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 and Mentoring: Where do I start?
- Chapter 1: Why Coaching and Mentoring? Why Now?
- Chapter 2: Psychology as a Perspective to Inform our Work in Coaching and Mentoring
Part II: Coaching and Mentoring Skills and Process: What do I actually do and why?
- Chapter 3: Coaching and Mentoring Process
- Chapter 4: Competence and Performance for Coaching and Mentoring: A contested discourse
- Chapter 5: Coaching and Mentoring in the Learning Mix
- Chapter 6: Evaluating Coaching and Mentoring
Part III: Coaching and Mentoring in Organisations and Other Contexts
- Chapter 7: Coaching and Mentoring in Specific Contexts
- Chapter 8: Leadership, Management, Coaching and Mentoring
- Chapter 9: Towards a Coaching and Mentoring Culture
- Chapter 10: Introducing Coaching and Mentoring into an Organisation
Part IV: Professional and Personal Development for Coaches: How can I develop my practice?