Coaching in the Family Owned Business: A Path to Growth

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David A. Lane, Manfusa Shams
Karnac Books, May 4, 2011 - Psychology - 170 pages
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This book aims to showcase scholarly work from leading coaching psychologists and coaches from different parts of the world, with an expectation that each author will provide thoughtful analysis of group dynamics, family systems and psychotherapeutic approach to family business coaching. The book will thus provide both a theoretical groundwork and a practical application of group dynamic issues to family business coaching practices. The book is expected to provide a key reference book for family businesses, practitioners, business coaches, researchers, postgraduate students and coaching profession. It is believed to serve as an essential compendium for the coaching psychology, and a useful groundwork to understanding group dynamics of a family business. It is also expected to provide practitioner's input in family business coaching practices, with specific reference to knowledge enhancement, and developing innovative and reflective coaching practices appropriate to family businesses around the world. The book offers a new outlook of partnership between group dynamics and family businesses in diverse settings. The book has thus a far-reaching goal to benefit coaching profession at a global level.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER
13
An integrative coaching approach for family businesses
21
CHAPTER FOUR
41
CHAPTER FIVE
59
CHAPTER
77
CHAPTER SEVEN
91
CHAPTER EIGHT
103
Manfusa Shams
125
INDEX
135
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David A. Lane is a chartered psychologist and Director of the Professional Development Foundation. He contributes to leading edge research in coaching as well as supervising leading coaches undertaking doctoral research. He was Chair of the British Psychological Society Register of Psychologists Specialising in Psychotherapy and convenor of the Psychotherapy Group of the European Federation of Psychologists' Associations.

Manfusa Shams, CPsychol, CSci, AFBPsS, is Consulting Editor of 'The Coaching Psychologist'. She is a Registered Chartered Psychologist, Chartered Scientist, and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS). She is former Deputy Chair for the BPS's committee for teaching of psychology to other professions, and a member of the BPS Special Group in Coaching Psychology. She is former Associate Editor of 'The Psychologist', Editor of the BPS psychology of women section newsletter, Book Review Editor of the BPS psychology of women section review, and a Guest Editor of the 'Asian Journal of Social Psychology'. Among her major publications is a co-edited book on 'Developments in Work and Organizational Psychology: Implications for International Business' (Elsevier, 2006), and two leading journals: 'The Psychologist' (special issue, 2005), and 'Asian Journal of Social Psychology' (special issue, 2005). She is a registered test reviewer at BPS Psychological Testing Centre, an experienced author, editor, supervisor, peerreviewer, and group facilitator. She completed her PhD in Occupational Psychology from the Institute of Work Psychology, Sheffield University as a Commonwealth Scholar. She has teaching, consultancy, and research experience of almost twenty years. At present, she is teaching at the Open University in England.

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