John Bennett/ April 15, 2024/ Development, Leadership, Resources

Recommended Coaching Books & Articles | Updated April, 2024

This is a curated list of books and articles related to coaching. Most of the references are from 2010 or later and represent a combination of academic and practitioner-oriented publications. These recommended coaching books & articles are organized into categories: adult development, change, coaching skills (asking powerful questions, listening for understanding, and providing feedback), executive coaching, group and teams, practice development and management.

Adult Development

Berger, J. G. (2012). Changing on the job: Developing leaders for a complex world. Stanford University Press.         

Berger, J. G., & Johnston, K. (2015). Simple habits for complex times: Powerful practices for leaders. Stanford Business Books.     

Hudson, F. M. (1999). The adult years: Mastering the art of self-renewal (Rev. ed.). Jossey-Bass.       

McAdams, D. P., & Bowman, P. J. (2001). Narrating life’s turning points: Redemption and contamination. In D. P. McAdams, R. Josselson, & A. Lieblich (Eds.), Turns in the road: Narrative studies of lives in transition (pp. 3-34). American Psychological Association.            

McAdams, D. P., & de St. Aubin, E. (Eds.). (1998). Generativity and adult development: How and why we care for the next generation. American Psychological Association.   

McAdams, D. P., Hart, H. M., & Maruna, S. (1998). The anatomy of generativity. In D. P. McAdams & E. de St. Aubin (Eds.), Generativity and adult development: How and why we care for the next generation (pp. 7-43). American Psychological Association.         

Kegan, R. (1982). The evolving self: Problem and process in human development. Harvard University Press.           

Kegan, R. (1994). In over our heads: The mental demands of modern life. Harvard University Press.Kegan, R. (2003). Hidden curriculum of adult life: An adult developmental perspective. Stockholm University, Department of Education.


Clancy, A. L., & Binkert, J. (2017). Pivoting: A coach’s guide to igniting substantial change. Palgrave.                       

Conner, D. R. (1992). Managing at the speed of change: How resilient managers succeed and prosper where others fail. Villard Books.               

Connolly, P. (2006). Navigating the organizational lifecycle: A capacity-building guide for nonprofit leaders. BoardSource.           

Cooperrider, D. L., Whitney, D., & Stavros, J. M. (2003). Appreciative inquiry handbook: The first in a series of AI workbooks for leaders of change (Premium Edition ed.). Lakeshore Publishers.      

Crosby, G. (2021). Planned change: Why Kurt Lewin’s social science is still best practice for business results, change management, and human progress. Routledge. 

David, S. (2016). Emotional agility: Get unstuck, embrace change, and thrive in work and life. New York, NY.                      

deGeus, A. (2002). The living company: Habits for survival in a turbulent business environment. Harvard Business School Press.             

Duhigg, C. (2012). The power of habit: Why we do what we do in life and business. Random House. 

Gallos, J. V. (Ed.). (2006). Organization development: A Jossey-Bass reader. Jossey-Bass.         

Gibbons, P. (2015). The science of successful organizational change: How leaders set strategy, change behavior, and create an agile culture. Pearson Education.               

Grady, V. M., & Grady, J. D. (2013). The pivot point: Success in organizational change. James Morgan Publishing.               

Grant, A. (2016). Originals: How nonconformists move the world. Viking.          

Grant, A. M. (2010). It Takes Time: A Stages of Change Perspective on the Adoption of Workplace Coaching Skills [Article]. Journal of Change Management, 10(1), 61-77.   

Grant, D., & Marshak, R. J. (2011). Toward a discourse-centered understanding of organizational change. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 47(2), 204-235.                         

Heath, C., & Heath, D. (2010). Switch: How to change things when change is hard. Broadway Books.            

Heffernan, M. (2011). Willful blindness: Why we ignore the obvious at our peril. Bloombury. 

Heffernan, M. (2015). Beyond measure: The big impact of small changes. TED Books.             

Heffernan, M. (2020). Uncharted: How uncertainty can power change. Simon & Schuster UK.            

Herold, D. M., & Fedor, D. B. (2010). Change the way you lead change: Leadership strategies that REALLY workStanford Business Books.        

Higgs, M., & Rowland, D. (2011). What does it take to implement change successfully? A study of the behaviors of successful leaders. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 47(3), 309-335.              

Holman, P., Devane, T., & Cady, S. (Eds.). (2007). The change handbook: The definitive resource on today’s best methods for engaging whole systems (Second, Revised and Expanded ed.). Berrett-Koehler.  

Jaques, E. (2006). Requisite organization: A total system for effective managerial organization and managerial leadership for the 21st century (Revised Second Edition Memorial ed.). Carson Hall & Co.         

Johansen, B. (2017). The new leadership literacies: Thriving in a future of extreme disruption and distributed everything. Berrett-Koehler Publishers.     

Johnson, B. (1996). Polarity management: Identifying and managing unsolvable problems. HRD Press.                    

Jones, B. B., & Brazzel, M. (Eds.). (2014). The NTL handbook of organization development and change (Second ed.). Wiley.          

Kegan, R., & Lahey, L. (2009). Immunity to change: How to overcome it and unlock the potential in yourself and your organization. Harvard Business School Press.                     

Kotter, J. P. (2007). Leading change: Why transformation efforts fail. Harvard Business Review (January), 96-103.           

Kotter, J. P., & Cohen, D. S. (2002). The heart of change: Real-life stories of how people change their organizations. Harvard Business School Press.             

Kubler-Ross, E. (1969). On death and dying. Macmillan Publishing.                   

