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Transformative Executive Coaching: Considerations for an Expanding Field of Research

  title={Transformative Executive Coaching: Considerations for an Expanding Field of Research},
  author={Ian Corrie and Ronald Lynton. Lawson},
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… Expand
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