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The Interbeon

The Interbeon

Charles Smith June 28, 2016 0

If ever the world needed a good theory, the time is now

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Coaching to Shift Corporate Consciousness

Coaching to Shift Corporate Consciousness

Janet Sernack May 23, 2016 0

How is our thinking changing, from what and to what? What is driving this supposed evolutionary shift and what can we do as coaches to align to it

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Professional Coaching, Plato’s Cave and the Sociology of Knowledge

Professional Coaching, Plato’s Cave and the Sociology of Knowledge

Selvakumar Simon March 2, 2016 0

In this essay we engage the sociology of knowledge to identify a host of critical and challenging questions to be addressed by the coach--and the coach's clients

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Theory E²: Working with Entrepreneurial Professionals in Closely-Held Enterprises

Theory E²: Working with Entrepreneurial Professionals in Closely-Held Enterprises

William Bergquist April 14, 2015 0

Organizational coaches can play an important role in meeting the distinctive challenges associated with entrepreneurial leadership in closely held professional enterprises

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It is Time to Reinvent the Organization: As Places for People to Express Passion and Purpose

It is Time to Reinvent the Organization: As Places for People to Express Passion and Purpose

Peter Roche December 1, 2014 0

Is it really in doubt for anyone that we need to rethink the design of organizations? The current organizing model was designed to solve a problem of manufacturing as the industrial age expanded in

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The Organizational “House of Culture”

The Organizational “House of Culture”

Kevin Weitz February 4, 2014 0

Organizational cultures must be adaptable – the house of culture must be designed to quickly and effectively respond to competitive pressures and opportunities. Shifting organizational culture is possibly the most challenging kind of change

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The Organizational Underground: Organizational Coaching and Organization Development Outside the Formal Organization

The Organizational Underground: Organizational Coaching and Organization Development Outside the Formal Organization

Vicki Foley September 19, 2013 0

There are profound implications at the micro-level with regard to the lives lived in “desperation” by men and women who have lost their job or at the very least have given up hope of

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Meta-Systemic Cognition and Coaching

Meta-Systemic Cognition and Coaching

John Stewart August 16, 2013 0

Rational/analytical cognition tends to ignore the context of systems of objects, the fact that all objects are in fact processes, the relationships between objects and that all these constitute transforming systems.

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Understanding and Leading Organizations: A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Investigation

Understanding and Leading Organizations: A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Investigation

Dominik Heil April 17, 2013 0

The purpose of this paper is to argue for an ontological investigation into the very nature of organizations and their leadership, in the tradition of Heidegger’s hermeneutic phenomenology

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Collective Intelligence: Collaboration or Collusion?

Collective Intelligence: Collaboration or Collusion?

William Bergquist April 16, 2013 0

While collaboration is to be encouraged when seeking to increase collective intelligence, a dark side to collaboration must be acknowledged. In some settings and under certain conditions, collaboration is interwoven with collusion

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