Larkin, T., & Larkin, S. (1994). Communicating change: Winning employee support for new business goals. McGraw-Hill, Inc.                   

Lawler, E. E., & Worley, C. G. (2006). Built to change: How to achieve sustained organizational effectiveness. John Wiley & Sons. 

Marshak, R. J. (2006). Covert processes at work: Managing the five hidden dimensions of organizational change. Berrett-Koehler.           

Maurer, R. (1996). Beyond the wall of resistance: Unconventional strategies that build support for change. Bard Books, Inc.                     

McChesney, C., Covey, S., & Huling, J. (2012). The 4 disciplines of execution: Achieving your wildly important goals. Simon & Schuster.               

Miller, F. A., Biggs, M. E., & Katz, J. H. (2022). Change champions: A dialogic approach to creating an inclusive culture. BMI Publishing. 

Passarelli, A. M., Moore, S., & Van Oosten, E. B. (2022). How leaders and their coaches describe outcomes of coaching for intentional change. Consulting Psychology Journal, 74(4), 329–346.      

Passmore, J., Underhill, B. O., & Goldsmith, M. (Eds.). (2019). Mastering executive coaching. Routledge.

Ratiu, L., & Baban, A. (2012). Executive coaching as a change process: An analysis of the readiness for coaching [Article]. Cognition, Brain, Behavior: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 16(1), 139-164.                

Senge, P. M., Roberts, C., Ross, R. B., Smith, B. J., & Kleiner, A. (1994). The fifth discipline fieldbook: Strategies and tools for building a learning organization. Doubleday.     

Sonenshein, S. (2010). We’re changing–or are we? Untangling the role or progressive, regressive, and stability narratives during strategic change implementation. Academy of Management Journal, 53(3), 477-512.     

Stavros, J., Cooperrider, D., & Kelley, D. L. (2007). SOAR: A new approach to strategic planning. In P. Holman, T. Devane, & S. Cady (Eds.), The change handbook: The definitive resource on today’s best methods for engaging whole systems (pp. 375-). Berrett-Koehler.                     

Swisher, V. V. (2012). Becoming an agile leader: Know what to do…when you don’t know what to do. Lominger International: A Korn/Ferry Company.       

Tatum, B. D. (1997). Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria? Basic Books.           

Thomas, D., & Brown, J. S. (2011). A new culture of learning: Cultivating the imagination for a world of constant change. Create Space. 

Thomas, R. E., & Pirtle, J. (2010). Developing Leaders: An Analysis of the Efficacy of Executive Coaching [Article]. Leadership & Organizational Management Journal, 2010(3), 106-112.    

Ulrich, D., Carter, L., Goldsmith, M., Bolt, J., & Smallwood, N. (Eds.). (2003). The change champion’s fieldguide: Strategies and tools for leading change in your organization. Best Practice Publications.

Wilson, T. D. (2011). Redirect: The surprising new science of psychological change. Little, Brown Publishing.          

Worley, C. G., Williams, T., & Lawler, E. E. (2014). The agility factor: Building adaptable organizations for superior performance. Jossey-Bass.             

Yu, H. (2018). Leap: How to thrive in a world where everything can be copied. Public Affairs.            

Zolli, A. (2012). Resilience: Why things bounce back. Free Press.

Coaching Skills

Asking Powerful Questions

Berger, W. (2014). A more beautiful question: The power of inquiry to spark breakthrough ideas. Bloomsbury.      

Berger, W. (2018). The book of beautiful questions. Bloomsbury Publishing.    

Brookfield, S. D., & Preskill, S. (2016). The discussion book: 50 great ways to get people talking. Jossey-Bass.         

Dolot, A. (2018). Non-directive communication techniques in the coaching process. International Journal of Contemporary Management, 17(3), 77-100. 

Fadem, T. J. (2009). The art of asking: Ask better questions, get better answers. Pearson Education. 

Isaksen, S. G., Dorval, K. B., & Treffinger, D. J. (2011). Creative approaches to problem solving: A framework for innovation and change (Third ed.). Sage.   

Mahnke, A. (2017, May 1, 2017). Lore In Episode 59: A deep fear. A. Mahnke.         

Marquardt, M. J., & Tiede, B. (2023). Leading with questions: How leaders find the right solutions by knowing what to ask (3rd ed.). Jossey-Bass.             

Morgan, N., & Saxton, J. (2006). Asking better questions (2nd ed.). Pembroke Publishers.


Baker, L., & Watson, K. (2000). Listen up: How to improve relationships, reduce stress, and be more productive by using the power of listening. St. Martin’s.         

Bolton, R. (1979). People skills: How to assert yourself, listen to others, and resolve conflicts. Simon & Schuster.     

Burley-Allen, M. (1995). Listening: The forgotten skill (Second ed.). John Wiley & Sons.         

Carkhuff, R. R. (2009). The art of helping (9th ed.). Possibilities Publishing.     

Carkhuff, R. R. (2009). The student workbook for the art of helping (9th ed.). Human Resource Development Press.         

Coles, R. (1989). The call of stories: Teaching and the moral imagination. Houghton Mifflin Company.         

de Haan, E. (2014). Back to basics III: On inquiry, the groundwork of coaching and consulting. International Coaching Psychology Review, 9(1), 81-91.

Donoghue, P. J., & Siegel, M. E. (2005). Are you really listening? Keys to successful communication. Sorin Books.     

Headley, J. (2014). Its not about the nail. YouTube.          

Kline, N. (1999). Time to think: LIstening to ignite the human mind. Cassell Illustrated.          

