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Developing Leaders by Executive Coaching: Practice and Evidence

Andromachi Athanasopoulou and Sue Dopson


In its approximately twenty-five years of existence, the executive coaching field has rapidly grown, becoming a highly profitable market globally. It emerges as a recognized approach to improve leadership practice, increasingly becoming an important part of organizational life. Business schools are now incorporating executive coaching into their curricula. This book offers to readers a comprehensive overview of the executive coaching practice and the relevant research on executive coaching outcomes. It presents how coaching emerged as a personal and professional development intervention and fo ... More

Keywords: business schools, context, executive coaching, impact, leadership development, leadership practice, leadership theories, management education, outcome studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199681952
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681952.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andromachi Athanasopoulou, author
Said Business School, University of Oxford

Sue Dopson, author
Rhodes Trust Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Said Business School and Fellow of Green Templeton College, University of Oxford.