Author: Dumi Magadlela PhD
ISBN: 9781-869229979
Hardcopy price: R329.00
eISBN: 9781869229986
E-version price: R296.00
Published: October 2023

Welcome to a guidebook for managers and leaders navigating the challenges of our evolving world. The COVID-19 pandemic underscored the global, unpredictable, and intense nature of our surroundings, necessitating both resilience and sensitivity. “Ubuntu Coaching and Connection Practices for Leader-Managers” leads by example, adapting established models to the current context.

This book introduces Ubuntu Coaching, offering tools for transformative coaching and showcasing stories of Ubuntu and connection practices from seasoned coaches. It provides practical day-to-day management advice within a transformational framework, emphasising holistic well-being, relational dynamics, and organisational cohesion. Readers will gain insights into Ubuntu coaching techniques, various intelligence perspectives, and team-centric tools that enhance adaptability.

Throughout the book, readers will find illustrative examples and exercises designed to heighten self-awareness, humanise the modern work environment, and promote teamwork across organisational structures.

Praise for the book:

“To read this book is to grow, to emerge a better human being and a more valuable leader. Take this book home. Savour it. Let it accompany you. It is a treasure.”

– Nancy Kline, author of Time To Think: Listening to Ignite the Human Mind, and
Founding Director of Time To Think Ltd, UK

“This book gives us a rare and wide invitation to explore Ubuntu, an ancient way of being and showing up. It shows up, indeed, in a powerful way in professional coaching, especially for teams. Read it – your experience will be worth it.”

– Magdalena Nowicka Mook, CEO: International Coaching Federation

Ubuntu Coaching and Connection Practices for Leader-Managers: Selected practices to grow your team in a fast-changing world is part of the Management Mastery and Practice Series.

More titles in this series:

Everything you ever wanted to know about managing people but were afraid to ask by Sunny Stout-Rostron & Michael Taylor