Kratz, D. M., & Kratz, A. R. (1995). Effective listening skills. McGraw Hill.          

Lawrence, P., Hill, S., Priestland, A., Forrestal, C., Rommerts, F., Hyslop, I., & Manning, M. (2019). The Tao of Dialogue. Routledge.         

Minehart, R., Symon, B. B., & Rock, L. K. (2022). What’s your listening style? Harvard Business Review.      

Murphy, K. (2019). You’re not listening: What you’re missing and why it matters. Celadon.   

Ripley, R., & Watson, K. (2014, May). We’re learning–are you listening. Chief Learning Officer.        

Simpson, M. K. (2020). Unlocking potential: 7 coaching skills that transform individuals, teams, and organizations (Second ed.). Amazon Publishing.     

Treasure, J. (2011, 2011). 5 ways to listen better. TEDGlobal 2011.

Providing Feedback

Bender, C. (2022). The crucial role of employee feedback in slowing the great resignation. Human Resource Executive.Retrieved February 20, 2023   

Bozer, G., & Joo, B.-K. (2015). The effects of coachee characteristics and coaching relationships on feedback receptivity and self-awareness in executive coaching. International Leadership Journal, 7(3), 36-58.        

Bozer, G., Sarros, J. C., & Santora, J. C. (2013). The role of coachee characteristics in executive coaching for effective sustainability. Journal of Management Development, 32(3), 277-294.          

Bracken, D. W., & Rose, D. S. (2011). When does 360-degree feedback create behavior change? And how would we know it when it does? Journal of Business Psychology, 26, 183-192          

Braddy, P. W., Sturm, R. E., Atwater, L. E., Smither, J. W., & Fleenor, J. W. (2013). Validating the feedback orientation scale in a leadership development context. Organization Management, 38(6), 690-716.        

Coultas, C. W., Bedwell, W. L., Burke, C. S., & Salas, E. (2011). Values sensitive coaching: The DELTA approach to coaching culturally diverse executives. Consulting psychology journal: Practice and research, 63(3), 149-161.       

DelGiudice, M. J., Yanovsky, B., & Finn, S. E. (2014). Personality assessment and feedback practices among executive coaches: In search of a paradigm. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice & Research, 66(3), 155-172.           

DeMeuse, K. P. (2017). Learning agility: Its evolution as a psychological construct and its empirical relationship to leader success. Consulting Psychology: Practice and Research, 69(4), 267-295.                      

Drago-Severson, E., & Blum-DeStefano, J. (2016). Tell me so I can hear you: A developmental approach to feedback for educators. Harvard University Press.       

Gregory, J. B. (2015). Using feedback in organizational consulting. American Psychological Association.     

Gregory, J. B., Beck, J. W., & Carr, A. E. (2011). Goals, feedback, and self-regulation: Control theory as a natural framework for executive coaching. Consulting psychology journal: Practice and research, 63(1), 26-38.             

Linderbaum, B. A., & Levy, P. E. (2010). The development and validation of the Feedback Orientation Scale (FOS). Journal of Management, 36(6), 1372-1405.    

llison, L. J., Steelman, L. A., Young, S. F., & Riordan, B. G. (2022). Setting the stage: Feedback environment improves outcomes for a 360-degree-feedback leader-development program. Consulting Psychology Journal, 74(4), 363–382.                   

Lombardo, M. M., & Eichinger, R. W. (2009). FYI for your improvement: A guide for development and coaching. Lominger International.           

London, M. (2003). Job feedback: Giving, seeking, and using feedback for performance improvement. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.      

London, M., & Smither, J. W. (2002). Feedback orientation, feedback culture, and the longitudinal performance management process. Human Resource Management Review, 12, 81-100.            

Mone, E., Eisinger, C., Guggenheim, K., Price, B., & Stine, C. (2011). Performance management at the wheel: Driving employee engagement in organizations. Journal of Business Psychology, 26, 205-212.                    

Passmore, J. (Ed.). (2013). Psychometrics in coaching: Using psychological and psychometric tools for development (2nd ed.). Kogan Page.        

Schwarz, R. (2013). Giving feedback: The “Sandwich Approach” undermines your feedback Harvard Business Review. Retrieved February 16, 2023   

Scott, K. (2017). Radical candor: How to get what you want by saying what you mean (Fully Revised & Updated ed.). Pan Books.           

Smither, J. W., London, M., Flautt, R., Vargas, Y., & Kucine, I. (2003). Can working with an executive coach improve multisource feedback ratings over time? A quasi-experimental field study. Personnel Psychology, 23-44.      

Steelman, L. A., & Wolfeld, L. (2018). The manager as coach: The role of feedback orientation. Journal of Business and Psychology, 33(1), 41-53.                        

Stone, D., & Heen, S. (2014). Thanks for the feedback: The science and art of receiving feedback well. Viking.          

ten Cate, O. T. J. (2013). Why receiving feedback collides with self determination. Advances in Health Science Education, 18, 845–849.                         

Vukotich, G. (2010). The 360 process. OD Practitioner, 22(3), 24-29.                

Weiss, J. A., & Merrigan, M. (2021). Employee coachability: New insights to increase employee adaptabiliy, performance, and promotability in organizations. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching & Mentoring,19(1), 121-136.

Executive Coaching

Bachkirova, T. (2011). Developmental coaching: Working with the self. Open University Press.         

Bachkirova, T., Spence, G., & Drake, D. (Eds.). (2017). The SAGE handbook of coaching. Sage Reference.      

