The Philospohy and Practice of Coaching / Edition 1by David B. Drake, Diane Brennan, Kim Gortz
Pub. Date: 06/16/2008
As coaching continues to grow, there is a need for a deeper conversation about its current state and its future directions. This book makes an important contribution to this conversation in provocative yet grounded ways. Our authors are internationally recognized coaches, educators, researchers and writers. the book offers you a unique opportunity to look inside… See more details below
As coaching continues to grow, there is a need for a deeper conversation about its current state and its future directions. This book makes an important contribution to this conversation in provocative yet grounded ways. Our authors are internationally recognized coaches, educators, researchers and writers. the book offers you a unique opportunity to look inside their minds and practices as a guide to reflect on and advance your own work.
Check out our website at www.practiceofcoaching.com interviews and discussions with the authors.
Table of Contents
List of Contributors.
Foreword (Stephen Palmer).
Introduction (Diane Brennan, Kim Gørtz and David B. Drake).
PART I: FOUNDATIONS FOR COACHING.
Chapter 1 The Life Coach Operating System: Its Foundations in Psychology (Patrick Williams).
Chapter 2 Coach Self-Management: The Foundation of Coaching Effectiveness (Travis Kemp).
Chapter 3 Thrice Upon a Time: Narrative Structure and Psychology as a Platform for Coaching (David B. Drake).
Chapter 4 Does it Matter What the Coach Thinks? – A New Foundation for Professional Development (Peter Jackson).
Chapter 5 Connecting the Dots: Coaching Research – Past, Present and Future (Francine Campone) Reflections on Foundations for Coaching (David B. Drake).
PART II: APPLICATIONS OF COACHING.
Chapter 6 An Appreciative Inquiry Coaching Approach to Developing Mental Toughness (Sandy Gordon).
Chapter 7 Focus on Cultural Elements in Coaching: Experiences from China and Other Countries (Charles Hamrick).
Chapter 8 Coaching and Workplace Stress (Kristina Gyllensten).
Chapter 9 Coaching for Wisdom: Enabling Wise Decisions (Peter Webb).
Chapter 10 Coaching the Human Spirit (Peter J. Reding and Marcia Collins).
Chapter 11 Achieving Tangible Results: The Development of a Coaching Model (Sabine Dembkowski and Fiona Eldridge).
Reflections on Applications of Coaching (David B. Drake).
PART III: ORGANIZATIONS AND COACHING.
Chapter 12 Coaching the Team (David Clutterbuck).
Chapter 13 Leadership Coaching: The Impact on the Organization (Diane Brennan).
Chapter 14 Creating Corporate Coaching Cultures for Resiliency and Performance (Vicki Escudé).
Chapter 15 Coaching and Leadership in the Six Cultures of Contemporary Organizations (William Bergquist and Vikki G. Brock).
Chapter 16 Coaching, Lean Processes, and the Concept of Flow (Kim Gørtz).
Chapter 17 Taking Coaching to the Next Level: Critical Insights from ROI Evaluations (Merrill C. Anderson).
Reflections on Organizations and Coaching (David B. Drake).
Conclusion (David B. Drake).
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