Transformative Executive Coaching: Considerations for an Expanding Field of Research

Ian Corrie, Ron Lawson

Abstract


Executive coaching is growing in popularity as a methodology for developing leaders in organisations. Drawing on recent experiences of the authors, being both educators and practitioners within the field of higher education and executive coaching, this paper explores how the use of transformative learning in a model of transformative executive coaching can enhance the development of the person (P) being coached, thereby augmenting their working environment (E). The purpose of this article is to consider the potential of transformative learning to increase the effectiveness of executive coaching for coaching practitioners and also consider the potential for further research and implementation within the field of transformative learning.


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coaching; executive; transformative

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