vision & mission statement
The Annual Review of High Performance Coaching and Consulting is an international, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal focused on the transfer of knowledge, understanding and skills from one domain (e.g., sport) to another (e.g., business), especially with regard to communication, motivation, leadership, talent identification and management, team building, organisational behaviour, and performance psychology. Ethical and marketing issues will be a priority. The mission of the journal is to bridge the gap between academic, professional and lay discourse on coaching and consulting. The journal encourages the submission of original research, case studies, 'state-of-the-art' reviews, advocacy pieces, and theory-driven reflections on practice. The review process of the Annual Review of High Performance Coaching and Consulting is 'open,' which means that both authors and reviewers know each other's identity; and acknowledgment of the reviewers' work is footnoted on the first page of each article. This process has proved successful for both the International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching and the Annual Review of Golf Coaching.
He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Annual Review of High Performance Coaching and Consulting, the International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, and the Annual Review of Golf Coaching. He is also author of Sports Science Handbook: The Essential Guide to Kinesiology, Sport and Exercise Science. His career in providing coaching and consultancy began in earnest as a caddie on the PGA European Tour. Beyond golf, he spent three years at Pepperdine University developing a life skills program for NCAA Division 1 student-athletes. Simon has a B.Sc. in Sports Science from Brighton Polytechnic and a Doctorate in Experimental Psychology from the University of Oxford.
Ross Anderson is the Program Director of the Mount Eliza Executive Education programme in the Melbourne Business School at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is a registered psychologist, an executive coach, and an experienced designer, developer and facilitator of leadership development initiatives in a broad range of organisations. After two years as an industrial psychologist in the brewing industry, Ross spent twenty five years in private practice as a psychologist and a rehabilitation provider. During this time, he became an expert in trauma, training and managing a network of psychologists attending industrial and transport accidents and crime scenes. He has a B.Sc. degree in Psychology from the University of Melbourne and a Graduate Diploma in Educational Counselling from RMIT University.
Dr. Kurt April is a Professor in the Graduate School of Business at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He holds a number of other academic positions, including Associate Fellow of the Säid Business School at the University of Oxford. He is Managing Director of LICM, a company operating globally and specialising in Leadership, Inclusion, Coaching and Mentoring. He is also a Senior Associate of Performance Through Inclusion, which emphasizes inclusion by transforming diversity from a minority driven cause into an opportunity for all people. He is author of e or b e@ten: E-business Redefining the Corporate Landscape and co-author of Performance Through Leadership: Knowledge Management in Practice. From the University of Cape Town, Kurt earned undergraduate and Masters degrees in electrical engineering, an MBA, and a Doctorate in IT Strategy.
Ed Batista is a Leadership Coach in the Center for Leadership Development and Research in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, USA. He spent fifteen years managing and launching non-profit organisations. As an executive coach and a change management consultant, he strives to help individuals find professional fulfilment by helping organisations adapt their management practice and organizational culture to better fit their changing needs. Much of his work has involved helping organisations use technology to be more effective, based on the premise that human factors are more important than technical issues in determining the success of any technology implementation. Ed earned a B.A. in History from Brown University and a MBA from Stanford University.
Dr. Diana Bilimoria is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA. She has served as an organisational consultant and management educator for private, public and non-profit organizations; and as an executive coach for individuals. She focuses on the areas of leadership development, emotional intelligence, board effectiveness, gender and diversity in organizations, and organisation development. She is co-editor of The Handbook of Women in Business and Management and was the Editor of the Journal of Management Education (1997-2000). Diana holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Management Studies from the University of Bombay, India; and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.
Dr. Chris Brady is the Dean of the Business School at Bournemouth University. He worked in the Royal Navy for 16 years and served as the head of the watch in the joint HQ intelligence cells during the first Gulf War and the Balkans crisis. Having played, coached and managed football (soccer) at a semi-professional level throughout his working life, he was coach of the national military football team during his time in the Royal Navy and is a UEFA 'A' License Coach. He teaches on the Football Association (FA)'s pro-license management course and is co-author of a number of books including The 90 Minute Manager: Lessons from the Dugout. Chris holds a B.Ed. in English and Sociology from the University of London, and a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Southampton.
