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The Coaching Kaleidoscope free pdf This book deals with how coaching interventions can drive a journey of transformational change at individual, team, and organizational levels. As a result, coaching interventions serve to create more reflective people, who in turn, create better organizations. The group coaching methodology, used by the INSEAD Global Leadership Center (IGLC) and adopted by the Center for Leadership Development Research (CLDR) at the European School of Technology and Management (ESMT), Berlin, is the basis for developing the theoretical assumptions behind the chapters. Through sharing research methodologies, and describing intervention and change techniques used in the leadership development and education of executive coaches, the book sheds light on how the 'magic' of coaching works, what coaches actually do, and how their clients respond. This book is a joint project between the IGLC and the CLDR. In compiling it, we have involved academics who conduct research, teach, and consult- leadership development coaches- change consultants- and executives who adopted IGLC methods for reflection on leadership development opportunities and challenges. We have also included people who have experienced IGLC methods in the process of their developmental journeys. They have collaborated, consulted their research and practice notes, analyzed data from inquiry projects, and shared their personal experiences in individual essays.

About Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries

MANFRED KETS DE VRIES is The Raoul de Vitry d'Avaucourt Chaired Professor of Leadership Development and the Clinical Professor of Leadership at INSEAD, France, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi. He is also the Distinguished Professor of Leadership at the European School of Management and Technology in Berlin (ESMT), Germany. In addition he has held professorships at McGill University, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, Montreal and the Harvard Business School. Kets de Vries is a founding member, and since 2009 a Lifetime Distinguished Member, of the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations. The Financial Times, Le Capital, Wirtschaftswoche, The Economist, and the New York Times have judged him one of the world's leading thinkers on leadership. He is the author, co-author or editor of over 30 books and more than 300 articles. His books and articles have been translated into 29 languages. He is a member of seventeen editorial boards. Kets de Vries has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Management. He has received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to leadership research by the International Leadership Association. Kets de Vries has been included in the Top 50 Management Thinkers 2009. LAURA GUILLEN is an Assistant Professor at ESMT, European School of Management and Technology in Berlin, Germany. Prior to joining ESMT, she was the recipient of a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship for post-doctoral studies within the 7th European Community Framework programme, from the European Commission (2008-1010), during which she conducted research at INSEAD. Her research interests are emotional intelligence, leadership development, motivation to lead, identity change, coaching, and social science methods. She is member of the Research Center for Leadership at ESADE and the Research Group on Survey Research and Applied Statistic of the European Social Survey and research fellow with the INSEAD Global Leadership Center. Laura is a senior consultant with Endalia (Spain) where she worked on executive development, coaching and leadership. She received her Ph.D. from ESADE (Barcelona, Spain) on organizational studies (specialization on organizational behaviour). She holds an undergraduate and MBA degree in Business Administration from ESADE and has studied Psychology (UNED, Madrid, Spain). KONSTANTIN KOROTOV is Associate Professor at ESMT, European School of Management and Technology in Berlin, Germany, and a senior researcher fellow and executive coach with the INSEAD Global Leadership Center in Fontainebleau, France. In addition to his academic work, he has over 15 years of practical leadership development experience in Europe, North and South America, and Asia. Konstantin received his PhD in Management (Organizational Behavior) at INSEAD. Konstantin currently conducts research on leadership development, leadership coaching, and executive education. He has authored, co-authored or edited numerous books, articles, columns, and special issues of journals on the subjects of leadership, careers, and executive education. As an expert on leadership and management in Russia and post-Soviet economies, Konstantin also conducts research on leadership styles of business elite and emerging leaders in the region. ELIZABETH FLORENT-TREACY, INSEAD Global Leadership Centre Associate Director, Research leads a team that explores the following themes: leadership development group coaching- global leadership- global organizations- corporate and organizational culture- American, French and Russian business practices- family business issues (governance, succession, strategy)- entrepreneurial leadership- cross-cultural management- women and global leadership- cultural aspects of mergers and acquisitions- transformational leadership- expatriate executives and families- and the psychodynamic approach to career and leadership development executive education programs. In addition, the IGLC research team develops 360 leadership survey instruments for use in executive coaching for individuals, teams, and organizations- and works with IGLC faculty to create innovative content and methods for IGLC leadership development modules and programs. Elizabeth has over written 20 case studies, six of which won top case writing awards. She has co-authored or authored 25 articles, working papers and book chapters, and co-authored five books on leadership and family business topics. She holds degrees in Sociology (BA), Organizational Development (MA), and a Diploma in Clinical Organizational Psychology (INSEAD, magna cum laude).

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Author : Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 07 July 2010
ISBN : 0230239986
EAN : 9780230239982
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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