Evidence Based Coaching Handbook

Evidence Based Coaching Handbook

Putting Best Practices to Work for your Clients

Book - 2006
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The first reference to bring scientifically proven approaches tothe practice of personal and executive coaching

The Evidence Based Coaching Handbook applies recentbehavioral science research to executive and personal coaching,bringing multiple disciplines to bear on why and how coachingworks. A groundbreaking resource for this burgeoning profession,this text presents several different coaching approaches along withthe empirical and theoretical knowledge base supporting each.

Recognizing the special character of coaching-that the coachingprocess is non-medical, collaborative, and highly contextual-theauthors lay out an evidence-based coaching model that allowspractitioners to integrate their own expertise and the needs oftheir individual clients with the best current knowledge. Thisgives coaches the ability to better understand and optimize theirown coaching interventions, while not having to conform to asingle, rigidly defined practice standard.

The Evidence Based Coaching Handbook looks at variousapproaches and applies each to the same two case studies,demonstrating through this practical comparison the methods,assumptions, and concepts at work in the different approaches.

The coverage includes:

An overview: a contextual model of coaching approaches Systems and complexity theory The behavioral perspective The humanistic perspective Cognitive coaching Adult development theory An integrative, goal-focused approach Psychoanalytically informed coaching Positive psychology An adult learning approach An adventure-based framework Culture and coaching
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2006
ISBN: 9780471720867
Characteristics: xviii, 398 p. : ill. ; 25 cm


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