Selected Executive Coaching References
The following list of books and articles have especially informed our organizational development practice with respect to executive coaching. We hope you find some that are of benefit to you.
Anthony, W. B. & Wager, J. (1985). Managing your boss. New York: AMACOM.
Argyris, C. (1962). Interpersonal competence and organizational effectiveness. Homewood, IL: Richard D. Irwin.
Argyris, C. (1986). Skilled incompetence. Harvard Business Review, 64, 74-79.
Beisser, A. (1970). The paradoxical theory of change. In J. Fagan & I. L. Shepard (Eds.), Gestalt therapy now: Theory, technique, applications. New York: HarperCollins.
Buber, M. (1970). I and thou. Walter Kaufmann (trans.). New York: Touchstone.
Cooper, R.K. & Sawaf, A. (1996). Executive emotional intelligence. New York: Grosset/Putnam.
Covey, S. R. (2004). The 7 habits of highly effective people: Powerful lessons in personal change. New York: Free Press.
Daniels, A. C. (2000). Bringing out the best in people. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Davis, M., Eschelman, E. R. & McKay, M. (1988). The relaxation & stress reduction workbook. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.
De Beauport. E. & Diaz, A. S. (1996). The three faces of mind: Developing your mental, emotional, and behavioral intelligences. Wheaton, IL: Theosophical Publishing.
Drucker, P. F. (2007). The effective executive: The definitive guide to getting the right things done. New York: HarperCollins.
Gardner, H. (1993). Frames of mind: The theory of multiple intelligences (2nd ed.). New York: Basic Books.
Goldsmith, M. (2007). What got you here won't get you there: How successful people become even more successful. New York: Hyperion.
Goleman, D. (1995). Emotional Intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ. New York: Bantam.
Gordon. T. (2001). Leader effectiveness training: Proven skills for leading today's business into tomorrow. New York: Penguin.
Hill, L. (2003). Becoming a manager: How new managers master the challenges of leadership. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press.
Hycner, R. & Jacobs, L. (1994). The healing relationship in gestalt therapy. New York: Gestalt Journal Press.
Horney, K. (1937). The neurotic personality of our time. New York: W. W. Norton.
Jones, M. D. (1998). The thinker's toolkit: 14 powerful techniques for problem solving. New York: Three Rivers Press.
Knowles, M. (1980). The modern practice of adult education: From pedagogy to andragogy. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Cambridge Adult Education.
McKay, M., Davis, M., & Fanning, P. (1995). Messages: The communication book (2nd ed.). Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.
Miller, F. A. (1986). Opening the JoHari window. Journal of Religion and the Applied Sciences, Winter, 3-9.
Peck, S.M. (1978). The road less traveled. New York: Simon & Shuster.
Pelltier, B. (2001). The psychology of executive coaching: Theory and application. New York: Brunner-Routledge.
Perls, F. S. (1947/1969) Ego, hunger and aggression: The beginning of gestalt therapy. New York: Random House.
Perls, F., Hefferline, R. & Goodman, P. (1951/1994). Gestalt therapy: Excitement and growth in the human personality. New York: Gestalt Journal Press.
Quinn, R. E. (1996). Deep change: Discovering the leader within. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Robinson, D. G. & Robinson, J. C. (1996). Performance consulting: Moving beyond training. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler.
Rogers, C. R. & Roethlistberger, F. J. (1952). Barriers and gateways to communication. Harvard Business Review, July-August, 46-52.
Rogers, C. R. (1961/1989). On becoming a person: A therapist’s view of psychotherapy. New York: Houghton Mifflin.
Rogers, C. R. (1980). A way of being. New York: Houghton Mifflin.
Seashore, C. (1975). In grave danger of growing. Social Change, Vol. 5, No. 4. Washington, DC: NTL Institute of Applied Behavioral Science.
Spinelli. E. (1989). The interpreted world: An introduction to phenomenological psychology. London: Sage.
Stober, D. R. & Grant, A. M. (2006). Evidence based coaching handbook: Putting best practices to work for your clients. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Stone, D., Patton, B., & Heen, S. (1999). Difficult conversations: How to discuss what matters most. New York: Penguin Books.
Waldman, D. A. & Atwater, L. E. (1998). The power of 360° feedback: How to leverage performance evaluations for top productivity. Houston, TX: Gulf Publishing.
Watkins, M. (2003). The first 90 days: Critical success strategies for new leaders at all levels. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press.
Winter, L. C. (1981). Relax and win: Championship performance in whatever you do. La Jolla, CA: A.S. Barnes & Company.
Yontef, G. M. (1993). Awareness, dialogue and process: Essays on gestalt therapy. Highland, NY: The Gestalt Journal Press.