Coaching with Colleagues: An Action Guide for One-to-One Learning, Second Revised Edition

  • 3h 45m
  • Erik de Haan, Yvonne Burger
  • Palgrave Macmillan Ltd
  • 2014

Coaching with Colleagues is a rigorous and well-established practical guide to executive coaching. This updated and revised edition is packed with case studies, usable tools and models, practical exercises and techniques, and specialist chapters, including one on coaching and ethics. It provides readers with expert understanding of the history and development of coaching and provides a comprehensive overview of approaches, styles and coaching behaviors. Since the first edition was published, coaching is a widely practised and increasingly regulated profession and this well-researched book provides the reader with all that they need to understand and use a variety of coaching techniques in the workplace.

About the Author

Erik de Haan is the Director of Ashridge's Centre for Coaching and Professor of Organisation Development at the VU University Amsterdam and was previously a consultant, providing one-to-one coaching for executives and consultants, including career counselling. Prior to coming to Ashridge in 2002, he acquired ten years of consulting experience with firms including Aegon, BP, Heineken, Nike, Credit Suisse First Boston, Qualcomm and Vodafone. Erik is Programme Director of AMEC, Ashridge's MSc in Executive Coaching and ACOS, Ashridge's Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Coaching & Organisation-Development Supervision. Erik has published more than a hundred professional articles and nine books in several languages. He is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Philosophy of Management and for the Dutch Journal of Coaching.

Yvonne Burger is Professor of Organisational Culture, Communication and Leadership at the VU University Amsterdam. She is Program Director of the postgraduate program Executive Coaching. She works also as an independent consultant and executive coach and is specialised in individual, team and organisational development. Yvonne is a widely published author and has worked for several management-consulting firms like Touche Ross International and the Twynstra Group in The Netherlands. Also she was Dean of Sioo Business School in The Netherlands Yvonne is member of the editorial board of several journals in the Netherlands and Academic Fellow of the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes.

In this Book

  • A Wide Scope for Conversation
  • A Rich Field of Exploration
  • Structuring the Coaching Journey
  • Entering into and Ending the Coaching Relationship
  • Historic Roots and Summary of Approaches
  • Directive Coaching—Structuring with an Objective
  • Person-Centred Coaching—Facilitating the Coachee
  • Analytic Coaching—In Search of Insight
  • Paradoxical Coaching—Moving with Defences
  • Coaching Methodologies
  • Choosing the Right Method
  • The Capabilities of the Coach
  • Learning Through Coaching
  • The Organisation Coach
  • Boundaries on Coaching with Colleagues
  • Bibliography