What is Going on When I am coaching a Team? An auto ethnographical study of team coaching

James, Joanne, Corlett, Sandra and Mavin, Sharon (2016) What is Going on When I am coaching a Team? An auto ethnographical study of team coaching. In: UFHRD 2015 - University Forum for Human Resource Development, 8th - 10th June 2016, Manchester, UK.

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to respond to calls to elucidate the practice of team coaching and to shed light on the conceptual confusion between team coaching and other team based interventions. HRD professionals can utilise these ideas to challenge coaches to share the theory, philosophy and intent underpinning their own practice.

Team coaching is explored via autoethnography in order to utilise the lived experience of practice to engage in conversation with extant theory. The inner dialogue of the coach is made public and enables coaches to reflect on the findings in relation to their own coaching practice.

A tentative framework of team coaching is proposed. This framework may further our understanding of team coaching and provide an opportunity explore its use in a variety of team coaching contexts.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Team coaching, autoethnography, team performance
Subjects: N200 Management studies
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Newcastle Business School > Corporate and Executive Development
Depositing User: Jo James
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2016 10:08
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2017 14:12
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/28888

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