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Making “sense” of ethical decision making

A common management task in organizations is decision making, and some of the most important decisions made by business leaders are those that involve an ethical component. This study utilizes historiometric methods to explore the ethical decision making processes of business leaders in order to improve outcomes....

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An intra-group perspective on leader preferences: Different risks of exploitation shape preferences for leader facial dominance

This article argues that followers' preferences for dominant leadership vary according to two types of exploitation risks from other individuals within the group. Previous work demonstrates that contexts of inter-group war and peace make followers prefer dominant- and non-dominant-looking leaders, respectively....

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Book Review of Coaching and Mentoring: A Critical Text

A book review of Coaching and Mentoring: A Critical Text

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Book Review of The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain

A book review of The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain

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Analysing the feasibility of financial rewards for mentors engaged in entrepreneurial mentoring

In the domain of entrepreneurship, mentors are considered as volunteers and philanthropists yet their value is undermined, the purpose of this paper is to explore the feasibility of financial rewards for mentors, which could help in understanding the perspective of mentors towards the opportunity cost associated with mentoring....

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Factors of mentor attrition from an after-school community-based mentoring program

This qualitative case study explores factors of mentor attrition from the perspective of 11 former mentors all of whom prematurely exited a community-based mentoring programme serving low-income African American girls....

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An ethnographic study of the introduction of internal supervisors to an internal coaching scheme

Coach supervision is currently a hot topic. With the support of coaching bodies, supervision is increasingly regarded as a requirement to practice as a coach. However, the evidence base specific to coach supervision to support its effectiveness is limited....

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The value of coaching supervision as a development process: Contribution to continued professional and personal wellbeing for executive coaches

Coaching supervision is a prerequisite for accreditation of executive coaches by coaching associations in the UK.  However, there is still considerable skepticism, caution, even ignorance about the nature and purpose of coaching supervision and many coaches do not engage....

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Complexity in coaching: A self-study of roles and relationships

Teacher development, whether in pre-service teacher education or in in-service coaching, is a complex and context-dependent enterprise.  As schools recognise the need to provide embedded and extended professional learning opportunities for novice and veteran teachers, the role of coaches has expanded....

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Multi-stakeholder contracting in executive/business coaching: an analysis of practice and recommendations for gaining maximum value

Multi-stakeholder contracting for coaching takes place in organisational settings worldwide. This article presents the results and implications of an international study which explored its use in executive and business coaching, with the aim of sharing best practice and achieving maximum value for all participants....

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