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Coaching and Mentoring in the Asia Pacific

Routledge EMCC Masters in Coaching and Mentoring

By Anna Blackman (Other)

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Format: Paperback, 208 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 21 November 2017
Coaching and mentoring as management approaches have spread rapidly across the Asia-Pacific region. Basic concepts of supporting people in their learning, in their career journeys, and in the acquisition of wisdom are deeply rooted in all cultures, yet today, there is little agreement about what constitutes good practice. Coaching and Mentoring in Asia-Pacific is the first book to put coaching and mentoring into an Asia-Pacific context - exploring the challenges, benefits and differences in application, both in concept and practice. Opening with a foreword from Anthony Grant, this book provides commentaries and practical case studies from a wide variety of countries, sectors and perspectives. The authors show how organizations in the Asia-Pacific Region can make effective use of this powerful developmental tool, in cost-effective, culturally relevant ways. This book will be invaluable reading for students and practitioners based in, planning to work in, or curious about coaching and mentoring in Asia-Pacific.

Table of Contents

Part I: Overview 1. A Brief History of Modern Coaching and Mentoring in Asia-Pacific 2. The Importance of Coaching and Mentoring Part II: Challenges and Options 3. The Challenges of Coaching and Mentoring In Asia-Pacific Part III: Good Practice 4. What Does Good Practice Look Like? An International Perspective Part IV: Case Studies 5. Transforming Patterns in Addition to Solving Problems (Kent Chen); Coaching in China (Jessie Gu); Family Member Mentoring in Hawaii (Donnel Nunes); Mentor-Mentee Matching Methodology (George Quek); Strength-Based Coaching in the Asia-Pacific Region (Doug Mackie); Choice and Empowerment for Women (David Pierce & Sue Hubbard); Coaching in Asia-Pacific from the Coachee's Perspective (Anna Blackman & Siqiwen Li); Internal Coaching and Maternity Mentoring (Melissa Richardson & Graham Richardson); Understanding the Barriers of Coaching (Alison Carter & Anna Blackman); Australia's `Mentoring for Effective Teaching' Programme (Peter Hudson & Sue Hudson); Coaching for Emotional Intelligence (Ram Ramanathan & Pranav S Ramanathan); Coaching and Mentoring Practices at Nestle Pakistan (Shahzad Umar); To Mentor or Not to Mentor: A Mentor Speaks (Ya-Hui Kuo) Part V: Summary 6. Conclusion

About the Author

Dr Blackman is an Associate Professor at James Cook University in Queensland Australia. She is also a Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute. Dr Derrick Kon is a global leadership expert and an executive coach. He has held senior leadership positions with multinationals, worked in global consulting firms and taught in a number of universities. David Clutterbuck is special ambassador for the European Mentoring & Coaching Council and visiting professor at three UK universities - Oxford Brookes, Sheffield Hallam and York St John.


"Anyone involved coaching and mentoring in the Asia Pacific region will welcome this book. It includes chapters from experts in the field and provides a fine overview of the challenges faced and how to tackle them. The book is a very useful contribution to our understanding of coaching and mentoring in this developing context." Dr Elaine Cox, Principal Lecturer and Programme Lead for Coaching & Mentoring, Business School, Oxford Brookes University, UK

EAN: 9781138642423
ISBN: 1138642428
Publisher: Routledge
Dimensions: 23.5 x 15.9 centimetres (0.31 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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