Dr. Heidi Brooks is a Lecturer in Organizational Behavior and Director of the Leadership Development Program at the Yale School of Management, USA. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine. Previously she was the Assistant Director of the Center for Family Enterprises at the Kellog School of Management at Northwestern University, where she focused on leadership development in established family firms. She was also an executive coach for high-level leaders in Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions and non-profit organisations. Heidi holds an undergraduate degree from Brown University and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.
Dr. Kim Cameron is Professor of Management and Organizations in the Steven M. Ross School of Business and is also a Professor of Higher Education in the School of Education at the University of Michigan, USA. He is one of the Co-Founders of the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship, which is concerned with understanding how to enable human excellence in organizations. He is co-author of numerous books including Developing Management Skills; Diagnosing and Changing Organizational Culture; Leading with Values: Positivity, Virtues and High Performance; and Making the Impossible Possible: Leading Extraordinary Performance: The Rocky Flats Story. Kim has a B.S. in Sociology and M.S. in Social Psychology from Brigham Young University, and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Administrative Sciences from Yale University.
Dr. David Clutterbuck has recently retired as senior partner at Clutterbuck Associates, a company which he founded and is now a subsidiary of international training outsource company General Physics. David is a leading international authority on leadership and developmental dialogue. He is the author or co-author of numerous books, including Techniques for Coaching and Mentoring (2004) with David Megginson. He is also the editor of the Coaching and Mentoring Oracle (CAMeO), a comprehensive database of coaching and mentoring and is a member of the advisory board for the journal Coaching at Work. He co-founded the European Mentoring Centre and helped to steer its evolution into the European Mentoring and Coaching. He is visiting professor at the Mentoring and Coaching Research Group (MCRG), Sheffield Hallam University and visiting professor at the coaching and mentoring faculty of Oxford Brookes University. David is an honours graduate of the University of London, and he earned a doctorate from Kings College, London.
Dr. Stacey Connaughton is a Senior Consortium Research Fellow at the U.S. Army Research Institute, where she serves as the Consortiums thought leader on virtual leadership and teams. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Purdue University. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Leadership Institute at ICF International, and has facilitated workshops and written guidebooks for corporate, governmental, educational administrative, and student groups in the areas of virtual teams, leadership, team-building, and strategic planning in the USA, Canada, and China. Stacey has authored a book, Inviting Latino Voters: Party Messages and Latino Party Identification. She has postgraduate degrees (Ph.D. and M.A.) from the Department of Communication Studies at University of Texas, Austin, with the M.A. joint with the Department of Latin American Studies; and a B.A. from Saint Olaf College.
Dr. Elaine Cox is a principal lecturer in the Business School at Oxford Brookes University and the leader of the coaching and mentoring programmes in their International Centre for Coaching and Leadership Development. She is an experienced researcher, author and editor, and her recent research projects have focused on workplace coaching issues, goal focused coaching and understanding client development through coaching. Elaine also supervises and examines students at Masters and Doctoral level. She is currently completing a book entitled Coaching Understood for Sage and is the co-author of Goal Focused Coaching (2012) and The Complete Handbook of Coaching (2009). In addition, Elaine is the founding editor of The International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring.
Dr. Frank Dick, OBE, is President of the European Athletics Coaches Association as well as a motivational speaker and business coach, helping to develop coaching cultures in blue-chip companies. He was Director of Coaching for the British Athletics Federation (1974-1994) during the UKs most successful period in track and field when he was also personal coach of double-Olympic decathlon champion Daley Thompson. He subsequently coached athletes in a wide variety of other sports and was inducted into the UK Coaches Hall of Fame in 1999. His books include Sports Training Principles and Winning. In 2003, Frank was presented with the degree of Doctor of Technology, honoris causa by Loughhborough University, where he had trained as a teacher of physical education and mathematics (1962-1965).
