Coaching in Depth: The Organizational Role Analysis Approach

Editor : John Newton, Editor : Burkard Sievers, Editor : Susan Long




A coherent and superbly illustrated framework for in-depth coaching using the method of Organizational Role Analysis (ORA). This technique has the immensely practical purpose of helping managers to stay "in role and on task". This book is the first comprehensive account of the work and brings together contributions from experienced practitioners around the globe.

Notes about the author(s):

Burkard Sievers is Professor emeritus for Organization Development in the Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, Bergische University Wuppertal, Germany and Past President ISPSO.

Susan Long is an organisational consultant and researcher. Formerly Professor of Creative and Sustainable Organisation, she is now an adjunct Professor at RMIT and in Melbourne Australia where she conducts courses for senior managers, supervises research students and conducts organisational research. As an organisational consultant she works with organisational change, executive coaching, board development, role analysis, team development and management training.
She is a member of Comcare’s advisory board for the Center of Excellence for Research into Mental Health at Work and a member of the Board of the Judicial College of Victoria. She is currently President of the Psychoanalytic Studies Association of Australasia, was the founding President of Group Relations Australia and a past president of the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organisations. Her research interests involve participatory action research projects in industry, government organizations, health, education and correctional services and have attracted grants through the Australian research Council and industry. She has published five books and many journal articles and is editor of the journalSocioanalysis.

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