As an Executive Coach, Dr. Awal works with a diverse group of senior executives in India and the United States and consults with Global organizations on multicultural issues, leadership development, and teams. She provides executive coaching services for the Wharton Business School Executive Development, EMBA and MBA Programs. She is Program Coach and Mentor Coach for Newfield Network—a Coach Training Organization. At Fielding University, she has taught in the Evidence-Based Coaching (EBC) Program since 2010.
Industry Expertise (3)
Professional Training and Coaching
Areas of Expertise (6)
Multicultural Issues and Diversity
Stern School of Business, New York University: PhD, Organization Behavior and Industrial Psychology 1981
Stern School of Business, New York University: MPhil, Organization Behavior and Industrial Psychology
Lady Shree Ram College for Women: BA, Political Science and Economics 1969
Newfield Network: Certification, Ontological Coaching 2000
Strozzi Institute: Certification, Somatic Coaching 2013
- Newfield Network Asia, Europe and USA : Program Coach and Mentor Coach
Life's thumbprint: the impact of significant life events on coaches and their coachingCoaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice
(2012) Coaches do not come to practice as a blank slate. However, there is little documentation of the impact diverse life experiences have on coaches' skills, professional evolution or presence in practice. Analysis of a critical events question included in a long-term global ...
Transformational learning: an ancient concept in modern timesSpirituality and Business
(2010) Deepa Awal addresses Transformational Learning in the context of business. According to her, this concept merits attention because it has the potential to bring about significant change in an individual's beliefs, assumptions, and worldview. It also ...
New Leadership Skills for Success in a Global Business Environment: Lessons from Executive CoachingErfolgreiches Management
(2010) To be effective, leaders over the next decade will need to develop new skills to address the increase in business volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity that they confront. Executive coaching has a distinct role to play in developing these skills and ...
Issues in Organizational Culture Change: A Case StudyJournal of Organizational Culture, Communication and Conflict
(2006) As organizations adapt to be more effective in dynamic and competitive environments, the role of their organizational culture in either supporting or resisting internal changes is critical. The organization's leadership must seek a culture that fits with new ...
Differentiating between perceived organization and work group climatesJournal of Management
(1981) Organization and work group climates were measured by the use of identical questions for 112 managers in different business units. The results provide tentative support for the notion that organization and work group climates are different constructs; ...