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Number of Pages: 552
|Publication Date: 2012|
A state-of-the-art reference, drawing on key contemporary research to provide an in-depth, international, and competencies-based approach to the psychology of coaching and mentoring.
- Puts cutting-edge evidence at the fingertips of organizational psychology practitioners who need it most, but who do not always have the time or resources to keep up with scholarly research
- Thematic chapters cover theoretical models, efficacy, ethics, training, the influence of emerging fields such as neuroscience and mindfulness, virtual coaching and mentoring and more
- Contributors include Anthony Grant, David Clutterbuck, Susan David, Robert Garvey, Stephen Palmer, Reinhard Stelter, Robert Lee, David Lane, Tatiana Bachkirova and Carol Kauffman
- With a Foreword by Sir John Whitmore
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).
"In summary, the Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Coaching and Mentoringshould be an easy-to-access resource not only for the researcher but also for the professional coach who has not stopped learning. This book is now firmly ensconced on my personal shelf of rich coaching resources." (Personnel Psychology, 28 October 2015)