Bax, J., Negrutiu, M., & Calota, T.-O. (2011). Coaching: A Philosophy, Concept, Tool and Skill [Article]. Journal of Knowledge Management, Economics & Information Technology, 1(7), 320-328.       

Bennett, J. L. (2024). The manager’s guide to coaching for change. De Gruyter.

Bennett, J. L., & Bush, M. W. (2013). Executive coaching: An emerging role for management consultants. In A. F. Buono (Ed.), Exploring the professional identity of management consultants (pp. 281-299). Information Age Publishing.           

Bennett, J. L., & Bush, M. W. (2014). Coaching for change. Routledge.                

Bond, A. S., & Naughton, N. (2011). The role of coaching in managing leadership transitions [Article]. International Coaching Psychology Review, 6(2), 165-179.           

Bozer, G., Joo, B.-K., & Santora, J. C. (2015). Executive coaching: Does coach-coachee matching based on similarity really matter? Coaching Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 67(3), 218-233.        

Bozer, G., & Sarros, J. C. (2012). Examining the effectiveness of executive coaching on coachees’ performance in the Israeli context. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, 10(1), 14-32.          

Bozer, G., Sarros, J. C., & Santora, J. C. (2013). The role of coachee characteristics in executive cocahing for effective sustainability. Journal of Management Development, 32(3), 277-294.            

Bozer, G., Sarros, J. C., & Santora, J. C. (2014). Academic background and credibility in executive coaching effectiveness. Personnel Review, 43(6).             

Brill, P., & Sloan, K. (2011). Peak performance for the political leader [Article]. Journal of Leadership Studies, 5(1), 76-83.          

Browde, B. (2011). Coaching political leaders: Can coaching be used to improve the quality of executive-level government? [Article]. Journal of Leadership Studies, 5(1), 71-75.                  

Bush, M. W., & Bennett, J. L. (2018). Organization development in action: Values-based coaching. In D. W. Jamieson, A. H. Church, & J. D. Vogelsang (Eds.), Enacting values-based change: Organization development in action (pp. 239-263). Palgrave Macmillan.            

Cavanagh, M., Grant, A. M., & Kemp, T. (Eds.). (2005). Evidence-based coaching: Theory, research and practice from the behavioural sciences (Vol. 1). Australian Academic Press.        

Cerni, T., Curtis, G. J., & Colmar, S. H. (2010). Executive coaching can enhance transformational leadership [Article]. International Coaching Psychology Review, 5(1), 81-85.      

Chandler, M. M., Roebuck, D. B., Swan, W. W., & Brock, S. J. (2011). Perceptions and outcomes of a managerial coaching certificate program: Educational leaders vs. business leaders [Article]. Journal of Leadership Studies, 5(2), 43-53.          

Chapman, L. (2010). Integrated experiential coaching: Becoming an executive coach. Karnac.            

Chinn, A., Richmond, J., & Bennett, J. L. (2015). Walking a mile in an executive’s shoes: The influence of shared client/coach experience on goal achievement. International Coaching Psychology Review, 10(2), 149-160.

Conte, A., & Curren, T. (2010). Leadership Coaching Tip [Article]. Integral Leadership Review, 10(5), 1-5.  

Coultas, C. W., Bedwell, W. L., Burke, C. S., & Salas, E. (2011). Values sensitive coaching: The DELTA approach to coaching culturally diverse executives. Consulting psychology journal: Practice and research, 63(3), 149-161.       

Coutu, D., Kauffman, C., Charan, R., Peterson, D. B., Maccoby, M., Scoular, P. A., & Grant, A. M. (2009). What Can Coaches Do for You? [Article]. Harvard Business Review, 87(1), 91-97.      

Cox, E. (2011). Editorial [Article]. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching & Mentoring, 9(2), 1-1.           

Dagley, G. (2010). Exceptional executive coaches: Practices and attributes. International Coaching Psychology Review, 5(1), 63-80.       

Dagley, G. R. (2010). Exceptional executive coaches: Practices and attributes [Article]. International Coaching Psychology Review, 5(1), 63-80.            

Dattner, B. (2005, June 20, 2005). Three roles executive coaches should avoid.       

de Haan, E. (2012). Back to basics II: How the research on attachment and reflective—self function is relevant for coaches and consultants today. International Coaching Psychology Review, 7(2), 194-209.           

De Haan, E. (2019). Critical moments in executive coaching. Routledge.            

De Haan, E. (2019). A systematic review of the qualitative studies in workplace and executive coaching: The emergence of a body of research. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice & Research, 71(4), 227-248.     

De Haan, E., Bertie, C., Day, A., & Sills, C. (2010). Clients’ Critical Moments of Coaching: Toward a “Client Model” of Executive Coaching [Article]. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 9(4), 607-621. 

de Haan, E., Bertie, C., Day, A., & Sills, C. (2010). Critical moments of clients and coaches: A direct-comparison study [Article]. International Coaching Psychology Review, 5(2), 109-128.          

De Haan, E., Molan, J., & Nilsson, V. O. (2020). New findings on the effectiveness of the coaching relationship: Time to think differently about active ingredients? Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice & Research, 72(3), 155–167.       

De Meuse, K. P., Guangrong, D., & Lee, R. J. (2009). Evaluating the effectiveness of executive coaching: beyond ROI? [Article]. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice, 2(2), 117-134.     

Denton, A. (2013). 101 days to succeed [Opinion]. Chemistry & Industry, 77(3), 44-44.          

