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Coaching in VUCA Times: Animation Questions

Coaching in VUCA Times: Animation Questions

Agnes Mura June 5, 2012 0

Most economic, business, and political leaders have realized that the VUCA [volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity] environment is a permanent condition.

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The Art of Organizational Coaching: In Search of Patterns and Variations

The Art of Organizational Coaching: In Search of Patterns and Variations

William Bergquist May 3, 2012 0

The art of organizational coaching is based on identification and appreciation of patterns and pattern-variations in the life of a coaching client and her organization.

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Irony and the Coaching of Contemporary Leaders: Engaging the Wisdom of Carl Jung and Richard Rorty

Irony and the Coaching of Contemporary Leaders: Engaging the Wisdom of Carl Jung and Richard Rorty

William Bergquist April 26, 2012 0

Along with Richard Rorty, I propose that the condition of irony within Carl Jung’s concepts of the human psyche is one in which we must recognize and appreciate multiple perspectives, multiple truths and multiple

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It’s Complicated:Coaching Relationships in Organizations

It’s Complicated:Coaching Relationships in Organizations

Jen Todd April 11, 2012 0

The complexities associated with coaching in organizations are abundant, including relationships with bosses, peers, customers and subordinates; power and authority dynamics; organizational goals; performance criteria; leadership development competencies; legacy patterns of behavior from cultural

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Coaching in Organizations: A Status Report (Past, Present and Future)

Coaching in Organizations: A Status Report (Past, Present and Future)

William Bergquist September 7, 2011 0

The field of professional coaching has matured during the past decade. Now seems to be an appropriate time to offer a status report concerning the past, present and future of this emerging human service

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The Tale of Three Organizational Cultures, Structures and Processes

The Tale of Three Organizational Cultures, Structures and Processes

William Bergquist August 26, 2011 0

How do we lead, consult and coach with in widely differing settings in which organizational culture varies and organizational structures and processes vary so widely

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The Ironic Organization: Leadership in the Midst of Complexity, Uncertainty and Turbulence

The Ironic Organization: Leadership in the Midst of Complexity, Uncertainty and Turbulence

William Bergquist August 21, 2011 Comments Off on The Ironic Organization: Leadership in the Midst of Complexity, Uncertainty and Turbulence

In this essay, I wish to expand on both my work on postmodernism and on appreciation, by offering a summary of my own evolving perspective regarding what I have termed “The Ironic Organization.” I

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A Gestalt Perspective on Coaching in Organizations: Puzzles, Problems and Mysteries

A Gestalt Perspective on Coaching in Organizations: Puzzles, Problems and Mysteries

Dorothy Siminovitch August 11, 2011 2

William Bergquist and Dorothy Siminovitch An overarching challenge for any coach working within organizations is to recognize, accurately name and describe the issue that the client brings for the coaching effort. Facing the complexity

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