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The Handbook of Knowledge-Based Coaching: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE

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Praise for The Handbook ofKnowledge-Based Coaching

"Definitive, with extensive references and a commitment to connecting theory to practice in every chapter, this important contribution is a delicious and wide-ranging exploration of the lineages that have shaped the modern practice of coaching."

—Doug Silsbee, author, Presence-Based Coaching and The Mindful Coach

"The translation of theories from multiple disciplines to the practice of coaching makes this book a must-read!"

—Terrence E. Maltbia, senior lecturer, Adult Learning and Leadership; and faculty director, Columbia Coaching Certification Program, Teachers College, Columbia University

"If you have an appetite for the scientific roots of what works best in coaching, and you are hungry for an easy-to-digest translation of the science to practice, this book is a feast and will be on your plate for many years to come."

—Margaret Moore (Coach Meg), founder and CEO, Wellcoaches Corporation; and codirector, Institute of Coaching, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

"Whether you're a beginner or an experienced coach, this rollicking ride through dozens of the most important theories and perspectives in coaching will be a vital companion. With quick and helpful summaries of key ideas and their use—and selective bibliographies should you wish to go deeper into a particular area—this book will help you support your clients in a targeted and sophisticated way."

—Jennifer Garvey Berger, author, Changing on the Job: Growing the Leaders Our Organizations Need; and coeditor, Executive Coaching: Practices and Perspectives

"This is a book I have been missing. What a pleasure to read and what a stretching of my mind."

—Kim Gørtz, senior consultant, Copenhagen Coaching Center

"Anyone who is serious about improving the quality of coaching will find The Handbook an invaluable resource that reflects the breadth and richness of the growing evidence-based approach to coaching practice."

—David Clutterbuck, visiting professor in the coaching and mentoring faculties, Oxford Brookes and Sheffield Hallam Universities