Drake, D. B. (2011). What do coaches need to know? Using the Mastery Window to assess and develop expertise [Article]. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice, 4(2), 138-155.     

Ellam-Dyson, V., & Palmer, S. (2011). Leadership Coaching? No thanks, I’m not worthy [Article]. Coaching Psychologist,7(2), 108-117.           

Ely, K., Boyce, L., Nelson, J. K., Zaccaro, S. J., Hernez-Broome, G., & Whyman, W. (2010). Evaluating leadership coaching: A review and integrated framework. Leadership Quarterly, 21, 585-599.                

Foster, S. L., & Lloyd, P. J. (2007). Positive psychology principles applied to consulting psychology at the individual and group level. Consulting psychology journal: Practice and research, 59(1), 30-40. 

Freedman, A. M., & Perry, J. A. (2010). Executive consulting under pressure: A case study. Consulting psychology journal: Practice and research, 62(3), 189-202.                     

Fusco, T., Palmer, S., & O’Riordan, S. (2011). Can Coaching Psychology help develop Authentic Leaders? Part Two. Coaching Psychologist, 7(2), 127-131. 

Gehlert, K. M., Ressler, T. H., Anderson, N. H., & Swanson, N. M. (2013). A method to improve the coach-participant match in executive coaching. Coaching Psychologist, 9(2), 78-85. 

Gentry, W. A. (2010). Review of ‘Executive coaching: Building and managing your professional practice’. Personnel Psychology, 63(4), 1080-1083. 

Glover, J. (2011). The Business Coaching Toolkit: Top 10 Strategies for Solving the Toughest Dilemmas Facing Organizations [Book Review]. Business Communication Quarterly, 74(2), 226-229.                     

Goldsmith, M., Lyons, L. S., & McAurthur, S. (Eds.). (2012). Coaching for leadership: Writings on leadership from the world’s greatest coaches (Third ed.). Pfeiffer.  

Good, D., Yeganeh, B., & Yeganeh, R. (2010). Cognitive Behavioral Executive Coaching [Article]. OD Practitioner, 42(3), 18-23.              

Grant, A. M. (2010). It Takes Time: A Stages of Change Perspective on the Adoption of Workplace Coaching Skills [Article]. Journal of Change Management, 10(1), 61-77.  

Grant, A. M. (2012). An integrated model of goal-focused coaching: An evidence-based framework for teaching and practice. International Coaching Psychology Review, 7(2), 146-165.          

Grant, A. M., Green, L. S., & Rynsaardt, J. (2010). Developmental coaching for high school teachers: Executive coaching goes to school. Consulting psychology journal: Practice and research, 62(3), 151-168.         

Grant, A. M., & Hartley, M. (2013). Developing the leader as coach: Insights, strategies and tips for embedding coaching skills in the workplace. Coaching: An international journal of theory, research and practice, 6(2), 102-115.     

Gray, D. E. (2011). Journeys towards the professionalisation of coaching: dilemmas, dialogues and decisions along the global pathway [Article]. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice, 4(1), 4-19.             

Gray, D. E., Ekinci, Y., & Goregaokar, H. (2011). Coaching SME managers: business development or personal therapy? A mixed methods study [Article]. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 22(4), 863-882.       

Gray, D. E., Ekinci, Y., & Goregaokar, H. (2011). A five‐dimensional model of attributes: Some precursors of executive coach selection. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 19(4), 415-428.

Gray, D. E., Gabriel, Y., & Goregaokar, H. (2014). Coaching unemployed managers and professionals through the trauma of unemployment: Derailed or undaunted? Management Learning, 1-18.      

Gray, D. E., & Goregaokar, H. (2010). Choosing an executive coach: The influence of gender on the coach-coachee matching process. Management Learning, 41(5), 525–544.       

Gregory, J. B., Beck, J. W., & Carr, A. E. (2011). Goals, feedback, and self-regulation: Control theory as a natural framework for executive coaching. Consulting psychology journal: Practice and research, 63(1), 26-38. 

Gregory, J. B., & Levy, P. E. (2011). It’s not me, it’s you: A multilevel examination of variables that impact employee coaching relationships. Consulting psychology journal: Practice and research, 63(2), 67-88.       

Hagen, M. (2010). The wisdom of the coach: A review of managerial coaching in the Six Sigma context [Article]. Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, 21(8), 791-798.                     

Handin, K., & Steinwedel, J. S. (2006). Developing global leaders: Executive coaching targets cross-cultural competencies [Article]. Global Business & Organizational Excellence, 26(1), 18-28.                     

Hayden, V. C. (2013). Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered [Article]. Journal of Financial Planning, 26(10), 40-40.                      

Hicks, R., & McCracken, J. (2013). Creating Interpersonal Power [Article]. Physician Executive, 39(5), 82-84.                     

Ianiro, P. M., & Kauffeld, S. (2014). Take care what you bring with you: How coaches’ mood and interpersonal behavior affect coaching success. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice & Research, 66(3), 231-257.     

Ives, Y. (2013). Coaching Understood: A pragmatic inquiry into the coaching process [Book Review]. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching & Mentoring, 11(1), 179-180.      

Iveson, C., George, E., & Ratner, H. (2012). Brief coaching: A solution focused approach. Routledge. 

Jones, R. J., Woods, S. A., & Guillaume, Y. R. F. (2015). The effectiveness of workplace coaching: A meta-analysis of learning and performance outcomes from coaching. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.      

Joo, B.-K., Sushko, J. S., & McLean, G. N. (2012). Multiple Faces of Coaching: Manager-as-coach, Executive Coaching, and Formal Mentoring [Article]. Organization Development Journal, 30(1), 19-38.         

