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Psychometrics in Coaching Using Psychological and Psychometric Tools for Development

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ISBN-10: 0749450800

ISBN-13: 9780749450809

Edition: 2008

Authors: Jonathan Passmore, Association for Coaching Staff

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There is a growing demand for psychometric testing in the coaching profession. Coaches and testing 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, this book provides an overview of using psychometrics and providing feedback, and offers clear explanations of the key models and tools used in coaching today. The tools covered include MBTI, OPQ, Wave, ELQ, MTQ 48, VIA, CTT and many more. Written for both experienced practitioners and those new to psychometric testing, this book provides a deeper understanding of testing models, the theory and…    
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Kogan Page, Limited
Publication date: 4/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

About the contributors
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Psychometrics and feedback
Using psychometrics and psychological tools in coaching
Introduction
Psychological tests
Cognitive ability tests
The psychometric properties of a psychological test
Approaches to psychological testing in coaching
Criterion-oriented approach
Benefits of psychological testing for the coach and the coachee
Ethical guidelines and best practice in testing
Summary
Using feedback in coaching
Introduction
The principles of feedback
Feedback theory and evidence
Summary
Individual instruments and their use
Coaching with MBTI
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
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 for emotional intelligence: MSCEIT
Introduction
Theory of emotional intelligence
Intelligence and emotions
The ability model of EI
Developing EI
The MSCEIT assessment
Psychometrics
EI and coaches
Using EI with coachees
Leveraging the full range of emotions
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 transformational leadership: ELQ[superscript TM] (Formerly TLQ)
Introduction
The changing nature of leadership
Recent developments in leadership research
The importance of employee 'engagement'
The development of the Engaging Leadership Questionnaire (ELQ)
The 10 Leadership Impact Measures
The ELQ model
A model for exploring engaging leadership
ELQ and coaches
Using the ELQ with coachees
Using the ELQ: the coach's role
Integrating the ELQ dimensions
The diagnostic process
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
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
An overview of psychometric questionnaires
Psychometrics glossary
The Association for Coaching
Index