Coaching Understood

Author: Elaine Cox
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446290972
Size: 76.36 MB
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'This book is a milestone in the coaching literature. Elaine Cox provides an excellent text that is scholarly, practical and accessible. She offers clear insights into how coaching works so that coaching is truly understood!' - Bob Garvey, Professor of Business Education, York St John Business School 'The development of the coaching literature has often been protracted and modest. In recent years, few coaching texts provided a significant leap forward in our understanding of psychological dynamics of coaching. For this reason, Cox’s Coaching Understood is a game changer. More thoroughly and systematically than ever before, this work gets under the bonnet of the coaching engine and explores the mechanics of the coaching process. For anyone wondering why coaching works, this book is your answer.' - Yossi Ives, Tag International Development, UK (International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching Mentoring) Coaching Understood takes a fresh approach to coaching skills and techniques by examining each element of the coaching process in detail in order to verify and justify its effectiveness. By exposing the mystery underlying coaching's success as a personal and professional development intervention, Elaine Cox undertakes to generate a better understanding of coaching, improve coaching practice, and breed a new generation of more informed coachees and buyers of coaching. Coaching Understood is essential reading for students and practitioners alike. Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here

The Complete Handbook Of Coaching

Author: Elaine Cox
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473904145
Size: 69.48 MB
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This second edition provides the most comprehensive guide to the field of coaching, exploring a range of coaching theories and approaches, genres and settings, and professional issues. It supports trainees and professionals to identify and develop a personal style of coaching. Its three parts cover: The theoretical traditions underpinning coaching such as cognitive-behavioural, Gestalt and existential Contexts and genres such as life, executive, peer, team and career coaching Professional issues such as ethics, supervision, continuing professional development, standards and mental-health issues. Written by leading international authors, each chapter makes links between theory and practice and includes discussion questions to facilitate reflection on the topic, further reading suggestions, and case studies. This new edition includes completely revised and updated chapters throughout, an additional emphasis on cross-cultural coaching and new chapters on Health and Wellness Coaching and Researching Coaching. The handbook is a unique resource that has helped thousands of practitioners and trainees from a variety of professions and multi-disciplinary backgrounds, including health, education, business and management and psychology, throughout their coaching career.

Developmental Coaching

Author: Tatiana Bachkirova
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335238572
Size: 63.60 MB
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Introduces a new theory of developmental coaching and a new framework for coaching practice, exploring puzzling and debated aspects of human nature, such as 'self', 'free will' and 'psychological evolution.'

Coaching And Mentoring For Business

Author: Grace McCarthy
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473904315
Size: 21.98 MB
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Coaching and Mentoring for Business seeks to go beyond the vast body of skills-based literature that dominates the study of coaching and mentoring and focus on the contribution that coaching can make to the implementation of human resource strategy and organizational strategy. Grace McCarthy includes an introduction to coaching and mentoring theory, then goes on to look at coaching and mentoring skills, and how they may be applied in relation to individual change, coaching and mentoring for leaders and by leaders, coaching and mentoring for strategy, innovation and organisational change, as well as coaching and mentoring in cross-cultural and virtual contexts. Coaching and Mentoring for Business also explores ethical issues in coaching and mentoring before concluding with the evaluation of success in coaching and mentoring and a discussion of emerging issues. Key Features: Vignettes to help readers consolidate their learning by illustrating real life situations Web links to useful academic and professional resources A companion website with PowerPoint slides, a lecturer's guide and self-assessment quizzes available at www.sagepub.co.uk/mccarthy Electronic inspection copies are available for instructors.

Life Span Development

Author: Leonie Sugarman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134651538
Size: 72.99 MB
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This thorough revision of the highly successful first edition offers the reader a wide-ranging and thought provoking account of human development throughout the life-span.

