Excellence In Coaching: The Industry Guide by Jonathan PassmoreExcellence In Coaching: The Industry Guide by Jonathan Passmore

Excellence In Coaching: The Industry Guide

EditorJonathan Passmore, Association For Coaching

Paperback | December 28, 2015

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Presenting cutting-edge thinking in the field of workplace coaching, this updated third edition ofExcellence in Coachingenables coaches to achieve excellence in a rapidly evolving profession. All of the chapters have been brought up to date with current content. Part one introduces the business of coaching, with topics covering how to set up a coaching practice, coaching within organizations, and coaching requirements. Chapters five through twelve in part two, review coaching models and approaches, including NLP, behavioral, solution-focused, transpersonal, appreciative, and integrative. There is also a brand new chapter on team coaching. The final section considers issues surrounding coaching: ethics, supervision, evaluating coaching programs, accreditation, intercultural coaching, and stress.
Jonathan Passmoreis an occupational psychologist and a coaching supervisor. He has wide business consulting experience, having worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM Business Consulting, and as a chief executive and company chairman in the sports leisure sector. He is based at the School of Psychology, University of East London, and...
Title:Excellence In Coaching: The Industry GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.87 inPublished:December 28, 2015Publisher:Kogan PageLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0749474459

ISBN - 13:9780749474454


Table of Contents

About the editor
Foreword from the second edition

Jonathan Passmore

Part One The business of coaching

01 What is coaching?
Frank Bresser and Carol Wilson

Coaching: the new profession
Defining coaching
Coaching qualities, skills and competencies
Coaching, counselling, psychotherapy and mentoring
The benefits of coaching

02 Coaching within organizations
Katherine Tulpa

The need for the human touch
Organizational coaching framework
Building the business case
Ensuring focus
Creating alignment
Delivering success

03 Leveraging the coaching investment
Katherine Tulpa and Margot Hennessy

Strategic framework for leveraging external coaching
Defining the coaching requirements
Coach selection and appointment
Embedding best practice
Considering external market trends

04 Setting up and running your coaching practice
Alex Szabo

Planning for success
Setting up a coaching practice
Your operations
Your financial management
Sales and marketing

Part Two Coaching models and approaches

05 Behavioural coaching – the GROW model
Graham Alexander

The GROW coaching model explained
The GROW model
When does the GROW model work best?
Tools and techniques
Ten key questions to guide your way

06 Solution-focused coaching
Anthony M Grant

The solution-focused coaching model explained
Core characteristics of solution-focused coaching
When does the solution-focused approach work best?
Tools and techniques
Strategic overview of a solution-focused coaching intervention
Ten key questions to guide your way

07 Cognitive behavioural coaching
Michael Neenan

The cognitive behavioural coaching model explained
When does CBC work best?
Tools and techniques
Ten key questions to guide your way

08 NLP coaching
Ian McDermott

The NLP coaching model explained
When does NLP coaching work best?
Tools and techniques
Ten key questions to guide your way

09 Transpersonal coaching
John Whitmore and Hetty Einzig

The transpersonal coaching model explained
When does transpersonal coaching work best?
Tools and techniques
Ten key questions to guide your way

10 Appreciative coaching: pathway to flourishing
Ann L Clancy and Jacqueline Binkert

Shifting to the positive
Moving towards 'what's right'
Developing the Appreciative Coaching model
Adopting an appreciative stance
Weaving together the principles and tools

11 Integrative coaching
Jonathan Passmore

The integrative coaching model explained
When does integrative coaching work best?
Tools and techniques
Ten key questions to guide your way

Part Three Coaching issues

12 Intercultural coaching
Philippe Rosinski and Geoffrey Abbott

Integrating culture into coaching
Embracing diversity
Leveraging alternative cultural perspectives
The global coaching process
Cross-cultural work in practice

13 Coaching and stress
Dr M Alicia Peña Bizama and Cary L Cooper

Why focus on stress?
How can coaching help to manage stress?
Managing stress: a comprehensive approach
How can stress be prevented?

14 Coaching ethics: integrity in the moment of choice
Allard de Jong

Why are ethics important in coaching?
What is meant by ethics?
The foundations of ethical thinking
Ethical principles that guide coaching practice
Modern society and 'new ethics'
Ethical standards for coaching
Ethical themes and scenarios from coaching

15 Coaching supervision
Peter Hawkins

What is coaching supervision?
Role and purpose of supervision
Similarities and differences to counselling and psychotherapy supervision
The stages in a supervision session
The seven-eyed coaching supervision model
Supervising team coaching
Training as a coaching supervisor

16 Evaluating coaching programmes
Alison Carter and David B Peterson

Why evaluate?
How to evaluate
Pitfalls to avoid
Cases in point
Final thoughts

17 Coach accreditation
Diane Brennan and Alison Whybrow

The case for accreditation
Coach accreditation: recent history and developing trends
Understanding existing and emerging professional accreditation systems in the coaching space
Coaching and coaching psychology
Where to from here?

18 Team coaching
Kate Lanz

The three key levels within team coaching
Three core lenses for looking at team coaching effectiveness
The six principles of team coaching – the 'how' of team coaching
Six core practices for team coaching

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