de Vries

"A review of leadership coaching"

This working paper presents a review of some of the more salient aspects of leadership coaching. Suggestions are made about how to differentiate coaching from consulting, career counseling, mentoring, and short-term psychotherapy. Different forms of coaching are also reviewed, and the goals of leadership coaching are explored, along with what makes coaching work and what derails it. Criteria for successful coaching are discussed. A case is provided on group coaching in action.

INSEAD Working Paper, 2004

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