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Diversity in Coaching

Diversity in Coaching

Working with Gender, Culture, Race and Age

Jonathan Passmore

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Diversity in Coaching explores the implications on coaching of gender, generational, cultural, national and racial diversity.

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About the book

Published with the Association for Coaching, Diversity in Coaching explores the impact and implication of difference in coaching. The book looks at how coaches can respond to issues of gender, generational, cultural, national and racial difference. Understanding how diversity impacts upon coaching is a crucial element to coaching effectively in today's diverse society and can give coaches the edge when responding to their coachees need.

Written by an international team of coaching professionals, the book provides guidance on understanding diversity and how coaches can adapt coaching styles and techniques to meet individual needs, local demands and cultural preferences.It explores the impact and implication of difference in coaching, providing practical information to help coaches respond effectively to issues of diversity.


Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Cross-cultural and diversity coaching – Jonathan Passmore and Ho Law;
  • Section - ONE: International perspectives;
    • Chapter - 02: Coaching in Europe – Katherine Tulpa and Frank Bresser;
    • Chapter - 03: Coaching in North America – Robert J Lee and Mary Wayne Bush;
    • Chapter - 04: Coaching in Australasia – Jodie Anagnos;
  • Section - TWO: Developing coaching practices across the globe;
    • Chapter - 05: Coaching in South Africa – Craig O’Flaherty and Janine Everson;
    • Chapter - 06: Coaching in Brazil – Villela da Matta and Flora Victoria;
    • Chapter - 07: Coaching in China – Catherine Ng;
    • Chapter - 08: Coaching in the Middle East – Tom Palmer and Val J Arnold;
    • Chapter - 09: Coaching in India – Yogesh Sood;
    • Chapter - 10: Coaching in Russia – Julia Choukhno;
    • Chapter - 11: Coaching in Japan – Takashi Tanaka;
    • Chapter - 12: Coaching in Central America – Geoffrey Abbott and Carlos Romero;
  • Section - THREE: Coaching difference;
    • Chapter - 13: Coaching with men: alpha males – Eddie Erlandson;
    • Chapter - 14: Coaching with women – Kate Ludeman;
    • Chapter - 15: Coaching people through life transitions – Bob Garvey;
    • Chapter - 16: Coaching disabled people – Lynn Cox;
    • Chapter - 17: Coaching gay and lesbian clients – Shane Warren;
    • Chapter - 18: Coaching and mental health – Dr Jen Nash



Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749466626
  • Edition: 2
  • Published: 3rd May 2013
  • Paperback
  • Format: 234x155
  • 312 pages

About the Author

Jonathan Passmore is a chartered occupational psychologist, an accredited AC coach, a coaching supervisor and fellow of the CIPD. He is the author of several books and editor of Excellence in Coaching, Psychometrics in Coaching, Diversity in Coaching, Leadership Coaching and most recently, Mastery in Coaching, all published by Kogan Page with the Association for Coaching.