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A Critical Introduction to Coaching and Mentoring
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A Critical Introduction to Coaching and Mentoring
Debates, Dialogues and Discourses

  • David E Gray - University of Greenwich, UK
  • Bob Garvey - Managing Partner, The Lio Partnership, a coaching and mentoring consultancy in the UK
  • David A Lane - Professional Development Foundation, UK


March 2016 | 368 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This is the definitive introduction to coaching and mentoring, written by an experienced and multidisciplinary team. Taking you all the way through from the emerging theory to informed practice, the book covers:

 

·         Skills, purposes and outcomes of coaching and mentoring processes

·         The many settings in which they take place – public, private and voluntary

·         Coaching and mentoring’s evidence base and how it is assessed

·         The professionalization of coaching and mentoring and a move towards integration.

 

Supported by a wide range of case studies, activities, further questions and topics for discussion, this book is a comprehensive but accessible introduction. The authors take a critical approach and go beyond the basics, to support your development as a critically reflective practitioner.

It is essential reading for those studying coaching and mentoring, and professionals looking to integrate coaching and mentoring into their organizations.

 
Part I: Introducing Coaching & Mentoring: Where do I start?
 
Why coaching and mentoring? Why now?
 
Psychology as a perspective to inform our work in coaching and mentoring
 
Part II: Coaching & Mentoring Skills & Process: What do I actually do and why?
 
Coaching and mentoring process
 
Skills and competence for coaching and mentoring
 
Coaching and mentoring in the learning mix
 
Evaluating coaching & mentoring
 
Part III: Coaching & Mentoring in Organisations and other Contexts
 
Coaching and mentoring in specific contexts
 
Leadership, Management, coaching and mentoring
 
Towards a coaching and mentoring culture
 
Introducing coaching and mentoring into an organisation
 
Part IV: Professional and Personal Development for Coaches: How can I develop my practice?
 
Towards a model of coaching supervision
 
Professionalisation and Ethics
 
Research in coaching and mentoring
 
Coaching and the future

Excellent text introducing key concepts and topic considerations. Useful for students, learners and training practitioners.

Mr Jason Hettrick
Other, University of Cumbria
July 24, 2017

This helps with learners being introduced to coaching and mentoring. Lots of good advice and debates to use within the classroom

Mrs Chrissie Louise Draper
Derby College, Derby College
June 24, 2016

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1: Why Coaching and Mentoring? Why Now?


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David E Gray

David Gray is Professor of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour at the University of Greenwich.  His research interests, and publication record, include research methods, management learning (particularly coaching and mentoring), professional identity, action learning, reflective learning, management learning in SMEs and the factors that contribute to SME success.  He has published books and articles on research methods, organizational learning, and coaching and mentoring. David has led a number of EU-funded research programmes including one examining the impact of coaching on the resilience of unemployed managers in their job... More About Author

Bob Garvey

Bob Garvey is Managing Partner,of The Lio Partnership, a coaching and mentoring consultancy in the UK. He works with a range of people, either one-to-one or in groups. He is an EMCC (European Mentoring and Coaching Council) member and formerly the editor of the International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching. Bob is obsessed with coaching and mentoring! More About Author

David A Lane

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