Manager As Coach The New Way To Get Results

Author: Rogers, Jenny
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0077140184
Size: 79.60 MB
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"Jenny Rogers' advice is simple, memorable, deeply pragmatic, and always focused on results. If only more managers would take it!" Tim Brooks, CEO, BMJ Group "This pragmatic book will stimulate managers to drive higher performance and get the best out of people. In such a challenging environment, this can only be good for business!" Carolyn McCall, CEO, Easy Jet "A must-read for any manager working to foster the right culture. Belief in excellence and the ability to enable people to perform at their best is fundamental for generating and sustaining high performance." Johanna Friedl-Naderer,Region Vice President, Biogen Idec "I believe this common-sense, simple approach would motivate both managers and individuals to change and empower them to improve their own performance." Michael Parr, CEO, British Arab Commercial Bank It's a tough job being a manager. How do you manage performance? If you come across as too directive you may get a reputation for harshness. If you are too nice you risk being known as a gullible and easily outmanoeuvred. Neither approach works. 'Employee engagement' is the magical ingredient: it makes staff genuinely committed, creating excellent work. Few organizations actually achieve it, though all say they want it. Coaching is the most reliable a way of producing it. In Manager as Coach, Jenny Rogers challenges many of the traditional assumptions about what works in management and shows you, step by step, how to be a brilliant manager and get fantastic results: Reduce your stress Develop employees' key skills Create a culture of engagement Improve bottom line results Jenny Rogers is one of the leading executive coaches in the UK with more than 20 years of experience. Her clients are typically chief executives and directors of large organizations. She writes extensively about coaching and leadership and has trained many hundreds of managers in coaching skills in the UK and internationally. Karen Whittleworth is an acclaimed trainer, coach and coach supervisor, and the founding director of Worth Consulting Ltd. Andrew Gilbert is an internationally known as a speaker, trainer and executive coach. He is the co-director of Worth Consulting Ltd.

Corporate Coaching

Author: Sraban Mukherjee
Publisher: SAGE Publishing India
ISBN: 9351504166
Size: 66.45 MB
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Worldwide, organizations invest heavily on their employees to enhance their capabilities and manage growth and build competitive advantage. Through a comprehensive approach, Corporate Coaching shows how organizations can use coaching as a development tool to improve the effectiveness of employees at all levels of management. This book focuses on how to improve individual and organizational performance using coaching, develop the leadership pipeline and evolve a coaching culture. The book is a ’How To’ guide for corporate coaching, written primarily for human resource and learning and development professionals. It will help readers understand the nuances of corporate coaching and make better decisions in introducing coaching as an intervention for organization development. Sponsors or decision makers of coaching intervention can use the methods given in this book for measuring the return on coaching investment and evaluating the effectiveness of corporate coaching.

Appreciative Coaching

Author: Sara L. Orem
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118047133
Size: 79.19 MB
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Appreciative Coaching describes an approach to coaching that is rooted in Appreciative Inquiry. At its core the Appreciative Coaching method shows individuals how to tap into (or rediscover) their own sense of wonder and excitement about their present life and future possibilities. Rather than focusing on individuals in limited or problem-oriented ways, Appreciate Coaching guides clients through four stages—Discovery, Dream, Design, and Destiny—that inspire them to an appreciative and empowering view of themselves and their future.

Sports Coaching E Book

Author: John Lyle
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455725226
Size: 72.53 MB
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Sports Coaching: Professionalisation and Practice is a comprehensive evidence-based textbook of sports coaching theory and practice. The book is edited by leading academics in sports coaching studies and authored by a world-renowned team of experts in sports coaching research. It deals with all aspects of coaching behaviour and practice, including coaches’ decision making, coaching pedagogy, and the development of expertise. Each of the chapters provides an up-to-date position statement on coaching themes, and makes explicit reference to the professionalisation of coaching. Written in an accessible style, and identifying critical ideas and issues, the book will complement and challenge both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes, and will be an invaluable source of ideas for researchers and academics. Multicontributed chapters follow uniform structure to increase clarity and accessiblity of text 'Snapshots' of critical ideas and issues presented as models or diagrams to facilitate students' understanding Case examples and scenarios illustrate key concepts in each chapter Latest research and current literature summarised for each thematic topic.

Coaching

Author: James Flaherty
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136441832
Size: 66.29 MB
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Coaching: Evoking Excellence in Others is an insightful, thought-provoking guide that dissects the art and science of coaching. Beginning with theories, concepts and models, the book moves on to consider rigorous methods of practice and self-observation in a relationship of mutual trust, respect and freedom of expression. It will probe you to rethink how you relate to your clients and your staff, how you produce long-term excellent performance in yourself and how you can become more effective in helping others to achieve their goals This third edition includes a new chapter on communication and a new central case study that runs throughout the book to illustrate the impact of the themes and concepts discussed in the book. Coaching, 3rd edition is a rich learning resource guide for new and experienced coaches who want to challenge their methods of partnering with clients. It is also an inspiring guide for training managers and leaders, human resource development managers and general managers who want to develop their teams.