Coaching, Mentoring and Organizational Consultancy

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All You Need to Become an Successful Coaching Supervisor

This book provides you with the theory and practice on

how to succeed in the rapidly growing fields of coaching, mentoring,

and consultancy by thoroughly explaining the fundamental

principles, formal standards, and skills necessary to become an

effective supervisor.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780335218165
  • Publisher: Open University Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/2007
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Meet the Author

Nick Smith is a principal consultant with Bath Consultancy Group. He has also been a Director of Administration and Organisational Development with a new campaigning organisation looking for improvement in the built environment. The current focus of his work is in helping senior management and Boards develop their organisation's capacity to learn.

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Table of Contents


Golden threads of practice

Section one: Coaching, mentoring and organizational consultancy
Introduction to section one
Team coaching
Organisational coaching and consultancy
Creating a coaching culture

Section two: Development and supervision
Introduction to section two
The development of coaches, mentors and consultants
Coaching, Mentoring and consultancy: why, what and how
Seven-eyed process model of supervision
Supervising in groups and peer groups
Shadow consultancy of consultant teams

Section three: The skills and capacities for coaches, mentors, consultants and supervisors
Introduction to section three
Developing key skills for coaches, mentors and consultants and supervisors
The key qualities or capacities
Ethical capacity
Supervision across the difference: transcultural supervision
Conclusion: Polishing the professional mirror

Appendix one: APECS ethical guidelines
Appendix two: EMCC guidelines on supervision
Appendix three: AFS code of ethics and good practice
Appendix four: International coach federation code of ethics
Appendix five: Deference threshold

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