The cross-cultural coaching kaleidoscope : a systems approach to coaching amongst different cultural influences / by Jennifer Plaister-Ten.
Contributor(s): Taylor and Francis.Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : Routledge, an imprint of Taylor and Francis, Copyright date: ©2016Description: 1 online resource (192 pages).ISBN: 978-1780490960; 9780429481437.Subject(s): Executive coaching | Intercultural communication | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industrial Management | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management Science | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational BehaviorAdditional physical formats: Print version: : No titleDDC classification: 658.4/07124 Online resources: Available via Taylor & Francis ebooks - Free to download and keep! Shibboleth login required.
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part I The Cross-Cultural Kaleidoscope Model: Context, Applicability, and Use -- chapter ONE The impact of culture in coaching / Jennifer Plaister-Ten -- chapter TWO Introducing the Cross-Cultural Kaleidoscope / Jennifer Plaister-Ten -- chapter THREE The Cross-Cultural Kaleidoscope: working with the cultural self / Jennifer Plaister-Ten -- chapter FOUR The Cross-Cultural Kaleidoscope: working with the external factors / Jennifer Plaister-Ten -- chapter FIVE Using the Kaleidoscope / Jennifer Plaister-Ten -- chapter SIX The Kaleidoscope in teams / Jennifer Plaister-Ten -- chapter SEVEN The body of literature informing the Cross-Cultural Kaleidoscope model / Jennifer Plaister-Ten -- part II Building Competencies / Jennifer Plaister-Ten -- chapter EIGHT Building culturally derived awareness and culturally appropriate responsibility / Jennifer Plaister-Ten -- chapter NINE The call for cultural understanding in the coaching relationship / Jennifer Plaister-Ten -- chapter TEN Being a cross-cultural coach / Jennifer Plaister-Ten -- chapter ELEVEN Towards collective intelligence / Jennifer Plaister-Ten -- chapter TWELVE Conclusions and next steps / Jennifer Plaister-Ten.
Coaching has emerged from a Western, largely Anglo-American, perspective that may not be appropriate across cultures, given the multi-cultural nature of societies and workplaces today and the working practice of virtual teams. This has repercussions for the coaching profession. There is little knowledge about the constituent factors of cross-cultural coaching; or the attitudes, skills and knowledge required to practice in a global market. Therefore, there is little sharing of best practice that in turn has an impact upon coaching competency. This book shows a unique approach to describing the impact of culture in the coaching relationship. It demonstrates how culture can affect our perceptions, thoughts and emotions, influence our choices and impact our behaviour. It identifies the need for the coach to become adept at raising awareness of cultural influences and to reframe psychological constructs often thought to have universal meaning; such as responsibility.