Coaching, Agility and Sustainable Leadership

  • Christophe Bacouël
Part of the International Marketing and Management Research book series (INMAMAR)


Today, executives are struggling with how to lead best in a volatility-uncertainty-complexity-ambiguity (VUCA) world. This calls for leadership agility and agile organizations, implicating change. Studies found that a key force leading to meaningful change is leadership sustainability. The purpose of this chapter was to examine the relevance of coaching to the advancement of leadership in changing working environments. Coaching has become popular in the context of leadership development and change in complex environments. Despite its widespread use, little evidence describes the necessity and impact of coaching. Furthermore, the emergence of agile organizations might call for novel leadership styles. This chapter proposes an emerging model of sustainable leadership as a function of coaching and the agile organization.


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  • Christophe Bacouël
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  1. 1.Insights Learning & Development FranceParisFrance

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