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Diversity in Coaching, 2nd Edition

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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. Written by an international team of coaching professionals, the book provides guidance on understanding diversity and how coaches can adapt coaching styles and techniques to meet individual needs, local demands and cultural preferences.It explores the impact and implication of difference in coaching, providing practical information to help coaches respond effectively to issues of diversity.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover page
  2. Title page
  3. Imprint
  4. Table of contents
  5. About the contributors
    1. The editor
    2. About the contributors
    3. Technical adviser
  6. Foreword by Marshall Goldsmith
  7. 1. Cross-cultural and diversity coaching
    1. Introduction
    2. Why do we need a cross-cultural model?
    3. A review of multiple dimensions of culture
    4. A review of cross-cultural coaching models
    5. Description of the Universal Integrated Framework
    6. Summary
  8. Part one: International perspectives
    1. 2. Coaching in Europe
      1. Introduction
      2. Current state of coaching in Europe
      3. Working in the multicultural environment of Europe
      4. Taking coaching forward in Europe
      5. Summary
    2. 3. Coaching in North America
      1. Introduction
      2. The nature of coaching in the United States and Canada
      3. Working in a multicultural and diverse United States and Canada
      4. Looking forward in the United States and Canada
      5. Summary
    3. 4. Coaching in Australasia
      1. Introduction
      2. The nature of coaching in Australasia
      3. Current state of coaching in Australia
      4. Working in a multicultural Australasia
      5. Taking coaching forward in Australasia
      6. Summary
  9. Part two: Developing coaching practices across the globe
    1. 5. Coaching in South Africa
      1. Introduction
      2. Heritage traditions – the future isn’t what it used to be
      3. The influence of traditions on behaviour, self-perception and relationships
      4. Impacts of social identity
      5. Coaching appropriately in a culturally diverse context
      6. Choosing a coaching model for diversity
      7. Summary
    2. 6. Coaching in Brazil
      1. Introduction
      2. Heritage and its influence on behaviour, self-perception and relationships
      3. Developing culturally appropriate coaching
      4. Evaluating the impact of Brazilian coaching
      5. Conclusion
    3. 7. Coaching in China
      1. Introduction
      2. Heritage traditions
      3. The influence of traditions on behaviour, self-perception and relationships
      4. Developing culturally appropriate coaching
      5. Similarities between Chinese Confucianism and coaching theories
      6. Conclusion
    4. 8. Coaching in the Middle East
      1. Introduction
      2. Heritage traditions
      3. The influence of traditions on behaviour, self-perception and relationships
      4. Developing culturally appropriate coaching
      5. Summary
    5. 9. Coaching in India
      1. Introduction
      2. Heritage traditions
      3. The influence of traditions on behaviour, self-perception and relationships
      4. Developing culturally appropriate coaching
      5. Summary
    6. 10. Coaching in Russia
      1. Introduction
      2. Heritage traditions
      3. The influence of traditions on behaviour, self-perception and relationships
      4. Developing culturally appropriate coaching
      5. Summary
    7. 11. Coaching in Japan
      1. Introduction
      2. Heritage traditions
      3. The influence of traditions on behaviour, self-perception and relationships
      4. Developing culturally appropriate coaching
      5. Conclusion
    8. 12. Coaching in Central America
      1. Introduction
      2. Snapshot of Central America
      3. Executive and business coaching: summary by country
      4. Issues relevant to coaching in Central America
      5. Activities of multinationals
      6. Issues of power, equality and safety
      7. Conclusion
  10. Part three: Coaching difference
    1. 13. Coaching with men: alpha males
      1. Introduction
      2. The issue of gender in coaching
      3. The evidence of difference
      4. Working with gender differences in coaching
      5. Summary
    2. 14. Coaching with women
      1. Introduction
      2. The issue of gender in coaching
      3. The evidence of difference
      4. Working with gender differences in coaching
      5. Summary
    3. 15. Coaching people through life transitions
      1. Introduction
      2. Theories of generational challenges
      3. Identifying resolution
      4. Discussion
      5. Further questions and issues for coaching practice
      6. Summary
    4. 16. Coaching disabled people
      1. Introduction
      2. Statistics about disability
      3. Models of disability
      4. Aspects to consider when coaching people with a disability
      5. The model of disability that disabled coachees identify with
      6. Meeting disabled coachees’ access requirements
      7. Specific disabilities
      8. Summary
    5. 17. Coaching gay and lesbian clients
      1. Introduction
      2. The benefit for a coach in understanding LGBTI diversity
      3. Coming out every day
      4. Commonly held fear
      5. Conclusion
    6. 18. Coaching and mental health
      1. Introduction
      2. The boundary between coaching and therapy
      3. Languishing, flourishing model of goal striving and mental health
      4. Identifying mental health issues
      5. Deciding whether to continue coaching
      6. Treatment options
      7. Referral options
      8. Conclusions
  11. Appendix 1: Coaching associations
  12. Appendix 2: Useful journals
  13. Index
  14. Full imprint