Diversity in Coaching: Working with Gender, Culture, Race and Age

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Kogan Page Publishers, Dec 3, 2008 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
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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. Each chapter is written by a coach who specializes in coaching in specific countries or to specific groups. They provide guidance on understanding diversity and how coaches can adapt coaching styles and techniques to meet individual needs, local demands and cultural preferences.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Crosscultural and diversity coaching
4
Part 1 International perspectives
17
Part 2 Developing coaching practices
73
Part 3 Ethnicity age and gender difference
163
The Association for Coaching
273
Index
276
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Jonathan Passmore is an occupational psychologist, an accredited AC coach, a coaching supervisor, and fellow of the CIPD. He has wide business consulting experience, having worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, IBM Business Consulting and OPM, and as a chief executive and company chairman in the sports leirsure sector. He is based at the School of Psychology, University of East London, and is Director for the Coaching and Coaching Psychology programs. He is the author of several books and editor of Excellence in Coaching and Psychometrics in Coaching .

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