Recommended Reading

Case Study: The Development of Internal Coaching in the Big Four Accountancy Firms in the UK

By Clive Mann, December 2014

During the course of the Ridler Report research it became clear that the Big Four accounting firms in the UK, namely Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC, have all developed their internal coaching into particularly sophisticated functions where the credibility of internal coaching has become extremely well established.  This case study explores the history and development of internal coaching at the Big Four.  Click on the link below to download a copy of this case study.

http://www.ridlerandco.com/big-four-case-study-download-form/

Leadership group coaching in action: The Zen of creating high performance teams

by Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries, Academy of Management Executive, 2005, Vol. 19, No. 1

You can find this article at:

http://www.insead.edu/alumni/newsletter/April2006/ManfredAME.pdf

Coaching professionalism and provider size

by Geoffrey Ahern, Journal of Management Development, Vol. 24 No. 1, 2005, pp. 94-99

You can find this article at:

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=0262-1711&volume=24&issue=1&articleid=880618&show=html

How to Stay Stuck in the Wrong Career

by Herminia Ibarra, Harvard Business Review, December 2002

You can find this article at:
http://hbr.org/2002/12/how-to-stay-stuck-in-the-wrong-career/ar/1

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

by Tony Schwartz, Harvard Business Review, October 2007

You can find this article at:

http://hbr.org/2007/10/manage-your-energy-not-your-time

Coaching the alpha male

by Kate Ludeman and Eddie Erlandson, Harvard Business Review, May 2004

You can find this article at:

http://hbr.org/2004/05/coaching-the-alpha-male/ar/1

Putting Leaders on the Couch – A conversation with Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries

by Diane L. Coutu, Harvard Business Review, January 2004

You can find this article at:

http://hbr.org/2004/01/putting-leaders-on-the-couch/ar/1