"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.
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"Creating authentizotic organisations"
This article is a rejoinder to the critique by Robert Golembiewski of the authors' article Transforming the Mind-Set of the Organization: A Clinical Perspective, in which the processes of individual and organizational change and the resemblance between them are explored.
Published on 1 Jan, 1999
"Effectiveness of group leadership coaching"
This article advocates the effectiveness of group leadership coaching. A change methodology centered on group coaching for high-performance teams is proposed.
Published on 1 Feb, 2005
"Creating healthy work places for the new millennium"
This article raises questions about the well-functioning individual, the motivational need systems that drive people, and the conditions that make for healthy organisations.
Published on 1 Jan, 2001
This paper discusses the internal and external pressures that may trigger organisational changes and explores the four stages of the organisational change process.
Published on 6 Feb, 2009
"Unraveling the processes of change"
In this paper, the processes of individual and organisational change—their characteristics and dynamics—are explored, and resemblances between personal and organizational change are highlighted.
Published on 1 Jan, 1999
"Effective vs ineffective global leaders"
This article explores what leaders have to do to be effective. What roles do they have to play? What distinguishes an effective leader from an ineffective global leader?
Published on 1 Jun, 2002
"A look at Russian history and capitalism"
This article reflects on the history of Russia, focusing on the country's late-20th and early-21st-century development as the Russian Federation.
Published on 1 Jul, 2008
"Creating tipping points for change"
In this working paper, the author explores the tipping point phenomenon and its different facets and effect on change.
Published on 21 Sep, 2011
Inscribe courageous conversations into organisational DNA
How to create an organisation where people find meaning in, and are captivated by, their work.
Published on 21 Jun, 2019
In this book, Manfred Kets de Vries presents the case for leadership group coaching as an experiential training ground for learning to function as a high performance team.
Published on 15 Nov, 2011