Dr. Allen Fox is a tennis coach, who works with top players in the USA. His tennis-playing career was marked by reaching the Quarter Finals at Wimbledon in 1965, winning the Canadian National Singles Championship, and playing in three Davis Cup matches. He spent four years working as an investment banker in NYSE member firms, four years as manager of a private investment company, and nine years as partner in a speciality retail bakery chain. He returned to tennis and spent seventeen years as Head Coach at Pepperdine University. He is author of a number of books on tennis and competition psychology including If I'm the Better Player, Why Can't I Win; and The Winner's Mind: A Competitor's Guide to Sports and Business Success. From the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Allen holds an undergraduate degree in Physics and a Ph.D. in Psychology.
Dr. Christina Geithner is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Exercise Science at Gonzaga University, USA. A member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), she is an ACSM Health/Fitness Instructor®. Having been a member of U.S. Diving, Inc. Talent Identification Committee (1991-2004), she was also a consultant for a system to be used in selecting U.S. Olympic Team members for the Beijing Games. She facilitates team building and leadership courses for graduate students and corporate groups in business, accounting and organisational leadership. Christina has a B.S. in Health, Physical Education and Recreation from West Chester State College, specialising in Recreational Outdoor Pursuits Education; a M.A. in Physical Education from the University of Maryland; and Ph.D. in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Sarah Gilmore is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resources Management in the Portsmouth Business School at the University of Portsmouth, UK. Prior to pursuing a career in higher education, she gained extensive experience in the HR, HRD and employee relations fields through consultancy and previous employment experience as a National Officer for one of Europe's leading trade unions. Her research explores the ways in which diverse industries and companies seek to create and sustain high performance. Sarah has a B.A. in English and European Literature from the University of Essex, a Postgraduate Diploma in Personnel Management from the University of Portsmouth, a M.Sc. in Theoretical Psychoanalytic Studies from University College London, and a Ph.D. in Business and Management from the University of Portsmouth.
Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is a University Professor at Alliant International Universitys Marshall Goldsmith School of Management, CA, USA; and an Adjunct Professor at the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, NH. A pioneer in the use of customized 360-degree feedback as a leadership development tool, he is co-founder of Marshall Goldsmith Partners, a network of top-level executive coaches, and has worked with over 80 major CEOs. Marshall served for ten years as a member of the Board of the Peter Drucker Foundation. In 2004, he was named by the American Management Association (AMA) as one of 50 great thinkers and leaders who have influenced the field of management over the past 80 years. His books include the best-selling What Got You Here Wont Get You There and Succession: Are You Ready? An American Red Cross National Volunteer of the Year, he has a BS from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, an MBA from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. from UCLA.
Dr. Anthony Grant is the founder and Director of the Coaching Psychology Unit in the School of Psychology at Sydney University. He is also a Visiting Professor at the International Centre for Coaching and Leadership Development, Oxford Brookes University, a Senior Fellow at the Melbourne School of Business, Melbourne University, Australia, and an Associate Fellow at the Säid School of Business, Oxford University. Anthony has written eight books on evidence based coaching and over 70 coaching related publications, including six randomised controlled coaching outcome studies. In 2007, Anthony was awarded a British Psychological Society Award for outstanding professional and scientific contribution to Coaching Psychology, and in 2009 he was awarded the "Vision of Excellence Award" from Harvard University for his pioneering work in helping to develop a scientific foundation to coaching.
Alison Hardingham is Director of Business Psychology at Yellow Dog Consulting, the company which she founded in 2000. She has skills in all aspects of management and executive assessment and development, but she specializes in executive mentoring, process consultancy, and team development. She is also a Visiting Executive Professor at Henley Management College and is a member of the Danish Leadership Institutes international faculty. Alison is the lead tutor on Henley Management Colleges Certificate in Coaching, a programme leading to formal accreditation which she designed. An author of a number of books, including The Coachs Coach, she holds a first-class honours degree in psychology from the University of Oxford.
Dr. James M. Hunt is an Associate Professor of Management at Babson College, MA, USA, where is also the Chair of the Management Division, the Charles Barton Term Chair holder, and Faculty Co-Director of the Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Program. He has consulted with numerous corporations and health care organizations throughout the USA. He is co-author of The Coaching Manager: Developing Top Talent in Business and The Coaching Organization: A Strategy for Developing Leaders. With co-author Joseph Weintraub, his paper "Learning Developmental Coaching" received the "Best Paper in Management Development Award" from the Academy of Management in 1999. James has a B.S. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a M.S.W. from Simmons College, and a D.B.A. from Boston University.
