Welcome to the library of the Business Coach Institute, an organization dedicated to the training and professional development of business coaches and research in the field of business coaching.

Web Sites

International Coach Federation The web site provides the ICF Code of Ethics and a detailed description of ICF Coaching Competencies

Peer Resources Coaching Directory A valuable resource for information about coaching world wide


The Contemporary Workplace
Coaching and OD
Taboo against Being Real in Management
Scapegoating in the Workplace
Anxiety and Work

Assessments and Tools in Coaching
Defense Mechanisms in the Coaching Process
When the Coach is a Supervisor
What Gets Us Stuck

Emotional Pain in Learning: Applying Group-analytic Experience in Non-Clinical Fields
Defense Mechanisms in Teams
Working with Groups: Developing the Necessary Interpersonal Skills

Key Concepts in Interpersonal Psychology