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title page
  3. Copyright page
  4. Series page
  5. Dedication
  6. PREFACE: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE
  7. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  8. PART ONE: Human Behavior and Coaching
    1. chapter ONE Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology
      1. CARL ROGERS AND THE CLIENT-CENTERED APPROACH
      2. FRITZ PERLS AND GESTALT THERAPY
      3. ABRAHAM MASLOW AND SELF-ACTUALIZATION
      4. STANISLAV GROF, ROBERTO ASSAGIOLI, AND TRANSPERSONAL PSYCHOLOGY
    2. chapter TWO Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Related Theories
      1. COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY AND AARON BECK
      2. CBT APPLIED TO THE CONCEPT OF FEELING GOOD: DAVID BURNS
      3. RATIONAL EMOTIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY AND ALBERT ELLIS
      4. SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY: ALBERT BANDURA
      5. COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL COACHING
    3. chapter THREE Positive Psychology
      1. POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND MARTIN SELIGMAN
      2. THE BROADEN-AND-BUILD THEORY AND BARBARA FREDRICKSON
      3. REIVICH, SHATTE, AND RESILIENCE
      4. STRENGTHS THROUGH VIA (VALUES IN ACTION)
      5. CSIKSZENTMIHALYI AND THE CONCEPT OF FLOW
    4. chapter FOUR Transactional Analysis
      1. EGO STATES
      2. TRANSACTIONS
      3. STROKES
      4. LIFE SCRIPTS
      5. LIFE POSITIONS
      6. INJUNCTIONS
      7. COUNTERINJUNCTIONS AND DRIVERS
      8. FITTING THE WORLD TO OUR SCRIPT: DISCOUNTING
      9. JUSTIFYING OUR SCRIPT: GAMES
    5. chapter FIVE Adult Development
      1. THE MIDLIFE EXPERIENCE AND CARL JUNG
      2. ADULT DEVELOPMENT AS A SERIES OF STAGES CHARACTERIZED BY TASKS AND CONTRADICTIONS: ERIC ERIKSON AND GEORGE VAILLANT
      3. STAGE DEVELOPMENT AND MIDLIFE ISSUES: DANIEL LEVINSON
      4. INCREASED COMPLEXITY OF MEANING MAKING: ROBERT KEGAN
      5. DEVELOPMENT AND AWARENESS: STEVEN AXELROD
      6. DEVELOPMENT, CONSCIOUSNESS, AND INTEGRAL STUDIES: KEN WILBER
    6. chapter SIX Theories of Intelligence
      1. THEORY OF MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES: HOWARD GARDNER
      2. EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: DANIEL GOLEMAN
      3. SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE: KARL ALBRECHT
      4. TRIARCHIC THEORY OF INTELLIGENCE: ROBERT STERNBERG
    7. chapter SEVEN Neuroscience
      1. PEOPLE HAVE CHOICES: HENRY STAPP
      2. ATTENTION CHANGES THE BRAIN—AT ANY AGE
      3. THE SOCIAL BRAIN: LESLIE BROTHERS
  9. PART TWO: Human Interaction and Coaching
    1. chapter EIGHT Theories of Adult Learning
      1. ANDRAGOGY: MALCOLM KNOWLES
      2. TRANSFORMATIONAL LEARNING: JACK MEZIROW
      3. LEARNING STYLES: DAVID KOLB, PETER HONEY, AND ALAN MUMFORD
      4. REFLECTIVE LEARNING: GILLIE BOLTON
    2. chapter NINE Social Constructionism
      1. SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONISM AND COMMUNALLY CREATED KNOWLEDGE
      2. IDENTITY, RELATIONSHIP, AND SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONISM
      3. LANGUAGE, NARRATIVE, AND SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONISM
    3. chapter TEN Theories of Change
      1. THE TRANSTHEORETICAL MODEL OF CHANGE: PROCHASKA AND DICLEMENTE
      2. MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING: WILLIAM MILLER
      3. WILLIAM BRIDGES: TRANSITIONS IN ADULTHOOD
      4. IMMUNITY TO CHANGE: ROBERT KEGAN AND LISA LAHEY
    4. chapter ELEVEN Communication Theory
      1. DIALOGUE: MARTIN BUBER
      2. COLLABORATIVE LANGUAGE SYSTEMS: HARLENE ANDERSON
      3. DIALOGUE FROM A COMMUNICATION PERSPECTIVE: PEARCE AND CRONEN
      4. CONVERSATIONAL STYLE THEORIES: DEBORAH TANNEN
    5. chapter TWELVE Conflict Management
      1. UNDERSTANDING CONFLICT
      2. PRINCIPLED NEGOTIATION AND ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
      3. CONFLICT COACHING
    6. chapter THIRTEEN Systems Theory and Family Systems Therapy
      1. ASSUMPTIONS OF FAMILY SYSTEMS THERAPY
      2. MURRAY BOWEN AND BOWENIAN FAMILY THERAPY
      3. STRUCTURAL FAMILY SYSTEMS MODEL: SALVADOR MINUCHIN
      4. INTERNAL FAMILY SYSTEMS MODEL: RICHARD C. SCHWARTZ
    7. chapter FOURTEEN Transition and Career Management
      1. THE NEED FOR CHANGE
      2. ELIZABETH KÜBLER-ROSS AND CHANGE
      3. THEORY OF TRANSITION: WILLIAM BRIDGES
      4. IDENTIFYING LIFE PURPOSE: VIKTOR FRANKL
      5. THE USE OF “FLOW”: CSIKSZENTMIHALYI
      6. CREATING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND
  10. PART THREE: Organizations, Leadership, and Coaching
    1. chapter FIFTEEN Leadership
      1. CHARACTERISTICS AND ROLE MODELS FOR LEADERSHIP: DRUCKER, BENNIS, COLLINS, AND WHEATLEY
      2. LEADERSHIP STYLES AND GETTING RESULTS: GOLEMAN
      3. BEST PRACTICES OF EXEMPLARY LEADERSHIP: KOUZES AND POSNER
      4. LEADERSHIP FROM THE BALCONY: HEIFETZ AND LINSKY
    2. chapter SIXTEEN Organizations and Organizational Culture
      1. ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
      2. ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE: SCHEIN
