Coaching Models: A Cultural Perspective

A Guide to Model Development: for Practitioners and Students of Coaching
Author: Diane Lennard
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135965803
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 140
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"In addition to providing an extensive analysis of strategies for changing performance and the factors that can impact coaching effectiveness, this book offers what may be a unique value: instead of promoting one approach as the best, Dr. Lennard guides readers through a highly customized process of developing our own individualized coaching model. As a result of the book's thought-provoking activities, I strengthened my own sense of personal authenticity and saw new ways to coach and collaborate fully with employees who may have very different perspectives." — Tita Theodora Beal, Learning & Development, Pfizer, Inc. "This is a wise book. The essential take-away is simple and profound. Develop, refine, and apply your own (as in ownership) personalized coaching model. Much is provided; nothing is imposed. Readers are invited to reflect on unique and defining experiences, strengths, values, perspectives and style and to begin creating their own ‘work in progress.’ Coaching Models will be a compelling read for experienced coaches and new coach practitioners alike." — Bethene LeMahieu, Ed.D.; Professional Coach and Conversation Conservationist Coaching Models: A Cultural Perspective encourages and assists students and practitioners of business coaching to develop and apply their own coaching models. The entire field of coaching will benefit from having coaches who use their models to continually improve their practice. The first part of this book presents the model development process by looking at the relationship among culture, beliefs, and behavior in the coaching context. It explains the importance of identifying cultural factors that influence the way coaches approach coaching interactions, and their coaching models. The second section provides coaches with information and strategies for developing personalized coaching models, applying them to specific contexts, and reflecting on their interactions to refine their core coaching practices. The third part describes the evolution of the author’s own coaching model—the Performance Coaching Model—and illustrates how one coach incorporates unique perspectives and sets of skills, knowledge, and experience in her coaching practice.

Strategic Communication at Work

The Impact Paradigm
Author: Diane Lennard
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351863096
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 178
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Strategic Communication at Work provides the reader with a practical approach to engaging in all types of communication—one-on-one, small group, and large group—to achieve intended results. The framework presented enables readers to make informed decisions that increase the effectiveness of their communication and enhance their credibility. Lennard presents the IMPACT Paradigm—Intending, Messaging, Presence, Attending, Connecting, and Together—in the first part of the book explaining the benefits of using a single framework for all strategic communication. The second part illustrates how to apply these principles and approach interactions with a purposeful mindset, express ideas congruently, and connect with others. The third part offers curated exercises for practicing communication skills, along with specific ways to integrate the paradigm into everyday communication interactions. The text’s clear and practical approach will appeal to graduate students of business communication, as well as instructors and professionals interested in improving their communication skills.

Quality Teaching in a Culture of Coaching


Author: Stephen G. Barkley
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1607095823
Category: Education
Page: 210
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This book expands on the framework established in the original volume of Quality Teaching in a Culture of Coaching, providing many examples that can be incorporated into any educational environment.

Coaching Across Cultures

New Tools for Leveraging National, Corporate & Professional Differences
Author: Philippe Rosinski
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey International
ISBN: 1857884795
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 338
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Shows how to integrate the cultural dimension into coaching and coaching skills into intercultural work.

Coaching for Change


Author: John L. Bennett,Mary Wayne Bush
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136496017
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 392
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Current research indicates that approximately 70% of all organizational change initiatives fail. This includes mergers and acquisitions, introductions of new technologies, and changes in business processes. Leadership is critical in initiating, driving and sustaining change to produce business results, and executive coaching is the best way to support leaders at all levels. Coaching for Change introduces a model for executive coaching that provides the tools and resources to support leaders in driving organization change. In this book, a number of coaching and change models are explored with the goal of integrating them into a framework that can be applied to the individual, team or organization. Bennett and Bush explain the theories behind both coaching and change, and include practical sections on developing coaching skills. A companion website supports this book as a learning tool, featuring a curriculum, instructor guides, powerpoint presentations and more. Coaching for Change is a valuable book for students in coaching, change management or organizational development courses, as well as professionals who want to develop their skills to drive successful change within their organizations.

The Psychology of Executive Coaching

Theory and Application
Author: Bruce Peltier
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 113584982X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 480
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Coaching has become an important way for psychotherapists and other mental health professionals to adapt their skills to a changing environment. This book provides a comprehensive translation of psychotherapy theory and skills for the would-be executive coach.

