ISBN 9780071074360,Coaching, Mentoring And Organizational Consultancy

Coaching, Mentoring And Organizational Consultancy



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780071074360

ISBN-10 0071074368


Number of Pages 520 Pages
Language (English)


What are the key skills needed to be a successful coach, mentor or supervisor? How can personal development be effectively facilitated? What are the ethical guidelines for practicing as a coach, mentor or organizational consultant? In the last ten years, there has been an enormous growth in the fields of coaching, mentoring and consultancy. These professions, like psychotherapy and counseling before them, are going through a phase of professionalization, with the establishment of formal standards, European bodies and standard requirements for supervision. This book provides a response to these growing demands with sections that examine: Differences and similarities between coaching, mentoring and organizational consultancy Personal and professional development that leads to sustainable change Qualities, capabilities, skills and values necessary for effective coaching, mentoring and supervision Guidelines for practice Divided into three parts the book first discusses the practice of coaching, mentoring and consultancy. A second section goes on to look at development and supervision of these roles whilst a third section addresses the wider issues of training, skills and capacities required in these roles. Throughout, information is presented in an accessible and user-friendly way which, whether they have previous knowledge of these areas or not, should enable readers to fully understand the benefits of the methods discussed. TABLE OF CONTENTS Section 1: Coaching, mentoring and organizational consultancy Introduction to Section Chapter 1 Golden threads of practice Chapter 2 Coaching Chapter 3 Mentoring and working with transitions Chapter 4 Team coaching Chapter 5 Organizational coaching and consultancy Chapter 6 Creating a coaching culture Section 2: Development and supervision Introduction to Section 2 Chapter 7 Development of coaches Chapter 8 Supervision: why, what and how? Chapter 9 The seven-eyed process model of supervision Chapter 10 Group and peer group supervision Chapter 11 Shadow consultancy of consultant teams Section 3: The skills and capacities for coaches, mentors, consultants and supervisors Introduction to Section 3 Chapter 12 Core skills and capabilities Chapter 13The key qualities and capacities Chapter 14 Ethical capacity Chapter 15 Working with difference: transcultural capacity Chapter 16 Conclusion: polishing the professional mirror Appendix I: APECS ethical guidelines Appendix II: EMCC guidelines on supervision Appendix III: AFS code of ethics and good practice Appendix IV: International Coach Federation code of ethics Appendix V: the deference threshold Resources Feedback request Bibliography Index