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International Human Resource Development, 3rd Edition by John P Wilson

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17

Coaching and mentoring

STEPHANIE T STURGES

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. (OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES)

Learning outcomes

When you have completed this chapter, you should be able to:

  • understand some of the main types of coaching and mentoring;
  • be able to apply some coaching and mentoring practices;
  • know about the key skills and qualities of a coach or mentor;
  • be able to reflect on your own practice;
  • understand the relationship of coaching and mentoring to HRD.

Introduction

The expansion of coaching and mentoring over recent years means that it is now more common for them to form part of learning and development strategies within organizations. They have now become part of the ongoing ...

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