Organization Development

A Process of Learning and Changing
Author: W. Warner Burke,Debra A. Noumair
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 013389262X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 384
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Master the modern discipline of Organizational Development (OD), and use it to plan and drive effective change. Organization Development, Third Edition is today's complete overview of the OD discipline for managers, executives, administrators, consultants, and students alike. Fully updated to reflect major changes since the classic Second Edition, it explains how OD is now practiced, and how it is continuing to evolve. The authors illuminate each key theory in the field, giving readers the background they need to translate theory into action, make key choices, help organizations learn, and lead change. Coverage includes: What OD is, where it came from, and where it is headed Understanding OD as a process of change Defining the OD client (why your client may not be who you think it is) Diagnosing organizational problems Applying the Burke-Litwin model of organizational performance and change Assessing how well OD techniques work Working as an OD consultant, and much more

Coaching in Education

Getting Better Results for Students, Educators and Parents
Author: Christian Van Niewerburgh
Publisher: Karnac Books
ISBN: 1780490798
Category: Education
Page: 222
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Coaching and Organizational Culture

A Narrative Perspective
Author: David Drake
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780415530057
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 224
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Coaching and Organizational Culture presents a model showing how coaching can be used more holistically to support an organization’s larger goals for change. The model advances coaching as a strategy – a combination of skills and practices that can be used to change the way organizations are designed and how business gets done. In this book, coaching is viewed as an ongoing, collaborative process, answering the need for a coaching approach that is integrated with broader leadership development processes and linked with business objectives and outcomes. Based on a solid theoretical foundation, as well as years of professional experience, this book: Combines key elements of systems theory, complexity theory, organizational development and adult development theories in an innovative, unified framework Integrates person-centered and organization-centered approaches to coaching to maximize the benefits of both approaches to change Includes a number of case studies to illustrate the concepts in action and their connection to tangible results for organizations Features innovative assessment methods to help organizations develop and leverage coaching capabilities to support change and strategic initiatives With the increased number of coaching programs and initiatives, this book is sure to be a valuable resource for students and executive coaches alike.

The Cross-Cultural Coaching Kaleidoscope

A Systems Approach to Coaching Amongst Different Cultural Influences
Author: Jennifer Plaister-Ten
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0429920431
Category: Psychology
Page: 192
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Coaching has emerged from a Western, largely Anglo-American, perspective that may not be appropriate across cultures, given the multi-cultural nature of societies and workplaces today and the working practice of virtual teams. This has repercussions for the coaching profession. There is little knowledge about the constituent factors of cross-cultural coaching; or the attitudes, skills and knowledge required to practice in a global market. Therefore, there is little sharing of best practice that in turn has an impact upon coaching competency.This book shows a unique approach to describing the impact of culture in the coaching relationship. It demonstrates how culture can affect our perceptions, thoughts and emotions, influence our choices and impact our behaviour. It identifies the need for the coach to become adept at raising awareness of cultural influences and to reframe psychological constructs often thought to have universal meaning; such as responsibility. Consequently, it moves way beyond studies of culture which draw on national characteristics, cultural dimensions or orientations, and proposes that our culture has individual and distinct meanings for each and every one of us.The book is based upon research conducted by the author during her Masters study. It also draws upon case studies from global practitioners who have been using the Cross-Cultural Kaleidoscope model, upon which the book draws its title. Appealing to executive coaching practitioners and academics alike, this book is intended to offer a fresh approach to coaching in an increasingly complex, mobile and intercultural world.

Instructional Coaching

A Partnership Approach to Improving Instruction
Author: Jim Knight
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452293341
Category: Education
Page: 256
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An innovative professional development strategy that facilitates change, improves instruction, and transforms school culture! Instructional coaching is a research-based, job-embedded approach to instructional intervention that provides the assistance and encouragement necessary to implement school improvement programs. Experienced trainer and researcher Jim Knight describes the "nuts and bolts" of instructional coaching and explains the essential skills that instructional coaches need, including getting teachers on board, providing model lessons, and engaging in reflective conversations. Each user-friendly chapter includes: First-person stories from successful coaches Sidebars highlighting important information A "Going Deeper" section of suggested resources Ready-to-use forms, worksheets, checklists, logs, and reports

Diversity in Coaching

Working with Gender, Culture, Race and Age
Author: Jonathan Passmore
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749466634
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 288
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Diversity in Coaching, published with the Association for Coaching, explores the impact and implication of difference in coaching. The book looks at how coaches can respond to issues of gender, generational, cultural, national and racial difference. Understanding how diversity impacts upon coaching is a crucial element to coaching effectively in today's diverse society and can give coaches the edge when responding to their coachees need. Written by an international team of coaching professionals, the book provides guidance on understanding diversity and how coaches can adapt coaching styles and techniques to meet individual needs, local demands and cultural preferences.It explores the impact and implication of difference in coaching, providing practical information to help coaches respond effectively to issues of diversity.

Challenging Coaching

Going Beyond Traditional Coaching to Face the FACTS
Author: John Blakey,Ian Day
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey
ISBN: 1473644542
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 228
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Challenging Coaching is a real-world, timely and provocative book which provides a wake-up call to move beyond the limitations of traditional coaching. Based on the authors' extensive experience working at board and management levels, they suggest that for far too long coaching approaches have shied away from adopting a more challenging stance - a stance that can provoke greater performance and unlock deeper potential in business leaders and their teams. The authors detail their unique FACTS coaching model, which provides a practical and pragmatic approach focusing on Feedback, Accountability, Courageous goals, Tension and Systems thinking. The authors explore FACTS coaching in theory and in practice using case studies, example dialogues and practical exercises so that the reader will be able to successfully challenge others using respectful yet direct techniques. This is an original and thought-provoking book that dares the reader to go beyond traditional coaching and face the FACTS.

