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Chapter 28: Psychologically Informed Coaching Interventions and Workplace Wellbeing

Psychologically Informed Coaching Interventions and Workplace Wellbeing

Psychologically informed coaching interventions and workplace wellbeing
Yi-Ling Lai Stephen Palmer

Introduction

This chapter focuses on the application of coaching in workplace life and wellbeing areas since the Annual Health and Well-being at Work report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD, 2020: 3) indicated ‘an unhealthy workforce means an unhealthy business'. Specifically, organizations are encouraged to take a proactive approach to support employees’ psychological wellbeing. Coaching, which is a learner-centred reflective process by means of interpersonal interactions between coaches and coachees, can offer employees an opportunity to experience positive behavioral changes and performance growth through the improvement of organizational life (Grant, 2017). Indeed, Dodge and colleagues (2012) pointed ...

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