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Excellence in Coaching

The Industry Guide

Get the latest thinking on key approaches and professional issues with this definitive guide to best practice in the coaching profession.

In association with

EAN: 9780749474454
Edition: 3
Format: 230x160
360 pages

About the book

Published with the Association for Coaching, Excellence in Coaching presents cutting-edge thinking in the field of workplace coaching. This comprehensive industry guide enables coaches to achieve personal excellence in a rapidly evolving profession through a collection of best-practice material from some of the biggest names in the profession including Sir John Whitmore, Philippe Rosinski and Peter Hawkins.

Part One covers the business of coaching, telling practitioners everything they need to know about setting up a coaching practice, defining the coaching requirements, building a business case and embedding best practice in workplace coaching. Part Two covers models and approaches including NLP, appreciative coaching, cognitive behavioural coaching and solution-focused coaching. Part Three considers issues around coaching including evaluating coaching programmes, ethics, and coaching supervision. This latest edition has been updated to reflect recent developments in the industry and includes a new chapter on team coaching.

Excellence in Coaching is essential reading for practising coaches as well as for anyone studying coaching through the ILM, coaching training, a Master's course, or more generally as part of a psychology or business degree.

About the authors

Jonathan Passmore is a professor of psychology with an international reputation, and the managing director of a consulting company. He speaks at conferences around the world and is the editor of Kogan Page's prestigious Association for Coaching book series. He is also the co-author of Top Business Psychology Models and Appreciative Inquiry for Change Management, also published by Kogan Page.

An outstanding resource! Excellence in Coaching has deservedly become one of the field's foremost textbooks, relevant to both practitioners and learners of coaching.

Dr Christian J van Nieuwerburgh, Associate Professor, Henley Centre for Coaching and Behavioural Change, Henley Business School