The Wisdom of Coaching

Essential Papers in Consulting Psychology for a World of Change
Author: Richard R. Kilburg,Richard C. Diedrich
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 436
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What is executive coaching? And, how has it emerged as such a strong subdiscipline in psychology? This book aims to answer these questions and more. It also explores the various expectations held by practitioners, clients, and the tactics and methods coaches use to help clients improve their performance in situations.

The Art of Coaching

A Handbook of Tips and Tools
Author: Jenny Bird,Sarah Gornall
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317486056
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 230
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The Art of Coaching is a book to shift thinking and open up new possibilities, to stimulate fresh insight, to adapt to your needs as a coach or manager and to use creatively in practice. Written by two experienced, highly qualified international coaches and supervisors, this creative book offers ideas to use across the range of coaching contexts including leadership, decision making, change and supervision. Combining brand-new, original diagrams with classic models from the learning development and management fields, Jenny Bird and Sarah Gornall have a created a valuable resource for quick reference, instant accessibility and fast learning, built on a strong theoretical base. Each model in the book is explained with a clear, accessible diagram and a simple guide to what it is, how it works and how to put it into action. The text is full of inspiration for applications of the ideas in scenarios based on real coaching practice. The Art of Coaching will be an invaluable companion for coaches looking for new ways of developing awareness with clients, coaching students and trainees, coach supervisors, learning and development professionals and those working in human resource departments.

Creating a Coaching Culture

Developing a Coaching Strategy for Your Organization
Author: Peter Hawkins
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335238971
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 199
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Creating a Coaching Culture will help coaches and coaching companies to be more effective in the market place, by using an approach that works to create a coaching culture and integrates coaching well into organisations

The Future of Coaching

Vision, Leadership and Responsibility in a Transforming World
Author: Hetty Einzig
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317552776
Category: Psychology
Page: 272
View: 488

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We live in a world that is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, in which our work and lives are constantly disrupted and changing. But coaches and leaders are still trained to operate within stable models with a uni-focus on performance. Coaches are starting to question the remit of ‘raising performance’ within existing systems, many of which are outdated, dysfunctional and even toxic. The role of the coach today must evolve to become fit for purpose in challenging times and coaching must re-articulate its values, as the essential compass for navigating turbulent waters. In The Future of Coaching, Hetty Einzig examines the role of coaching and leadership in the twenty-first century, and sets out a compelling vision for its future. Drawing on experience gained over twenty-five years of coaching leaders in the corporate and public sectors, in the UK and globally, she challenges the tenet of coaching neutrality. Rather than simply following the client agenda, she encourages coaches to see themselves as partners in courageous leadership and to work towards building an ethical, holistic and networked coaching approach to help create businesses that serve society and our globalised world. The book asks essential questions of coaches working today: how can leaders and coaches become ‘positive deviants’ and transform the rules of the game within cultures where denial and group-think are rife? How can coaches work with the anxious and depressed, embracing the dark as well as the light? Are coaches prepared for the rise of Millennials, women leaders and those over sixty (the Third Acters)? Einzig challenges the model of the Strong Leader in favour of Respons-able leadership based on authentic strength, distributed power and responsive thinking. And she shows how this vision of a transformed workplace is essential for the transformations society must undertake to reclaim a positive future. This thought provoking collection of essays, designed to be read in any order, is enlightening and inspiring reading for coaches in practice and in training, HR and L&D professionals and for leaders everywhere.

Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching


Author: Shane Pill
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351592106
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 224
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Underpinned by a philosophy of empowerment, athlete-centred approaches to coaching are defined by a style that promotes learning through ownership, responsibility, initiative and awareness. Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching offers an in-depth theoretical examination of player-focused coaching models, and provides professional guidance for practising coaches. Written by a cast of world-leading scholars and practitioners, and offering a breadth of approaches to, and critiques of, the application of athlete-centred coaching, the book covers topics including: • athlete-centred coaching and holistic development • coaching tactical creativity • athlete-centred coaching in disability sport • team culture and athlete-centred coaching • developing thinking players through Game Sense coaching • supporting athlete wellbeing • athlete-centred coaching and Teaching Games for Understanding • athlete-centred coaching in masters sport. Based on the latest research and offering the most comprehensive enquiry into this central area of coaching theory, Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching is important reading for any students and lecturers of sports coaching or physical education, and practising coaches across any sport.

Excellence in Coaching

The Industry Guide
Author: Jonathan Passmore
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749459247
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 288
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Published with the Association for Coaching, Excellence in Coaching presents cutting-edge thinking in the field of workplace coaching. This comprehensive industry guide enables coaches to achieve personal excellence in a rapidly evolving profession through a collection of best-practice material covering: setting up and running your coaching practice; transpersonal coaching; behavioural coaching (the GROW model); integrative coaching; solution-focused coaching; intercultural coaching; cognitive behavioural coaching; coaching and stress; NLP coaching and coaching ethics. This latest edition has been updated to reflect recent evolvements in the industry and includes brand new chapters on accreditation, evaluating coaching, appreciative inquiry and making the most of a coaching investment.