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Books on Meaning

This is a short list of books on the meaning of life by Victor Frankle  and Dr Paul Wong specifically selected for the MasterClass on Coaching for Meaning and Purpose.

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Expert leaders in a fast-moving environment

This longitudinal study explores the influence of leaders on performance in the iconic, high-technology, turbulent industry of Formula One....

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Meaning in life and work: A developmental perspective

This study examined linear and nonlinear relations between age and the presence and search for meaning in life and examined if these relations were moderated by the presence of meaning in work....

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Calling among the unemployed: Examining prevalence and links to coping with job loss

In the current manuscript, we examined how calling functions among samples of involuntarily unemployed adults. In Study 1, with a large Internet-based sample, involuntarily unemployed adults were just as likely as employed adults to perceive a calling, but were significantly less likely to feel they were living a calling....

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The role of mentoring on outcome based sales performance: A qualitative study from the insurance industry

This study explores informal mentoring on outcome-based salesperson performance. Mentoring is believed to play an important role within corporations yet little empirical evidence exists on its impact on salesperson performance. The authors interviewed salespeople of an international insurance company regarding mentoring and sales performance....

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Talking career across disciplines: Peer group mentoring for women academics

This paper presents the lived experiences of eight women academics who were members of a Women’s Group Mentoring Program during a period of rapid change in a university environment. Using a qualitative approach integrated with a participatory action research method data was generated through the narratives of the group members....

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Predicting meaning in work: Theory data implications

Literature on meaning in work indicates that a sense of meaning in work is inherently subjective but impacted by different contexts. In the present paper these contexts are operationalized by three inter-related levels: individual work tasks and organizational....

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When the job is a calling: The role of applying one's signature strengths at work

This study investigates the role of applying the individual signature strengths at work for positive experiences at work (i.e. job satisfaction pleasure engagement and meaning) and calling. A sample of 111 employees from various occupations completed measures on character strengths positive experiences at work and calling....

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Teach Yourself Successful Recruitment In a Week

The IOC is pleased to share books authored by our Fellows and Sponsors.   The ability to recruit the right people to work for you is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career....

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Increasing job satisfaction: coaching with evidence-based interventions

Positive psychology offers a number of tools that coaches can use with groups and individuals to raise job satisfaction and engagement....

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