Jowett, S., Kanakoglou, K., & Passmore, J. (2012). The application of the 3+1 Cs relationship model in executive coaching. Journal of Consulting Psychology: Practice and Research, 64(3), 183-197.         

Jowett, S., O’Broin, A., & Palmer, S. (2010). On understanding the role and significance of a key two-person relationship in sport and executive coaching [Article]. Sport & Exercise Psychology Review, 6(2), 19-30. 

Kahn, M. S. (2011). Coaching on the Axis: An integrative and systemic approach to business coaching [Article]. International Coaching Psychology Review, 6(2), 194-210.              

Law, H., & Aquilina, R. (2013). Developing a healthcare leadership coaching model using action research and systems approaches—A case study: Implementing an executive coaching programme to support nurse managers in achieving organisational objectives in Malta. International Coaching Psychology Review, 8(1), 54-71. 

Law, H., Lancaster, B. L., & DiGiovanni, N. (2010). A wider role for coaching psychology — applying transpersonal coaching psychology [Article]. Coaching Psychologist, 6(1), 24-32.

Lennard, D. (2010). Coaching models: A cultural perspective. Routledge.           

Leonard-Cross, E. (2010). Developmental coaching: Business benefit‚ fact or fad? An evaluative study to explore the impact of coaching in the workplace. International Coaching Psychology Review, 5(1), 36-47. 

Mathieu, A., & Pousa, C. (2011). Does supervisory coaching behaviour reduce salespeople’s lies? [Article]. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching & Mentoring, 9(1), 16-28.

Middleberg, T. (2012). Transformational executive coaching: A relationship-based model for sustained change. River Grove Books.        

Moen, F. (2011). Executive coaching and the effect on causal attribution. International Journal of Coaching in Organizations,8(2), 90-103.                 

Moore, K. L. (2012). Building a robustness against ageism: The potential role of coaching and coaching psychology. The Coaching Psychologist, 8(1), 12-19. 

Myers, A. C., & Bachkirova, T. (2018). Towards a process-based typology of workplace coaching: An empirical investigation. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice & Research, 70(4), 297-317.                  

Newnham-Kanas, C., Morrow, D., & Irwin, J. D. (2011). Participants’ perceived utility of motivational interviewing using Co-Active Life Coaching skills on their struggle with obesity [Article]. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice, 4(2), 104-122.

Newsom, G., & Dent, E. B. (2011). A Work Behaviour Analysis of Executive Coaches [Article]. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching & Mentoring, 9(2), 1-22.                       

O’Broin, A., & Palmer, S. (2010). Exploring the key aspects in the formation of coaching relationships: Initial indicators from the perspective of the coachee and the coach. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice,3(2), 124-143.                   

Passarelli, A. M., Moore, S., & Van Oosten, E. B. (2022). How leaders and their coaches describe outcomes of coaching for intentional change. Consulting Psychology Journal, 74(4), 329–346.    

Passmore, J. (2010). A grounded theory study of the coachee experience: The implications for training and practice in coaching psychology [Article]. International Coaching Psychology Review, 5(1), 48-62. 

Passmore, J. (Ed.). (2012). Excellence in coaching: The industry guide (2nd ed.). Kogan Page.            

Passmore, J., & Fillery-Travis, A. (2011). A critical review of executive coaching research: a decade of progress and what’s to come [Article]. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice, 4(2), 70-88. 

Passmore, J., Underhill, B. O., & Goldsmith, M. (Eds.). (2019). Mastering executive coaching. Routledge.      

Phillips, P. P., Phillips, J. J., & Edwards, L. A. (2012). Measuring the success of coaching: A step-by-step guide for measuring impact and calculating ROI. American Society for Training & Development.        

Plaister-Ten, J. (2011). Diversity in Coaching: Working with gender, culture, race and age [Book Review]. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching & Mentoring, 9(2), 100-101.        

Ratiu, L., & Baban, A. (2012). Executive coaching as a change process: An analysis of the readiness for coaching [Article]. Cognition, Brain, Behavior: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 16(1), 139-164.    

Reed, J. (2013). A journey between two worlds—Executives and psychologists: A brief comparison. The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 16(1), 11-17.                               

Schwarz, D., & Davidson, A. (2009). Facilitative coaching: A toolkit for expanding your repertoire and achieving lasting results. Pfeiffer.                        

Scriffignano, R. S. (2011). Coaching within organisations: examining the influence of goal orientation on leaders’ professional development [Article]. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice, 4(1), 20-31.       

Segers, J., Vloeberghs, D., Henderickx, E., & Inceoglu, I. (2011). Structuring and Understanding the Coaching Industry: The Coaching Cube [Article]. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 10(2), 204-221.       

Smith, I. M., & Brummer, B. J. (2013). Investigating the role of the active ingredients in executive coaching. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice, 1-15.              

Spence, G. B., & Oades, L. G. (2011). Coaching with self-determination in mind: Using theory to advance evidence-based coaching practice [Article]. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching & Mentoring, 9(2), 37-55.

Stelter, R. (2012). A guide to third generation coaching: Narrative-Collaborative Theory and Practice. Springer.     

Stelter, R., Nielsen, G., & Wikman, J. M. (2011). Narrative-collaborative group coaching develops social capital – a randomised control trial and further implications of the social impact of the intervention [Article]. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice, 4(2), 123-137.           

Stevenson, H. (2010). Paradox: A Gestalt Theory of Change for Organizations [Article]. Gestalt Review, 14(2), 111-126. 

