Leader as Coach by David Peterson and Mary Dee Hicks
Minneapolis, Minn: Personal Decisions International, 1996
Open Library ebook: www.openlibrary.org/works/OL2101670W/Leader_as_coach
A very widely used book in the Corporate arena. Clearly defines coaching (using the who/what/why/when/where formula), concisely shows how the leader can help build trust , commitment and skills in others as well as promoting persistence and a healthy learning culture and environment.
A colourful and well structured book which includes some very practical self-development tools including the GAPS model which is a useful way of grouping together your Goals, Abilities, Perceptions and Standards in a 4-box matrix which helps you see at a glance areas for development.