Steve Jackson is Managing Director of mypeakpotential, Ltd., London, UK, which is an organisational development consultancy that specialises in leadership development using the outdoors as a learning medium. The partners of mypeakpotential, Ltd. are former members of British Army special-forces units. Steve is a former Captain in the Royal Navy who rose from the ranks of Ordinary Seaman. He has led climbing expeditions all over the world, including Kangchenjunga in Nepal. Ironically his working life began underground, as a Nottinghamshire coal miner. In the 1980s he led expeditions to Mount Kenya and Bolivia with Dr James Milledge that conducted extensive medical research into high-altitude physiology and was an adviser to the Army Everest West Ridge Expedition 2006.
Julie Johnson is President and Founder of The Reid Group, USA, a consulting firm specialising in leadership development of high-potential employees, woman leaders and senior executives. Focusing on emotional intelligence, management style and organisational change, she has coached many of America's most successful women in business. She has been involved in a number of women's initiatives and organisations, including the International Women's Forum. For two decades prior to founding The Reid Group, she held human resources management positions in the corporate world and also at the Stanford Law School. Julie holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Carnegie Mellon University, an M.A. in Social Psychology and Counseling from Southern Methodist University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Dr. Richard R. Kilburg is the CEO of RRK Coaching and Executive Development, a consulting firm based in Towson, Maryland, USA. He is also on the Professional Faculty in the Carey Business School in the Johns Hopkins University. Previously Richard was Senior Director in the Office of Human Services at the Johns Hopkins University (1992-20007). He is the author of Virtuous Leaders: Strategy, Character, and Influence in the 21st Century (2012), and co-author with Richard Dietrich of The Wisdom of Coaching (2006). Richard has a B.S. in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Clinical and Community Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, and holds a Maryland Psychologist License and an American Board of Professional Psychology Diplomate in Clinical Psychology.
Dr. Jean-François Manzoni is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Development at IMD (Lausanne, Switzerland). His research, teaching, consulting and coaching activities are focused on the management of change at the individual and organizational levels. He is co-author of a number of books including Performance Measurement and Management Control: Superior Organizational Performance and The Set-Up to Fail Syndrome: How Good Managers Cause Great People to Fail, which received the 2003 Book of the Year award from the Society for Human Resource Management. Jean-François earned a B.Comm. from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Montréal, a M.B.A. from McGill University and a D.B.A from Harvard Business School.
Dr Grace McCarthy is the Program Director of the Master of Business Coaching at Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong, a program which appeals to a broad range of coaches working in business contexts as well as to managers seeking to improve their coaching skills. She enjoys helping people to reflect on their experience, to gain insight, to develop their skills and grow as individuals. Since moving from industry into an academic role, Grace has developed research interests in managerial coaching, leadership, education of coaches, and adult learning more broadly. Graces PhD focused on leadership and she also has an MBA, MA, BA and Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies.
Dr. Jim McKenna is the Running Stream Professor of Physical Activity and Health at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. He is also Head of the Active Lifestyles research centre. Starting as a teacher, he worked at the University of Bristol for almost 20 years where he became Head of the Department of Exercise and Health Sciences. As an active researcher, he is currently supervising Ph.D. students in projects ranging from qualitative perspectives on resilience and flourishing, to workplace health promotion. He has an extensive career in coaching and in coach education; and his publications include the co-edited text, Lifestyle Management in Health and Social Care. Jim has an undergraduate degree in Movement Studies (University of London) and two postgraduate degrees (M. Phil. and Ph.D.) from the University of Bristol.
Dr Angus McLeod is the Services Director of Angus McLeod Associates. He has held many corporate board appointments in retail, technical and people-development organizations. His management books, including Me, Myself, My Team, Performance Coaching and Self-Coaching Leadership, are translated into a number of languages including Russian, Polish and Chinese. Angus has designed and facilitated many leadership and coach development courses and was involved in launching the first e-mentoring product in the world, "Ask Max" in 1999. He also co-created the not-for-profit coach-development organization, The Coaching Foundation, in 1998. He was commissioned to develop a new Diploma Course in Coaching at Newcastle College and this was launched in 2008. As an observer-member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists, he helps others to reach the advanced test level on motor bikes.