Stybel, L. J. (2013). Acquisitions as a political process: An exploratory analysis of the interaction between CEOs, boards of directors, deal teams, and integration teams. The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 16(2), 107-111.                  

Tavis, A., & Woodward, W. (2024). The digital coaching revolution: How to support employee development with coaching tech. Kogan Page Limited.        

Thomas, R. E., & Pirtle, J. (2010). Developing leaders: An Analysis of the Efficacy of Executive Coaching. Leadership & Organizational Management Journal, 2010(3), 106-112.    

Tooth, J.-A., Nielsen, S., & Armstrong, H. (2013). Coaching effectiveness survey instruments: Taking stock of measuring the immeasurable. Coaching: An international journal of theory, research and practice, 6(2), 137-151.     

Trathen, S. (2011). Executive coaching: Implications for Developing Leaders in the Middle East and Africa [Article]. Career Planning & Adult Development Journal, 27(1), 138-154.                    

Tschannen-Moran, B., & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2010). Evocative coaching: Transforming schools one conversation at a time. Jossey-Bass.       

Vandaveer, V. V., & Frisch, M. H. (2022). Coaching psychology: Catalyzing excellence in organizational leadership. American Psychological Association.   

Walker-Fraser, A. (2011). An HR perspective on executive coaching for organisational learning [Article]. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching & Mentoring, 9(2), 67-79.

Ward, G., van de Loo, E., & ten Have, S. (2014). Psychodynamic group executive coaching: A literature review. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching & Mentoring, 12(1), 63-78.           

Washington, R. (2011). Developmental Coaching: Life Transitions and General Perspectives [Book Review]. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching & Mentoring, 9(2), 96-99.

Wasylyshyn, K. M. (2014). Destined to lead: Executive coaching and lessons for leadership development. Palgrave.                         

Wenson, J. E. (2010). After-coaching leadership skills and their impact on direct reports: recommendations for organizations [Article]. Human Resource Development International, 13(5), 607-616.      

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Groups and Teams

Bell, A. H., & Smith, D. M. (2011). Learning team skills (Second ed.). Prentice Hall.      

Bell, S. T., Brown, S. G., Colaneri, A., & Outland, N. (2018). Team composition and the ABCs of teamwork. American Psychologist, 73(4), 359-362.             

Bellman, G., & Ryan, K. (2009). Extraordinary groups: How ordinary teams achieve amazing results. Jossey-Bass.              

Berne, E. (1964). Games people play. Grove Press.            

Berne, E. (1976). Beyond games and scripts. Grove Press.                       

Britton, J. J. (2010). Effective group coaching: Tried and tested tools and resources for optimum group coaching results. John Wiley & Sons Canada.             

Brown, S. W., & Grant, A. M. (2010). From GROW to GROUP: theoretical issues and a practical model for group coaching in organisations [Article]. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice, 3(1), 30-45.             

Capretta, C. C., Eichinger, R. W., Lombardo, M. M., & Swisher, V. V. (2013). FYI for teams. Lominger International.            

Clutterbuck, D., Turner, T., & Murphy, C. (Eds.). (2022). The team coaching casebook. Open University Press.        

De Haan, E., Bertie, C., Day, A., & Sills, C. (2010). Clients’ Critical Moments of Coaching: Toward a “Client Model” of Executive Coaching [Article]. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 9(4), 607-621.

DeJong, B. A., & Elfring, T. (2010). How does trust affect the performance of ongoing teams? The mediating role of reflexivity, monitoring, and effort. Academy of Management Journal, 53(3), 535-549.            

Derosa, D., & Lepsinger, R. (2010). Virtual team success: A practical guide for working and leading from a distance. Jossey-Bass.                        

Donovan, K. M., & Fluegge-Woolf, E. R. (2015). Under construction: An experiential exercise illustrating elements of work design. Journal of Management Education, 39(2), 276-296.   

Dyer, W. G. (1995). Team building: Current issues and new alternatives (Third ed.). Addison-Wesley.          

Dyer, W. G., Dyer, W. G., Jr., & Dyer, J. H. (2007). Team building: Proven strategies for improving team performance. John Wiley & Sons.            

Engleberg, I. N., & Wynn, D. R. (2010). Working in groups: Communication principles and strategies (Fifth ed.). Allyn & Bacon.   

Feitosa, J., Grossman, R., & Salazar, M. (2018). Debunking key assumptions about teams: The role of culture. American Psychologist, 73(4), 376-389.    

Gastil, J. (2010). The group in society. Sage.                       

Griffith, B. A., & Dunham, E. B. (2015). Working in teams: Moving from high potential to high performance. Sage.              

Hackman, J. R. (2002). Leading teams: Setting the stage for great performances. Harvard Business School Press.   

Hackman, J. R. (2004). What makes for a great team? APA online: Psychological science agenda, 18(6).      

Hackman, J. R. (2011). Collaborative intelligence: Using teams to solve hard problems. Berrett-Koehler.                   

Hawkins, P. (2021). Leadership team coaching: Developing collective transformational leadership (4th ed.). Kogan.          

Hayden, V. C. (2013). Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered [Article]. Journal of Financial Planning, 26(10), 40-40.          

Higgins, M., Young, L., Weiner, J., & Wlodarczyk, S. (2010). Leading teams of leader: What helps team members learning? Kappan, 91(4), 41-45.                         

Kaner, S. (2007). Facilitator’s guide to participatory decision-making (Second ed.). Jossey-Bass.       

