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Coaching in Organizations

  • Randy Chittum

Abstract

IN THE SAME WAYS THAT COACHES and clients come in all shapes and sizes, the environments in which coaching occurs are all different. For the sake of discussion, there is a distinction that needs to be drawn. The first type of coaching is “life” coaching. This type of coaching is more likely to focus on the client’s life ambitions, which may or may not be related to work, career, and leadership success. The second type of coaching is “organizational,” or “leadership” coaching, and it is the focus of this chapter.

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© Christine Wahl, Clarice Scriber, and Beth Bloomfield 2013

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