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Acknowledgments.About the Editors.Research Sponsor: Linkage, Inc.Research Partner: Hewitt Associates.1. The Coaching Landscape, by Linkage, Inc.PART I: WORKING WITH COACHES.2. Selecting the Right Coach.3. Creating a Powerful Coach-Coachee Partnership.PART II: 50 TOP EXECUTIVE COACHES.4. Coaching Leaders/Behavioral Coaching.Marshall Goldsmith.Jim Kouzes.Frances Hesselbein.Jay Conger.Dave Ulrich.Barry Posner.Howard Morgan.Ken Siegel.Bobbie Little.Kim Barnes.5. Career/Life Coaching.Richard J. Leider.William Bridges.Beverly Kaye.David Allen.Barbara Moses.Brian Tracy.Shirley Anderson.Joel Garfinkle.Richard Strozzi-Heckler.Marian Baker.6. Coaching for Leadership Development.Noel M. Tichy.Robert M. Fulmer.Ken Blanchard.Paul Hersey.Nancy J. Adler.Albert A. Vicere.John Alexander.Jim Bolt.David Giber.Jim Moore.7. Coaching for Organizational Change.Phil Harkins.W. Warner Burke.Sally Helgesen.R. Roosevelt Thomas Jr.Gifford Pinchot.David Dotlich.Stratford Sherman.Gary Ranker.Leigh Fountain.Bruce Pfau.8. Strategy Coaching.C. K. Prahalad.Vijay Govindarajan.Christopher A. Bartlett.Fariborz Ghadar.Michael Hammer.Joel Barker.Niko Canner.Julie Anixter.Bill Davidson.Judy Rosenblum.PART III: INTERNAL COACHING.9. Applying the Behavioral Coaching Model Organization-Wide.10. The Leader as Coach.David Kepler and Frank T. Morgan.PART IV: THE COACHING ALMANAC.11 Is Coaching Worth the Money? Assessing the ROI of Executive Coaching.12 Interpretative Data: What's Shaping the Coaching Marketplace.Notes.Index.