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Coaching challenging executives

Kets de Vries, M. and Rook, C. (2018) Coaching challenging executives. In: Passmore, J., Underhill, B. and Goldsmith, M. (eds.) Mastering Executive Coaching. Routledge. ISBN 9780815372912 (In Press)

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Abstract/Summary

This book chapter explores the mental health of senior leaders, its impact on the organization, and the role of coaching executives in the workplace. Specifically, we explore four regularly encountered toxic behavior patterns amongst leaders that can derail their organizations. For each personality type, we describe the conditions underlying the behavior pattern, how to recognize the pattern, how to coach individuals who exhibit this pattern, as well as to provide a real live case study to illustrate how coaching can bring about better ways of running their organizations.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Refereed:No
Divisions:Henley Business School > Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour
ID Code:72928
Publisher:Routledge

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