Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The Client Speaks: The Working Alliance in Executive Coaching
by Pennington, Linda, Ph.D., Fielding Graduate University, 2020, 103; 28150789
Abstract (Summary)

Executive coaching is a common tool in organizations that helps executives improve their effectiveness and value to the organization. Limited research is available that demonstrates coaching clien ie abo hei coaching e e ience. Thi a a alitative narrative study that used an unstructured video interview method with ten executive coaching clients, coached by nine different coaches. The study contributes to the coaching literature by exploring themes of attachment, social construction, storytelling and organizational context.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Rogers, Katrina S.
Commitee: Austin, John H., Willis, David Blake, Bush, Mary Wayne, Rubin, Barry L.
School: Fielding Graduate University
Department: School for Leadership Studies
School Location: United States -- California
Source: DAI-A 82/4(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Social research, Management, Organizational behavior
Keywords: Executive coaching, Executive coaching clients, Leadership development
Publication Number: 28150789
ISBN: 9798678184849
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