Psychometrics in Coaching Using Psychological and Psychometric Tools for Development

ISBN-10: 0749466642

ISBN-13: 9780749466640

Edition: 2nd 2013

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Description: With a growing demand for psychometric testing in the coaching profession, coaches and practitioners alike need to understand the psychology underpinning the tests as well as how to select and apply them effectively. Written by an international team of global coaching practitioners and psychometricians, Psychometrics in Coaching provides an overview of using psychometrics and providing feedback and offers clear explanations of the key models and tools used in coaching today. Whether you are new to using psychometric tests or an experienced practitioner, this book provides you with a deep understanding of the models, the theory and research behind them, their reliability and validity, and how to implement them as part of a wider coaching and development programme. Psychometrics in Coaching is an essential resource for those seeking expert guidance from the leading writers in the field, as well as students on psychology, psychometrics, business and human resources programmes.

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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Kogan Page, Limited
Publication date: 11/3/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

About the contributors
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Psychometrics and feedback
Using psychometrics and psychological tools in coaching
Introduction
Psychological tests
The psychometric properties of a psychological test
Approaches to psychological testing in coaching
Benefits of psychological testing for the coach and the coachee
Ethical guidelines and best practice in testing
Summary
Designing psychometric questionnaires
Introduction
Defining the test's purpose
Preliminary design issues
Item/question preparation
Item analysis
Standardization and ancillary research programmes
Preparation of final materials and publications
Summary
Administering and managing the use of psychometric questionnaires
Introduction
Why train to use psychometric tests and assessments?
What are the training options available?
Training in ability testing
Training in personality assessment
Conversion courses
Single-assessment qualifying courses
Choosing an appropriate route to psychometric accreditation
What next after training?
Summary
Psychometric tools in development - do they work and how?
Introduction
Why use psychometric tools for coaching and development?
A review of the evidence
Psychometrics and cognitive ability
Psychometrics and personality
Psychometrics as predictors of important work outcomes
Psychometrics as predictors of training
Best practice in the use of psychometrics for development
Conclusion
Using feedback in coaching
Introduction
The context for feedback
The feedback process
MSMR or 360-degree feedback
Implications for feedback practice
Feeding back psychometrics
Summary
Individual instruments and their use
Coaching with the MBTI instrument
Introduction
Basic assumptions of type theory
The MBTI questionnaire
MBTI and coaches
MBTI and coachees
Summary
Coaching with teams: Team Management Systems (TMS)
Introduction
Coaching competencies
The Workplace Behaviour Pyramid
The nature of work
Five-factor theory
The Team Management Wheel
Team coaching
Case study
Summary
Coaching with OPQ
Introduction
How the OPQ helps in understanding personality
Theoretical perspectives
The OPQ32 questionnaire
The OPQ32 and coaches
The OPQ and coachees
Development tips for 'Using Networks' impact
Summary
Coaching with the Motivation Questionnaire
Introduction
Understanding human motivation
Motivational Questionnaire
The MQ and coaches
The MQ and coaching clients
Introducing the MQ profile
Interpreting the MQ profile
Applications of the MQ
Summary
Coaching with Saville Consulting Wave™
Introduction
The Saville Consulting Wave™ model
Saville Consulting Wave™ 'Deep Dive' measurement features
Using Professional Styles with coaches
Using Professional Styles with coachees
Summary
Coaching with the 16PF questionnaire
Introduction
Theoretical background
The questionnaire
The 16PF and coaches
The 16PF and coaches
16PF reports relevant to coaching
Conclusion
Coaching for emotional intelligence: MSCEIT
Introduction
Theory of emotional intelligence
The MSCEIT assessment
EI and coaches
Using EI with coachees
EI blueprint
Summary
Identifying potential derailing behaviours: Hogan Development Survey
Introduction
Hogan's socio-analytical theory of human behaviour
The Hogan questionnaire
HDS and coaches
Using HDS with coachees
Summary
Coaching for engaging transformational leadership: The Transformational Leadership Questionnaire (TLQ™)
Introduction
The development of the Transformational Leadership Questionnaire (TLQ)
The TLQ model
Using the TLQ
The coach's role
Summary
Developing resilience through coaching: MTQ48
Introduction
The theoretical model
The Mental Toughness Questionnaire (MTQ48)
The MTQ and coaches
Using the MTQ48 with coachees
Summary
Using archetypes in coaching
Introduction
The model of archetypal practices
Using archetypal practices with coaches
Using archetypal practices with coachees
Summary
Coaching for strengths using VIA
Introduction
The theory of signature strengths
The VIA Strengths Questionnaire
Strengths and coaches
Using the VIA with coachees
Summary
Coaching for stress: StressScan
Introduction
Theoretical models of stress
The theoretical model for StressScan
The development of StressScan
Description of the StressScan scales
Using StressScan with coachees
StressScan and coaches
Summary
Coaching for cultural transformation: CTT
Introduction
Theoretical background to the Cultural Transformation Tools�
The seven levels of leadership consciousness
The Cultural Transformation Tools� assessment instruments
The Leadership Values Assessment
Using CTT with coachees
Using CTT with coaches
Summary
Coaching with FIRO Element B
Introduction
Theoretical and research background
The FIRO Element B questionnaire
FIRO Element B and coaches
Case study
Using FIRO Element B with coachees
Summary
Coaching with LSI
Introduction
Theoretical model
The LSI's psychometric properties
The LSI questionnaire
LSI and coaches
Using LSI with coachees
Structuring an LSI coaching intervention
Debriefing the LSI
Reflexivity: the key to individual transformation
Summary
MTR-i and Type Mapping system for team coaching
Introduction
Theoretical background
Overview of the Type Mapping questionnaires
Development of the Type Mapping system
Using the Type Mapping system with coaches
Using the Type Mapping system with teams
Using the Type Mapping system with individual coachees
Summary
Psychometrics glossary
Appendix: The Association for Coaching
Index
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