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Coaching and Mentoring

Coaching and Mentoring
Theory and Practice

Fourth Edition
  • Bob Garvey - Managing Partner, The Lio Partnership, a coaching and mentoring consultancy in the UK
  • Paul Stokes - Sheffield Hallam University, UK
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October 2021 | 400 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Written by two leading scholars in the field, this book is an essential guide to the theory and practice of coaching and mentoring.

The 4th Edition features:

·        New content on the definitional issues and the hybridization of coaching and mentoring

·        Revised analysis on the research terrain of coaching and mentoring

·        Careful consideration of the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on coaching and mentoring

·        New and updated case studies and examples from a wide range of countries, including the USA, Africa, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Russia, Australia, South America, the Czech Republic and Sri Lanka

·        Updated activities, reflective questions and annotated further reading at the end of each chapter

This book also comes with an Instructor’s Manual and PowerPoint slides for lecturers to use in their teaching.

Suitable reading for students on coaching and mentoring modules.

Bob Garvey is Managing Partner of the Lio Partnership, a coaching and mentoring consultancy.

Paul Stokes is a Principal Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University and leads its MSc Coaching and Mentoring programme.

Part 1 An Introduction to Coaching and Mentoring
Chapter 1 The Meaning of Coaching and Mentoring
Chapter 2 Researching Coaching and Mentoring
Chapter 3 Creating a Coaching and Mentoring Culture
Chapter 4 Design and Evaluation
Chapter 5 Models and Perspectives on Coaching and Mentoring
Chapter 6 Conversational Learning
Part 2 Influences on Coaching and Mentoring
Chapter 7 Power in Coaching and Mentoring
Chapter 8 The Skilled Coachee
Chapter 9 Multiple Learning Relationships
Chapter 10 E-Development
Chapter 11 The Goal Assumption: A Mindset Issue in Organizations?
Part 3 Contemporary Issues in Coaching and Mentoring
Chapter 12 Supervision
Chapter 13 Coaching and Mentoring and Diversity
Chapter 14 A Question of Ethics in Coaching and Mentoring
Chapter 15 Competencies, Standards and Professionalization
Part 4 Towards a Theory of Coaching and Mentoring
Chapter 16 Perspectives on Coaching and Mentoring from Around the Globe
Chapter 17 Towards a Meta-theory of Coaching and Mentoring


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Instructor's manual 

This book provides a good overview of the key concepts, benefits and challenges associated with mentoring and coaching.

Rachael Blazewicz-Bell
School of Education (Clifton), Nottingham Trent University
June 2, 2024

excellent insight and support for module

Mr Ian Chapman
Bolton Business School, Bolton University
January 24, 2023

Bob Garvey

Bob Garvey works with a variety of people, either one-to-one or in groups. He is an internationally known keynote conference speaker, thought leader, educator and prolific writer. Bob is an honorary board member of the International Mentoring Association (IMA) and founding member of the EMCC (European Mentoring and Coaching Council). In 2014, the trade magazine, ‘Coaching at Work’ awarded him a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for services to mentoring and in 2018, he was ‘Highly Commended’ as an external coach/mentor also by ‘Coaching at Work’ magazine.  Bob is obsessed with coaching and mentoring! More About Author

Paul Stokes

Paul Stokes is a Principal Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University. He is the Research Lead for the Department of Management within Sheffield Business School, as well as leading the MSc Coaching & Mentoring at the University. He is an experienced coach, mentor and supervisor as well as a designer and evaluator of many coaching and mentoring programmes within organizations, including his own. In 2016 he was awarded a PhD for his pioneering research into the skilled coachee. More About Author

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