Kantor, D. (2012). Reading the room: Group Dynamics for coaches and leaders. Jossey-Bass. 

Lacerenza, C., Marlow, S. L., Tannenbaum, S. I., & Salas, E. (2018). Team development interventions: Evidence-based approaches for improving teamwork. American Psychologist, 73(4), 517-531.                      

Lencioni, P. (2002). The five dysfunctions of a team: A leadership fable. Jossey-Bass.   

Lencioni, P. (2005). Overcoming the five dysfunctions of a team: A field guide for leaders, managers, and facilitators. Jossey-Bass.                       

Leonard, B. (2011). Managing virtual teams. HR Magazine.                    

Levi, D. (2014). Group dynamics for teams (4th ed.). Sage.          

Logan, D., King, J., & Fischer-Wright, H. (2008). Tribal leadership: Leveraging natural groups to buld a thriving organization. Harper Business.             

Loignon, A. C., Woehr, D. J., Thomas, J. S., Loughry, M. L., Ohland, M. W., & Ferguson, D. M. (2017). Facilitating peer evaluation in team contexts: The impact of frame-of-reference rater training. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 16(4), 562-578.                        

Mathieu, J. E., Wolfson, M. A., & Park, S. (2018). The evolution of work team research since Hawthorne. American Psychologist, 73(4), 308-321.                         

Matthews, P. A. (2008). Coaching new teams. In C. Wahl, C. Scriber, & B. Bloomfield (Eds.), On becoming a leadership coach: A holistic approach to coaching excellence. Palgrave McMillan.

Niemela, C., & Lewis, R. (2001). Leading high impact teams: The coach approach to peak performance. High Impact.        

O’Connor, S. A., Studholme, I., & Grant, A. M. (2017). Group coaching in a large complex organisation: Lessons learnt from experience. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching & Mentoring, 15(2).              

Parker, P. (2018). The art of gathering: How we meet and why it matters. Riverhead Books. 

Phillips, K. W., Medin, D., Lee, C. D., Bang, M., Bishop, S., & Lee, D. N. (2014). How diversity works. Scientific American,311(4), 42-47.  

Pinker, S. (2014). The village effect: Why face-to-face contact matters. Atlantic Books.                       

Raes, A. M. L., Heijltjes, M., Glunk, U., & Roe, R. A. (2011). The interface of the top management team and middle managers: A process model. Academy of Management Review, 36(1), 102-126.                        

Roberts-McCabe, G. (2021). Cultivate collective leadership: Five foundations of successful group coaching. TD, (June), 42-47.   

Salas, E., Reyes, D. L., & McDaniel, S. H. (2018). The science of teamwork: Progress, reflections, and the road ahead. American Psychologist, 73(4), 593-600.                     

Schuman, S. (Ed.). (2010). The handbook for working with difficult groups: How they are difficult, why they are difficult, and what you can do about it. Jossey-Bass.

Schwarz, R. (2013). Smart leaders smarter teams: How you and your team get unstuck to get results. Jossey-Bass.                                    

Smith, K. K., & Berg, D. N. (1987). Paradoxes of group life: Understanding conflict, paralysis, and movement in group dynamics. Jossey-Bass.     

Stacey, R. D. (2003). Complexity and group processes: A radically social understanding of individuals. Brunner-Routledge. 

Sutton, A., & Crobach, C. (2022). Improving self-awareness and engagement through group coaching. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching & Mentoring, 20(1), 35-49.×16      

Tannenbaum, S. I., Mathieu, J. E., Salas, E., & Cohen, D. (2012). Teams are changing: Are research and practice evolving fast enough? Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 5(1), 2-24.                     

Thornton, C. (2010). Group and team coaching: The essential guide. Routledge.           

Wageman, R., Hackman, J. R., & Lehman, E. (2005). Team diagnostic survey: Development of an instrument. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 41(4), 373-398.                   

Ward, G., van de Loo, E., & ten Have, S. (2014). Psychodynamic group executive coaching: A literature review. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching & Mentoring, 12(1), 63-78.                       

Wheelan, S. A. (2016). Creating effective teams: A guide for members and leaders (Fifth ed.). Sage.   

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Younger, H. R. (2021). The art of caring leadership: How leading with heart uplifts teams and organizations. Berrett-Koehler Publishers.                     

Ward, G., van de Loo, E., & ten Have, S. (2014). Psychodynamic group executive coaching: A literature review. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching & Mentoring, 12(1), 63-78.

Zofi, Y. (2012). A manager’s guide to virtual teams. American Management Association.

Coaching Practice Development & Management

Biech, E. (1999). The business of consulting: The basics and beyond. Jossey-Bass.         

Block, P. (2000). Flawless consulting: A guide to getting your expertise used (Second ed.). Pfeiffer.   

Kaputa, C. (2005). UR a Brand!: How smart people brand themselves for business success. Davies-Black.      

Khalsa, M., & Illing, R. (2008). Let’s get real or let’s not play: Transforming the buyer/seller relationship (Revised and Expanded ed.). Portfolio.

Lippitt, G., & Lippitt, R. (1986). The consulting process in action (Second ed.). Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer. 

Phillips, J. (2006). How to build a successful consulting practice. McGraw-Hill. 

Weiss, A. (2021). Million-dollar consulting: The professional’s guide to growing a practice. (6th edition). McGraw Hill       

Weiss, A. (2004). Getting started in consulting (Second ed.). John Wiley & Sons.

As always, I’m interested in your thoughts and ideas, so do leave your comments, feedback, and suggestions below.

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