Aimee Mullins is an actress, fashion model and President of the Women's Sports Foundation (2007-2009). She is on the board of directors for Just One Break, Inc., a not-for-profit organisation that is dedicated to supporting and increasing employment of people with disabilities. In 1996 Paralympics, she set world records for leg amputees in the 100m, 200m and Long Jump. In 2007, she was named as one of Self magazine's "10 Most Inspiring Women". Aimee received a full academic scholarship from the US Department of Defense to attend Georgetown University, where she earned an undergraduate degree with majors in history and diplomacy. While at Georgetown, she also won a place on the Foreign Affairs internship program working at The Pentagon under Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell.
Alanna OBroin is a Chartered Psychologist, a registered Counselling Psychologist and an accredited member of the Society for Coaching Psychology. Alanna worked previously in the City as an investment analyst and fund manager for 3i plc, and now practices as an independent coach working primarily with executives in achieving excellence, performance and developmental goals, in organizations of all sizes. She is currently researching in the area of the coaching relationship and its relation to coaching outcome, and has published co-authored articles, and chapters on this topic in the Handbook of Coaching Psychology: A Guide for Practitioners and The Coaching Relationship: Putting People First. She has also published on parallels between sport psychology and coaching psychology. Alanna is a Consulting Editor of The Coaching Psychologist and reviews articles for several peer-reviewed academic publications.
Dr Denis OHara is a psychologist and Programme Leader of the MSc in Counselling at the University of Abertay, Dundee, United Kingdom. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Catholic University and associate editor of the British Psychological Societys Counselling Psychology Review. He has research interests in psychotherapy integration, trauma, metatheory, the differentiation of self, and hope studies. Denis is particularly interested in theory/practice integration both within and between disciplines. He has extensive experience as an educator, psychotherapist, and supervisor. He holds a B.Ed. from Griffith University, Brisbane, a M.Ed. from Deakin University, Melbourne, and a PhD in psychology/psychotherapy from the University of New England, Armidale, Australia.
Dr Stephen Palmer is an Honorary Professor of Psychology at City University London and Director of their Coaching Psychology Unit. He is also Director of the Centre for Coaching, London. He has authored or edited 40 books including the Handbook of Coaching Psychology (2008) (with Alison Whybrow). He has received awards for his contribution to the fields of psychotherapy, counselling psychology and coaching psychology. His particular interests include performance, stress, health and wellbeing coaching.
Dr. Jonathan Passmore is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and leads the Coaching Psychology Unit at the University of East London, UK. He is an accredited coach with the Association for Coaching and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Prior to entering the academic sector, Jonathan has worked in consulting for Pricewaterhouse Coopers, IBM Business Consulting and OPM; has held industry positions such as company chairman of a sports and leisure company; and has worked as an advisor to the National Health Service (NHS) Appointments Commission on the appointment of non-executive directors. He has published widely in the areas of coaching, organisational change / policy; recently being co-author of Appreciative Inquiry for Change Management: Using AI to Facilitate Organizational Development and editor of the Assocation for Coachings Excellence in Coaching: The Industry Guide.
Dr. Bruce Peltier is Professor of Psychology and Ethics in the School of Dentistry at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, USA. He is a former President of the American Society for Dental Ethics. A private practice psychologist, management consultant and executive coach, he is also the author of The Psychology of Executive Coaching: Theory and Application. He has served as a Research Assistant at Stanford University using experimental methods to study career decision-making patterns. Following an undergraduate degree in Engineering at the US Military Academy at West Point, Bruce earned a M.Ed. in Psychology, while serving in the military in West Berlin, and a Ph.D. in Counseling from Wayne State University; and a MBA from the Eberhardt School of Business at Georgetown University.