      3. ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEMS: HANDY, WHEATLEY, MORGAN, AND SENGE
      4. ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING AND SYSTEMS THINKING: ARGYRIS, SCHÖN, SENGE, NONAKA, AND TAKEUCHI
    3. chapter SEVENTEEN Team and Group Behavior
      1. A FRAMEWORK FOR UNDERSTANDING THEORIES OF SMALL GROUPS AND TEAMS: WHAT, HOW, AND WHEN
      2. GROUP TASK PERSPECTIVE: WHAT THE GROUP DOES
      3. GROUP PROCESS AND DYNAMICS PERSPECTIVE: HOW THE GROUP OPERATES AND INTERACTS
      4. GROUP DEVELOPMENT: HOW THE GROUP DEVELOPS OVER TIME
    4. chapter EIGHTEEN Situational and Contextual Issues in the Workplace
      1. COACHING AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
      2. COACHING AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE
      3. COACHING FOR LEADERSHIP ASSIMILATION
  11. PART FOUR: Traditions from Self-Help, Personal Growth, and Spirituality
    1. chapter NINETEEN Spiritual and Religious Traditions
      1. DESIRE, FEAR, SELF-BELIEFS, AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO SPIRITUALITY
      2. JAMES FOWLER: STAGES OF FAITH
      3. CONTEMPLATIVE SPIRITUAL PRACTICES OF THE WORLD’S RELIGIONS
      4. UNIVERSAL SPIRITUAL PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES
    2. chapter TWENTY The Self-Help and Human Potential Movements
      1. LANDMARK EDUCATION
      2. TIM GALLWEY: THE INNER GAME
      3. JOHN GRINDER AND RICHARD BANDLER: NEURO-LINGUISTIC PROGRAMMING
      4. BILL WILSON AND BOB SMITH: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
    3. chapter TWENTY-ONE Mindfulness
      1. ATTENTION, PURPOSE, AND NONJUDGMENT: JON KABAT-ZINN
      2. MINDFULNESS AND ATTUNEMENT WITH OTHERS: DANIEL SIEGEL
      3. REFLECTIVE PRACTICE: DONALD SCHÖN
      4. MINDFUL REFLECTION AND CHANGING HABITS OF PRACTICE
  12. PART FIVE: Coaching Specific Populations
    1. chapter TWENTY-TWO Education
      1. COMBINING COACHING AND STAFF TRAINING
      2. COACHING APPROACHES IN EDUCATION
      3. COGNITIVE AND INSTRUCTIONAL COACHING
      4. STRATEGIES FOR SUSTAINABILITY
      5. POTENTIAL IMPACT OF SCHOOL CULTURE ON COACHING
      6. IMMUNITY TO CHANGE: ROBERT KEGAN AND LISA LAHEY
    2. chapter TWENTY-THREE Issues of Aging
      1. NEW MODELS OF AGING
      2. AWARENESS OF THE AGING PROCESS
      3. ACTIVITY
      4. AFFILIATION
      5. ATTITUDE: POSITIVE AGING
    3. chapter TWENTY-FOUR Culture and Cultural Intelligence
      1. DIMENSIONS OF CULTURAL DIFFERENCES: HOFSTEDE
      2. CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE: GOLEMAN
      3. CULTURAL DIFFERENCES: TROMPENAARS AND HAMPDEN-TURNER
      4. CROSS-CULTURAL MANAGEMENT: SCHWABENLAND, SACKMANN, AND PHILLIPS
      5. GLOBAL NOMADIC LEADERS: BURRUS
    4. chapter TWENTY-FIVE Issues of Gender
      1. GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT OF MORALITY: CAROL GILLIGAN
      2. GENDER AND WORK-LIFE BALANCE: ARLIE RUSSELL HOCHSCHILD
      3. GENDER AND CONVERSATIONAL STYLES: DEBORAH TANNEN
      4. GENDER AND FEMALE LEADERSHIP: SALLY HELGESEN
      5. GENDER AND HIGH-ACHIEVING WOMEN AT MIDLIFE: CONNIE GERSICK AND KATHY KRAM
    5. chapter TWENTY-SIX Environmental Sustainability
      1. THE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT
      2. THE NATURAL STEP
      3. NATURAL CAPITALISM
      4. INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY
      5. CRADLE-TO-CRADLE
      6. BIOMIMICRY
  13. PART SIX: Creative Applications
    1. chapter TWENTY-SEVEN Coaching and the Body
      1. LEGITIMACY OF THE FELT EXPERIENCE
      2. SOMATIC COACHING AND THE PIONEERS
      3. ONTOLOGICAL COACHING: JULIO OLALLA
    2. chapter TWENTY-EIGHT A Narrative Approach to Coaching
      1. FOUNDATIONS OF NARRATIVE COACHING
      2. NARRATIVE IDENTITY IN COACHING
      3. NARRATIVE SKILLS IN COACHING: LISTENING FOR THE WHOLE STORY
    3. chapter TWENTY-NINE Solution-Focused Coaching and the GROW Model
      1. SOLUTION-FOCUSED BRIEF COACHING
      2. THE GROW MODEL
    4. chapter THIRTY Appreciative Inquiry
      1. UNDERLYING CONCEPTS
      2. FIVE AI PRINCIPLES
      3. SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONISM: BERGER AND LUCKMANN
      4. HOLISTIC VIEW OF TIME
      5. FOUR AI STAGES
  14. PART SEVEN: Components of Effective Coaching
    1. chapter THIRTY-ONE Coach Maturity: An Emerging Concept
      1. OBSERVATIONS ABOUT COACHES AND COACHING
      2. MIND-SETS AND MODELS
      3. CHARACTERISTICS OF A SYSTEMIC ECLECTIC COACH
      4. BECOMING A SYSTEMIC ECLECTIC COACH
    2. chapter THIRTY-TWO Use of Assessments in Coaching
      1. WHY CONDUCT ASSESSMENTS?
      2. WHICH ASSESSMENTS, AND WHEN?
      3. WHO SHOULD BE ASSESSED, AND HOW?
      4. REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS
    3. chapter THIRTY-THREE Current Research on Coaching
      1. PRACTICE, PRACTITIONERS, AND THE INDUSTRY
      2. COACHING IMPACTS AND OUTCOMES
      3. SPECIAL POPULATION NEEDS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR COACHING
      4. THEORETICAL COACHING MODELS
  15. Afterword: Challenges Ahead
  16. REFERENCES
  17. THE EDITORS
  18. THE CONTRIBUTORS
  19. Name Index
  20. Subject Index