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Adapting Mentorship across the Professions: A Fijian View

This paper describes three mentorship workshops facilitated in Fiji which were part of 11 such sessions recently conducted throughout the Pacific island region....

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Raising culturally-derived awareness and building culturally-appropriate responsibility: The development of the Cross-Cultural Kaleidoscope

This paper proposes that raising culturally-bound awareness and building culturally-appropriate responsibility constitute the essence of good inter-cultural coaching practice....

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Coaching with a Global Mindset

This article reports on a study that assessed professional cross-cultural coaches’ awareness and interpretation of ‘global mindedness’....

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Critical Incidents in Cross-cultural Coaching: The View from German Coaches

The importance of a cultural perspective in coaching is increasingly significant for coaching practitioners and academics living in a globalised world. The question remains as to how the coaching methods rooted in the Western approach can be applied in the context of other (national) cultures....

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Extending the worldview of coaching research andpractice in Southern Africa: the concept of Ubuntu

Indigenous knowledge in coaching and coach training is key to Southern Africa’s leadership development and the re-connection to more human and community-centred ways of being. Indigenous knowledge is potentially an important aspect of transformation and redress as well as a unique and valuable resource across disciplines....

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Culture and the coaching practitioner: An interview with Dr Alastair Macfarlane

Dr Alastair Macfarlane is a management practitioner consultant and coach in the international domain. In this interview he explains how he takes a holistic approach to the preparation for an international assignment....

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The winner effect: how power affects your brain

Book Review

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Meaning in life, emotional distress, suicidal ideation and life functioning in an active duty military sample

The present study examined the relationship of meaning in life with emotional distress suicidal ideation and life functioning in a sample of 273 active duty Security Forces personnel assigned to two US Air Force bases....

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The role of positive and negative affect on well-being amongst Swedish and Iranian university students

The roles of positive and negative affect in well-being were studied in two different societies namely the Iranian and the Swedish. A total of 606 university students (296 Iranian and 310 Swedish) participated in the study....

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The motivational benefits of specific versus general optimism

This study addresses the question whether a specific work-related form of optimistic thinking has motivational consequences in terms of work engagement above and beyond general optimism over time. A specific form of optimistic thinking is focus on opportunities....

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