The Philospohy and Practice of Coaching / Edition 1

The Philospohy and Practice of Coaching / Edition 1

by David B. Drake, Diane Brennan, Kim Gortz
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470987216
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/16/2008
Series:
J-B Foreign Imprint Series - EMEA Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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 inPsychology (Patrick Williams).

Chapter 2 Coach Self-Management: The Foundation of CoachingEffectiveness (Travis Kemp).

Chapter 3 Thrice Upon a Time: Narrative Structure and Psychologyas a Platform for Coaching (David B. Drake).

Chapter 4 Does it Matter What the Coach Thinks? – A NewFoundation for Professional Development (Peter Jackson).

Chapter 5 Connecting the Dots: Coaching Research – Past,Present and Future (Francine Campone) Reflections onFoundations for Coaching (David B. Drake).

PART II: APPLICATIONS OF COACHING.

Chapter 6 An Appreciative Inquiry Coaching Approach toDeveloping Mental Toughness (Sandy Gordon).

Chapter 7 Focus on Cultural Elements in Coaching: Experiencesfrom China and Other Countries (Charles Hamrick).

Chapter 8 Coaching and Workplace Stress (KristinaGyllensten).

Chapter 9 Coaching for Wisdom: Enabling Wise Decisions (PeterWebb).

Chapter 10 Coaching the Human Spirit (Peter J. Reding andMarcia Collins).

Chapter 11 Achieving Tangible Results: The Development of aCoaching 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 Resiliencyand Performance (Vicki Escudé).

Chapter 15 Coaching and Leadership in the Six Cultures ofContemporary 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 Insightsfrom ROI Evaluations (Merrill C. Anderson).

Reflections on Organizations and Coaching (David B.Drake).

Conclusion (David B. Drake).

Index.

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