Terry Pearce is the Founder and President of Leadership Communication, a company that coaches high-profile corporate, political and community leaders. He is also an Adjunct Professor (retired) at the Haas Graduate School of Business at the University of California Berkeley and a visiting faculty member at the London Business School for the MBA and the Sloan Fellowship Programme. He is author of the best-selling book Leading Out Loud: Inspiring Change Through Authentic Communication and co-author of the best-selling book Clicks and Mortar Passion-Driven Growth in an Internet-Driven World. He spent seventeen years as a manager and executive with IBM and in the 1980s he pioneered American business activities in the Soviet Union. Terry holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Linfield College, Oregon.
Dr. Gianpiero Petriglieri is Affiliate Professor of Organizational Behaviour at INSEAD in Paris, where he teaches a leadership course on the MBA programme and contributes to executive education programmes. He is also a Visiting Professor at CBS Executive, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, and is consultant to a range of international organisations in the design and implementation of programs for developing effective and responsible leaders. Gianpiero received his Medical Doctorate from the University of Catania Medical School, Italy, followed by a specialization in Psychiatry from the same university. He also holds a diploma in Advanced Organisational Consultation from the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations in London.
Dr. Barry Posner is the Dean of the Leavey School of Business and a Professor of Leadership at Santa Clara University, California, USA. He is co-author of the best-selling book The Leadership Challenge and a number of other award-winning books including Credibility: How Leaders Gain and Lose It, Why People Demand It; and Christian Reflections on the Leadership Challenge. In 2001, with his co-author Jim Kouzes, he won the International Management Council's Wilbur McFeely Award as top management and leadership educators. Barry received his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara, a Master's degree in Public Administration from Ohio State University and a Doctorate in Organisational Behaviour and Administrative Theory from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Dr. Srikumar Rao is the Louis and Johanna Vorzimer Professor of Marketing at the C.W. Post campus of Long Island University, USA, and an Adjunct Professor at the London Business School. Previously he had extensive business and consulting experience with blue-chip corporations. He is author of the best-selling book Are You Ready to Succeed: Unconventional Strategies for Achieving Personal Mastery in Business and Life and has developed a course on Creativity and Personal Mastery that has a particular focus on resolving conflicts between personal values and workplace actions. Srikumar has an undergraduate degree in Physics from St. Stephen's College at Delhi University, India; an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management; and an M.Phil. and a Ph.D. in Marketing from the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University.
Dr. Simon Robinson is the Running Stream Professor of Applied and Professional Ethics at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. He is also Assistant Director of the Centre of Business and Professional Ethics and a Visiting Fellow in Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Leeds. Beginning his career in psychiatric social work before training in Oxford for the Anglican priesthood, he spent fifteen years as Senior Anglican Chaplain at the University of Leeds. A committee member of the Society for the Study of Christian Ethics, he has a concern to locate ethical reflection in practice and is the author of Spirituality, Ethics and Care and co-editor of Case Histories in Business Ethics: Virtues and Moral Decision Making in Business. Simon has an undergraduate degree in Philosophy and a Ph.D. in Theology and Ethics from the University of Edinburgh.
Anne Scoular is a Co-Founder and now Managing Director of Meyler Campbell, which is a research-based coaching consultancy involved in training and developing senior business coaches. Originally a diplomat and then an international banker, for the last twenty years she has consulted and coached on business performance issues in the UK, Asia and North America. She is on the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC) expert review panel on coach training and the International Advisory Board of the Centre for Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP). In recognition of her work in raising wellbeing at work, she was invited in 2006 to become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. Anne has a B.A. in History from the University of Otago, New Zealand, and a Post Graduate Diploma and M.Sc. in Psychology from London Guildhall University.
Dr. David Selchen is General Manager of the Houston operating office of Personnel Decisions International (PDI), which is a global human resources consulting firm that helps clients identify, develop and deploy superior leaders. As a consultant for PDI, he has focused on the application of psychology to enhance individual and organisational performance and has expertise in the use of individual assessment for selection and development, multi-rater feedback processes, group training and facilitation, and executive coaching. Prior to joining PDI, he ran his own business psychology consultancy. David holds a B.S. degree in Psychology and Biology from the University of Winnipeg, Canada, and a Doctorate in Experimental Psychology from the University of Oxford.
