This book aims to enrich the knowledge and toolkit of executive coaches and help them on their development path towards mastery. Edited by three leading practitioners, it brings together the expertise of an international range of Master Coaches, and provides evidence-based practical chapters across a broad range of topics, including contracting, ethical dilemmas, coaching board members and non-executive directors, and the use of psychometrics.
Mastering Executive Coaching will be essential reading for executive coaches, consultants and trainers who are looking to develop their practice. It will also be highly relevant for Masters-level students of coaching and coaching psychology.
Table of Contents
List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Section 1: Mastering themes; 1.Mastering executive coaching Jonathan Passmore, Brian Underhill and Marshall Goldsmith 2. Mastering contracting Eve Turner and Peter Hawkins; 3. Mastering ethics Eve Turner and Jonathan Passmore 4. Mastering evaluation; Rebecca Jones and Brian Underhill; Section 2: Delivering value to clients; 5. Delivering behavioral change; Rebecca Turner, Howard Morgan, and Charles Story; 6: Delivering organizational change Mary Wayne Bush and John L. Bennett; 7: Delivering value through exploring meaning, purpose, values and strengths Ole Michael Spaten and Suzy Green; 8. Delivering value to the organization Doug Riddle; 9: Delivering value through Cross Cultural team coaching Philippe Rosinski; Section 3: Contemporary challenges; 10. Internally resourced coaching; David Clutterbuck and Colm Murphy; 11. Centralizing coaching provision Brain Underhill; 12. Coaching leaders towards improved health and wellbeing Tim Anstiss and Margaret Moore; 13. Challenging Executives Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries & Caroline Rook; 14: Supervision Damian Goldvarg and Jonathan Passmore; Case Studies; 15. Case Study: Walmart Josh Rogers; 16. Case study: IKEA Anja Lindberg; 17. Case Study: Coaching Academy of the University of Birmingham (UK) Christian van Nieuwerburgh, Ryan Sharman and Andrew Ktoris; 18. Genentech Case Study Chris Pollino and Kimcee McAnally; Index
Jonathan Passmore is an internationally recognized chartered psychologist and multi-award-winning coach. He has held board level roles in public, private and not-for-profit organizations, and has worked for PWC, IBM and was managing director of Embrion, a psychology consulting company working in the oil and gas sector. He is professor of psychology at the University of Evora, Portugal and director of the Henley Centre for Coaching, Henley Business School.
Brian O. Underhill is an industry-recognized expert in the design and management of worldwide executive coaching implementations. He is the author of Executive Coaching for Results: The Definitive Guide to Developing Organizational Leaders and founder of CoachSource, the world’s largest executive coaching provider, with over 1,100 coaches in 100 countries. Brian’s executive coaching work has successfully focused on helping clients achieve positive, measurable, long-term change in leadership behavior.
Marshall Goldsmith is a world-renowned business educator and coach. He has been recognized every year for the past four years as one of the "Top 10 Business Thinkers in the World" and a top-rated executive coach by Thinkers50. He is the author or editor of 35 books, which have sold more than two million copies, been translated into 30 languages, and become bestsellers in 12 countries.