Coach and Couch: The Psychology of Making Better Leaders


Title: Coach and Couch: The Psychology of Making Better Leaders
Year: 2007
Authors: Kets de Vries, M., Korotov, K., & Florent-Treacy, E.

This book is an edited volume of essays written by IGLC-INSEAD professors and leadership coaches, on diverse topics relevant to leadership development: academic investigation, pedagogical mastery, consulting experience, and practitioner expertise. The authors draw on their multi-year research, observation, trial-and-error experimentation, and real-life implementation of leadership development processes in business schools and companies, and by leadership coaches and individual executives.

The book presents the essential leadership models and approaches used at IGLC. Through sharing the research methodologies, and describing intervention and change techniques used in leadership development and education of executive coaches, the book contributes to a better understanding of how people become extraordinary leaders, and equips practitioners with ideas and tools for developing executive coaches and working with business leaders.

Keywords: Psychodynamic Approach, Leadership Development, Clinical Paradigm, Group Dynamics
Language: English

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, UK
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ISBN: 9780230506381

Submitted by:
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries

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