Sue Slocombe, OBE, is a Partner of Performance Consultants LLP, which provides consultancy to business in the fields of coaching, leadership development, organisational performance and change, and talent management. She has a particular interest in emotional intelligence and the coach-coachee relationship. Sue was the driving force in designing and delivering an M.Sc. in Coaching & Development for Coaches, Managers and Leaders in organisations, which was launched in 2003, accredited by the University of Portsmouth Business School and recently granted the top-level European Quality Award for the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC). She coached England Womens Field Hockey team to gold medal in the 1991 European Nations Cup and in the same year was awarded UK Coach of the Year; and coached the British team to fourth place in the 1996 Olympic Games.
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Dr. Lynda St. Clair is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management at Bryant University, Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA. She is co-author of Becoming a Master Manager: A Competing Values Approach and has been Editor of the newsletter of the Academy of Management Careers Division (2002-2005). In 2007, Lynda developed and presented a series of workshops on using the Competing Values Framework as a basis for identifying and assessing leadership competencies in an MBA program at the Hellenic American University, Athens, Greece. She has a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; an M.P.A. in Consulting and Accounting Information Systems from the University of Texas, Austin; and a B.S. in Business Management from Louisiana Tech University, Ruston.
Dr. Mike Voight is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Education and Human Performance at Central Connecticut State University. He has been a sport psychology-performance consultant for the University of Southern California since 1997 and a consultant to coaching staffs in collegiate and professional sport. A former assistant soccer coach in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCCA) Division 1 at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, he is author of a number of books on sport psychology, including Mental Toughness Training for Football. Mike earned an undergraduate degree in Physical Education from Springfield College, MA; a Masters degree in Athletic Training from Jacksonville University; and a Ph.D. in Exercise Science from the University of Southern California.
David Whitaker, OBE, is a Co-Founder and Partner of Performance Consultants LLP, which provides consultancy to business in the fields of coaching, leadership development, organisational performance and change, and talent management. He works with senior executives and teams in a variety of sectors to promote high performance. A former international field-hockey player, he subsequently spent eight years as Coach for both England and Great Britain. After leading Great Britain to Olympic Gold in 1988, he was chosen as Coach of the Year and was Chair of Sports Coach UK (2002-2006). He is author of several books, including The Spirit of Teams. David earned an undergraduate degree from Loughborough University and spent fourteen years in leadership roles in the education sector.
Sir John Whitmore is Executive Chairman of Performance Consultants International Ltd, which was founded in 2006 and works globally with leading multi-national corporations to establish coaching management cultures and leadership programmes. He formed The Inner Game in the United Kingdom during the late 1970s following study and work with Tim Gallwey and Bob Kriegel in the USA, and founded Performance Consultants in 1989 with partners David Hemery and David Whitaker. He has written five books on sports, leadership and coaching, including the best-selling Coaching for Performance, which has been translated into at least seventeen languages. John has been honoured with the Presidents Award by the International Coach Federation (ICF), rated as the Number One Business Coach by the Independent newspaper, and as having had the most impact on the coaching profession by the UK Association of Coaching (AC).
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The Impact of the Inner Game and Sir John Whitmore on Coaching
Simon Jenkins (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK)
Commentaries by John Whitmore (Performance Consultants International, UK), Stephen Palmer (Centre for Coaching, UK) and Alison Whybrow (i-coach academy, UK), Lynda St. Clair (Bryant University, USA), Alison Hardingham (i-coach Academy, UK), Jonathan Passmore (University of East London, UK), Angus McLeod (Angus McLeod Associates, UK), Joseph OConnor (Lambent do Brasil, Brazil), Caroline Harris (Optimise, UK), Vikki Brock (VB Coaching & Consulting, USA), Glenn Whitney (ECD Insight, UK), and Simon Robinson (Leeds Metroplitan University, UK)
Response to Commentaries by Simon Jenkins (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK)
Developing Women Athletes: Insights from Business and Management
Deborah ONeil (Bowling Green State University, USA), Margaret Hopkins (University of Toledo, USA) and Diana Bilimoria (Case Western Reserve University, USA)
Work-Life Imbalance, Stress, and Individual and Organisational
Christina Geithner, Joseph Albert and Diane McKenney (Gonzaga University, USA)
Commentary by Jim McKenna (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK)
Creating an Environment Where High Performance is Inevitable
and Sustainable: The High Performance Environment Model
Graham Jones (Lane 4 Management Group, USA), Mark Gittins (Lane 4 Management Group, UK) and Lew Hardy (University of Wales, Bangor, UK)
Commentary by Jim McKenna (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK)
Higher Education, Personal Development and Coaching
Paul Dowson and Simon Robinson (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK)
Stepping Out of the Box: How Stories Can Inspire Growth, Development,
David Carless (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK) and Kitrina Douglas (University of Bristol, UK)
Critical Effort and Leadership in Specialised Virtual Networks
Kurt April, Victor Katoma (University of Cape Town, South Africa) and Kai Peters (Ashridge, UK)
Sport Coaches Informal Learning from Business and Military Discourse
Mike Voight (Central Connecticut State University, USA)
Commentaries by David Whitaker (Performance Consultants LLP, UK) and David Carless (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK)
What could an Executive Coach do for an Association Football Manager?
