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Coaching and Mentoring for Business

Coaching and Mentoring for Business

  • Grace McCarthy - University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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April 2014 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Coaching and Mentoring for Business seeks to go beyond the vast body of skills-based literature that dominates the study of coaching and mentoring and focus on the contribution that coaching can make to the implementation of human resource strategy and organizational strategy.

Grace McCarthy includes an introduction to coaching and mentoring theory, then goes on to look at coaching and mentoring skills, and how they may be applied in relation to individual change, coaching and mentoring for leaders and by leaders, coaching and mentoring for strategy, innovation and organisational change, as well as coaching and mentoring in cross-cultural and virtual contexts. Coaching and Mentoring for Business also explores ethical issues in coaching and mentoring before concluding with the evaluation of success in coaching and mentoring and a discussion of emerging issues.

Key Features:

  • Vignettes to help readers consolidate their learning by illustrating real life situations
  • Web links to useful academic and professional resources
  • A companion website with PowerPoint slides, a lecturer's guide and self-assessment quizzes available at

Electronic inspection copies are available for instructors.

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Coaching and mentoring theory and models
Chapter 3: Coaching and mentoring skills
Chapter 4: Coaching and mentoring for individual change
Chapter 5: Coaching and mentoring for leaders
Chapter 6: Coaching and mentoring by leaders
Chapter 7: Coaching and mentoring for strategy
Chapter 8: Coaching and mentoring for innovation
Chapter 9: Coaching and mentoring for organisational change
Chapter 10: Cross-cultural and virtual coaching and mentoring
Chapter 11: Ethical issues in coaching and mentoring
Chapter 12: Success in coaching and mentoring


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For lecturers:
  • PowerPoint slides
  • Lecturer's Guide

For students:

  • Knowledge Quizzes
  • Skills and Self-awareness Quizzes

Very useful and accessible book for students - will be added to the reading list .

Miss Stephanie Sturges
Department of Management, Manchester Metropolitan University
March 25, 2015

A valuable addition to Research Methods texts; a useful supplement to understanding theory, its application to social life and questionnaire development

Dr Godwin Tetteh
Business, London South Bank University
December 10, 2014

Excellent book for those who want to access key principles of coaching and mentoring.
Useful supplemental reading for Coaches in a business environment

Mr Gary Foulstone
Delivery, Gilfillan Associates Limited
December 10, 2014

As a key element of our Postgraduate mentoring for entrepreneurial practice course focuses on the spectrum of enabling strategies, particularly the interface between coaching and mentoring, this is a highly relevant anduseful resource.

Ms Christine Atkinson
Centre for Enterprise, University of South Wales
December 4, 2014

Good general book for a postgraduate level course. A good primer for students who will go on to specialize further

Dr Annette Fillery-travis
Institute for Work Based Learning, Middlesex University
November 18, 2014

Good conceptual narratives and paradigms for understanding the narratives underpinning coaching and mentoring

Dr Abdoulie Sallah
Business School, College Road
September 5, 2014

Interesting and comprehensive evidence based book on coaching

Mr Brian Carroll
Management , All Hallows College
May 7, 2014

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 10: Cross-Cultural and Virtual Coaching and Mentoring

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