'This well-researched and comprehensive overview presents the key themes in coaching and mentoring in an easy-to-read, thoughtful and evidenced manner — both practical and theoretically sound.'
'Grace McCarthy is an insightful observer of the coaching process and in this book she generously shares her learning from many years of practicing, teaching and researching business coaching. Her book strikes a marvellous balance between theory, research and, most importantly, the application of business coaching. It truly is essential reading for anyone interested in the area.'
'I very much enjoyed reading about so many different aspects, and especially the various models that were presented and which included summaries of a wide range of approaches.
'I like this book because it is a smooth read with a good critical and questioning line throughout. There are some innovations, for example, two leadership chapters, a very interesting chapter on ethics and some well-constructed vignettes to ponder on. If you are interested in Coaching and Mentoring for Business, buy it now, you won’t be disappointed!'
A very good book containing good practical points for those working in business who are tasked with mentoring staff.
A good read. Good coverage of leadership and coaching.
A useful guide
A very good introduction on the use of coaching and mentoring for business purposes. Especially ideal for those studying or practising coaching within organizational contexts.
This is a great book and covers key areas in an accessible but detailed way.
a good book to contextualise coaching in a business setting
Very useful and accessible book for students - will be added to the reading list .
Excellent book for those who want to access key principles of coaching and mentoring.
Useful supplemental reading for Coaches in a business environment
A valuable addition to Research Methods texts; a useful supplement to understanding theory, its application to social life and questionnaire development
As a key element of our Postgraduate mentoring for entrepreneurial practice course focuses on the spectrum of enabling strategies, particularly the interface between coaching and mentoring, this is a highly relevant anduseful resource.
Good general book for a postgraduate level course. A good primer for students who will go on to specialize further
Good conceptual narratives and paradigms for understanding the narratives underpinning coaching and mentoring
Interesting and comprehensive evidence based book on coaching
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