Coach and pair (coaching and mentoring)

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Article publication date: 4 October 2011




Cowlett, M. (2011), "Coach and pair (coaching and mentoring)", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 25 No. 6.



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Coach and pair (coaching and mentoring)

Article Type: Abstracts From: Development and Learning in Organizations, Volume 25, Issue 6

Cowlett M.Human Resources, May 2011, Start page: 40, No. of pages: 4

Highlights the criticisms that have been made of coaching and mentoring as training and employee development tools. Discusses the difficulties that can be encountered – internal coaching initiatives need an internal coaching culture if they are to succeed, whilst it can be difficult to find a good supplier of external coaching. Indicates how internal and external coaching can be managed effectively, underlining the need to evaluate these programme properly. Insets describe the partnership between six Merseyside local authorities to provide coaching for each other, and discuss the how coaching and mentoring can enable more women to reach senior management and boardroom level.Article type: viewpointISSN: 0964-8380Reference: 40AL630

Keywords: Coaching, Employees development, Equal opportunities, Mentoring

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