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Coaching for leadership : how the world's greatest coaches help leaders learn
Goldsmith, Marshall.
First edition.
Publication Information:
San Francisco : Jossey Bass/Pfeiffer, [2000]

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xxxvi, 392 pages ; 25 cm
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Today almost all managers and leaders are seeking information on coaching - what it is, what it can do, how to apply it. This book draws on these strands in a single, coherent framework. This guide should be useful for executives in the art of coaching which is easy to do but hard to get right. All the core areas are covered, as well as focus topics such as global leadership, diversity and female executives.

Table of Contents

Laurence S. LyonsMarshall GoldsmithAlyssa M. FreasElizabeth Pinchot and Gifford PinchotEdgar H. ScheinRichard BeckhardRichard J. LeiderJames M. Kouzes and Barry Z. PosnerMarshall Goldsmith and Howard MorganThomas G. CraneDon Grayson and Kerry LarsonChip R. BellDeepak (Dick) SethiBruce LloydRobert WitherspoonDave UlrichJames A. BelascoJulie M. JohnsonLiz Thach and Tom HeinselmanDavid AllenBeverly KayePaul Hersey and Roger ChevalierVictoria Guthrie and John AlexanderAlan FineBert DeckerJudith M. BardwickJoe FolkmanBill Hawkins and Tom PetteyDavid NoerJeremy Solomons and Maya Hu-Chan and Carlos E. Marin and Alastair G. RobertsonRobert M. FulmerR. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr.Nancy J. AdlerMarshall Goldsmith and Iain Somerville and Cathy Greenberg-Walt
Exhibits and Figuresp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xxi
A Personal Notep. xxiii
About the Editorsp. xxv
About the Contributorsp. xxvi
Part 1 Foundations of Coachingp. 1
1. Coaching at the Heart of Strategyp. 3
2. Coaching for Behavioral Changep. 21
3. Coaching Executives for Business Resultsp. 27
4. Roots and Boundaries of Executive Coachingp. 43
5. Coaching and Consultation: Are They the Same?p. 65
Part 2 Role and Identityp. 75
6. Coaching Coachesp. 77
7. The Leadership Mirror: Why Should I Follow You?p. 83
8. When Leaders Are Coachesp. 91
9. Team Building Without Time Wastingp. 103
10. Becoming a Coach for the Teams You Leadp. 111
11. How to Make the Most of the Coaching Relationship for the Person Being Coachedp. 121
12. Mentoring As Partnershipp. 131
13. Coaching from Belowp. 143
14. Leadership and Power: Where Responsibility Makes the Differencep. 149
15. Starting Smart: Clarifying Coaching Goals and Rolesp. 165
Part 3 Moments and Transitionsp. 187
16. Coaching CEO Transitionsp. 189
17. The Coach-Leadership Momentp. 199
18. Learning Strategies for Newly Appointed Leadersp. 209
19. Continuous Improvement in Place of Trainingp. 219
20. Re-Grooving Critical Behaviorp. 231
21. Career Development--Anytime, Anyplacep. 235
Part 4 Practice and Techniques of Coachingp. 245
22. Situational Leadership and Performance Coachingp. 247
23. Processing Advising: An Approach to Coaching for Developmentp. 257
24. Decision Velocity: A Target for Coachingp. 267
25. Coaching Leaders with 3 [times] 3 Feedbackp. 277
26. Interpersonal Techniques for Leadersp. 285
27. Coaching Others to Accept Feedbackp. 299
28. Coaching for Organizational Changep. 307
29. The Big Three Derailment Factors in a Coaching Relationshipp. 317
Part 5 Expanding Situationsp. 325
30. Becoming an Effective Global Leaderp. 327
31. The Stanley International-Latin American Division Case Studyp. 337
32. Coaching in the Midst of Diversityp. 349
33. Coaching Global Executives: Women Succeeding in a World Beyond Herep. 359
34. Coaching Free Agentsp. 369
Referencesp. 375
Contact Informationp. 381
Indexp. 387