Coaching and Mentoring for Business

Welcome to the companion website for Coaching and Mentoring for Business by Grace McCarthy. This website offers free teaching and learning resources for lecturers and students using this textbook.

For Lecturers

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For Students

  • Skills and Knowledge self assessments and quizzes


About the Book

This book focuses on the contribution that coaching and mentoring can make to individual and organisational performance.

Grace McCarthy includes an introduction to coaching and mentoring theory, then goes on to look at coaching and mentoring skills, and how they may be applied in relation to individual change, coaching and mentoring for leaders and by leaders, coaching and mentoring for strategy, innovation and organisational change, as well as coaching and mentoring in cross-cultural and virtual contexts. The book also explores ethical issues in coaching and mentoring before concluding with the evaluation of success in coaching and mentoring and a discussion of emerging issues.

Key Features:

  • Vignettes to help readers consolidate their learning by illustrating real life situations
  • Web links to useful academic and professional resources
  • An ideal text for students taking a coaching module as part of a business and management degree or taking a coaching or mentoring qualification as well as for coaches, mentors and coaching managers.

Dr Grace McCarthy is Associate Dean (Education) in the Faculty of Business, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.