Wisdom displayed through leadership: Exploring leadership-related wisdom

Theoretical views of the role of wisdom in leadership have varied over time. While early leaders such as Christ and Confucius were perceived as wise and as great leaders effectiveness and efficiency in promoting organizational performance and profits has become the focus of scholarly discussions of leadership in recent times....

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A method for measuring destructive leadership and identifying types of destructive leaders in organizations

This study describes the development of a measure of the nature of destructive leadership in organizations. We then use scales developed from that measure in a cluster analysis to empirically derive a behavior-based taxonomy of destructive leaders. Data were obtained through a web-based survey that generated 707 respondents....

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Book Chapter: Executive Coaching: A Critical Review and Recommendations for Advancing the Practice

This chapter, Executive coaching: A critical review and recommendations for advancing the practice is written by David Peterson and is part of the APA handbook of industrial and organizational psychology: Vol. 2. Selecting and developing members of the organization (pp. 527-566)....

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Relevant Resources on Self-Determination Theory

Here is a selection of resources relevant on self-determination theory.

Coaching Abrasive Leaders: Using Action Research to Reduce Suffering and Increase Productivity in Organizations

Abrasive leaders rub their coworkers the wrong way. Their words and actions create interpersonal friction friction that grates on subordinates, peers, and even superiors, eroding employee motivation and organizational productivity....

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Recovering from Information Overload

The IOC is pleased to present work published by our Fellows.  This article was published in the McKinsey Quarterly January 2011

Always-on, multitasking work environments are killing productivity, dampening creativity, and making us unhappy.

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Increasing job satisfaction: coaching with evidence-based interventions

Positive psychology offers a number of tools that coaches can use with groups and individuals to raise job satisfaction and engagement....

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Evaluating the effectiveness of executive coaching: beyond ROI?

The popularity of executive coaching has increased dramatically in both the practitioner world and academia during the past decade. However evaluating the effectiveness of coaching has lagged behind. Executive coaching is a multidisciplinary practice and professionals from many different scholarly backgrounds provide coaching services....

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The Coaching Scorecard: a holistic approach to evaluating the benefits of business coaching.

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Can coaching strategies help experts share expertise?

Knowledge is the life-blood of organisations but the larger they grow the more difficult it becomes to share that knowledge and expertise.  The purpose of this qualitative study was to try to establish whether coaching strategies have a part to play in the exploration and transmission of expertise....

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