S Stout-Rostron International Journal of Coaching in Organizations 2011
This article is an overview of how practitioners are using a coaching approach, including cutting-edge coaching methodologies, to address systemic and cultural change in business, education, and government. The author interviewed eminent consultants, leaders, and practitioners who are using coaching to manage and develop people, to educate leaders in their business schools, or to introduce systemic coaching interventions within their client organizations. The interviews focused on the following questions: 1) How is coaching positively affecting some of the substantial organizational, economic, and political issues of our times, particularly with regard to leadership? 2) Who is doing what in the coaching space to impact change at a global, systemic level? and 3) What are the common emergent themes from this work? This article reflects innovative approaches and provides an overview of what is happening in the worldwide ‘systemic change’ organizational arena.