Book Chapter

The Issue of Power in the Coaching Relationship


A coach strongly believes in the value of his toolkit for reaching the goal of the coaching session and imposes on the coachee one exercise after another without any clarity as to their aims. The coachee asks the coach to push him to the limit in order to achieve what he wants to achieve. The coach takes on this role and coaches in an unusually forceful manner. Neither party is comfortable with the process; however, the coachee is satisfied with the outcome.

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Bachkirova, Tatiana
Welman, Peter

Oxford Brookes departments

Oxford Brookes Business School\Oxford Brookes Business School


Year of publication: 2009
Date of RADAR deposit: 2018-05-18

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