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The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Coaching and Mentoring


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About the Editors vii About the Contributors viii Foreword by Sir John Whitmore xiv Series' Preface xvi Railway Children xviii 1 The Psychology of Coaching and Mentoring 1 Jonathan Passmore, David B. Peterson, and Teresa Freire Section I Coaching 13 2 The Efficacy of Coaching 15 Anthony M. Grant 3 The Role of Contracting in Coaching: Balancing Individual Client and Organizational Issues 40 Robert J. Lee 4 The Development of Meaning and Identity Within Coaching 58 Mary Wayne Bush, Esra Ozkan, and Jonathan Passmore 5 Coaching Ethics 68 Rodney L. Lowman 6 The Neuroscience of Coaching 89 Miles Bowman, Kathleen M. Ayers, Joan C. King, and Linda J. Page 7 Mindfulness in Coaching: Philosophy, psychology or just a useful skill? 112 Michael J. Cavanagh and Gordon B. Spence 8 Developmental Coaching - Developing the Self 135 Tatiana Bachkirova 9 Gender Issues in Business Coaching 155 Sunny Stout-Rostron 10 Team Coaching 175 Alison Carter and Peter Hawkins Section II Mentoring 195 11 Designing Mentoring Schemes for Organizations 197 Paul Stokes and Lis Merrick 12 The Efficacy of Mentoring - the Benefits for Mentees, Mentors, and Organizations 217 Chloe Tong and Kathy E. Kram 13 Training Mentors - Behaviors Which Bring Positive Outcomes in Mentoring 243 Robert Garvey and Gunnela Westlander 14 Mentoring Programs for Under-represented Groups 266 Rowena Ortiz-Walters and Lucy L. Gilson Section III Theories and Models With Implications for Coaching 283 15 Humanistic/Person-centered Approaches 285 Jane Brodie Gregory and Paul E. Levy 16 Behavioral Coaching 298 Fiona Eldridge and Sabine Dembkowski 17 Cognitive Behavioral Approaches 319 Stephen Palmer and Helen Williams 18 Motivational Interviewing Approach 339 Tim Anstiss and Jonathan Passmore 19 Psychodynamic Approach 365 Michael A. Diamond 20 Gestalt Approach 385 Juliann Spoth, Sarah Toman, Robin Leichtman, and Julie Allan 21 Narrative Approaches 407 Reinhard Stelter 22 Positive Psychology Approaches 426 Teresa Freire Section IV Issues in Coaching and Mentoring 443 23 Conducting Organizational-Based Evaluations of Coaching and Mentoring Programs 445 Siegfried Greif 24 The Role of Emotions in Coaching and Mentoring 471 Kate Hefferon 25 Cross-cultural Working in Coaching and Mentoring 483 Geoffrey Abbott, Kate Gilbert, and Philippe Rosinski 26 Virtual Coaching and Mentoring 501 Niloofar Ghods and Camala Boyce Index 524

About the Author

Jonathan Passmore is one of the UK's foremost leadership coaches with a wealth of private sector and academic experience. His prolific research, writing, consultancy, and worldwide speaking engagements have made him a recognized authority on coaching and organizational change. His many books and articles include the best-selling text Excellence in Coaching (2006).

David Peterson is executive director of coaching and leadership at Google, Inc. A recognized pioneer in the field of executive coaching, he has a PhD. in industrial/organizational and counseling psychology. David has conducted ground-breaking research in leadership development and is the author of several best-selling books and many articles on the topic.

Teresa Freire is Assistant Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Minho, Portugal, where she coordinates research on positive psychology, leads the university s peer tutoring and coaching project and directs its Psychological Counseling Service. She has published widely, and is a management board committee member of the European Network for Positive Psychology (ENPP).

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