Simon Jenkins (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK)
Commentaries by Alison Hardingham (Yellow Dog Consulting, UK), Chris Brady (BPP College of Professional Studies, UK), Jim McKenna (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK), Bill Gerrard (Leeds University, UK), Kai Peters (Ashridge, UK), Glenn Whitney (ECD Insight, UK) and Nigel Redman (Rugby Football Union, UK) , Juri Hanin (KIHU-Research Institute for Olympic Sports, Finland), Howard Morgan (Leadership Research Institute, USA), David Selchen (PDI Ninth House, USA), Arnold LeUnes (Texas A&M University, USA), Margaret Hopkins (University of Toledo, USA), Deborah ONeil (Bowling Green State University, USA) and Diana Bilimoria (Case Western Reserve University, USA), Neil Carter (De Montfort University, UK), Sarah Gilmore (University of Portsmouth, UK), Jonathan Passmore (University of East London, UK), Angus McLeod (Angus McLeod Associates, UK), Stephen Wagg (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK), Albert Petitpas (Springfield College, USA), Mike Voight (Central Connecticut State University, USA), Simon Robinson (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK), Wade Gilbert (California State University, Fresno, USA), Lynda St. Clair (Bryant University, USA), Vikki Brock (VB Coaching & Consulting, USA), Bobbie Little (PDI Ninth House, USA), Dave Ulrich (RBL Group, USA), John Sullivan (University of Rhode Island, USA), Tom Ferraro (New York, USA), Brian Underhill (CoachSource, USA)
Response to Commentaries by Simon Jenkins (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK)
Coaching Philosophy, Eclecticism and Positivism
Simon Jenkins (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK)
Commentaries by Anthony Grant (University of Sydney, Australia), Stephen Palmer (City University London, UK), Heidi Brooks (Yale University, USA), Richard Kilburg (RRK Coaching and Executive Development, USA), Simon Robinson (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK), Denis OHara (University of Abertay, UK), Elaine Cox (Oxford Brookes University, UK), Glenn Whitney (ECD Insight, UK), Alison Hardingham (Yellow Dog Consulting, UK), David Clutterbuck (Clutterbuck Associates, UK), Grace McCarthy (University of Wollongong, Australia), Alanna OBroin (City University London, UK), Vikki Brock (VB Coaching & Consulting, USA), Anne Scoular (Meyler Campbell, UK), Erik de Haan and Kai Peters (Ashridge Business School, UK), Angus McLeod (Angus McLeod Associates, UK), Artur Poczwardowski (University of Denver, USA), Mark Aoyagi (University of Denver, USA), Arnold LeUnes (Texas A&M University, USA), Britt Brewer (Springfield College, MA, USA), Tom Ferraro (DrTomFerraro, USA), Juri Hanin (KIHU-Research Institute for Olympic Sports, Finland), Ellen Van Oosten and Diana Bilimoria (Case Western Reserve University, USA), Dave Ulrich (University of Michigan, USA), Jim McKenna (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK)
Response to Commentaries by Simon Jenkins (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK)
Simon Jenkins (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK)
The Financial Times Guide to Business Coaching (Anne Scoular)