The Coaching Handbook: An Action Kit for Trainers and Managers

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* A bumper compendium of tools and techniques

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780749438104
  • Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 3/28/2003
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Meet the Author

Sara Thorpe and Jackie Clifford are trainers with a wealth of experience drawn from a wide range of organizations. They are the authors of The Coaching Handbook, also published by Kogan Page.

Sara Thorpe and Jackie Clifford are trainers with a wealth of experience drawn from a wide range of organizations. They are the authors of The Coaching Handbook, also published by Kogan Page.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. 1 The coaching process 3
1 What is coaching? 5
2 Learning theories 13
3 Introducing the coaching model 25
4 Job description, skills, and qualities of a coach 29
5 Preparing to coach 31
6 Stage 1: Clarifying coaching needs and goals 33
7 Stage 2: Agreeing specific development needs 41
8 Stage 3: Formulating a detailed plan for coaching 49
9 Stage 4: Doing a task or activity 53
10 Stage 5: Reviewing activities and planning improved performance 63
11 Stage 6: Ending the coaching relationship 79
12 Third-party initiated coaching 81
13 Skills 85
Pt. 2 Case studies 107
Pt. 3 Activities and exercises 175
References 223
Further reading 225
Index 229
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