Track 3 Cultural Space Paper Presentation: Coaching and Culture: Content Analysis using Two Cultural Frameworks

Abstract: Grounded in a selective integrated literature review, this study deconstructs select ICF core coaching competencies, informed by an established competency modeling architecture and Hofstede’s Five Cultural Dimensions. Qualitative content analysis methodology was used. The paper offers evidence-based insights for the inclusion of cultural competence in coach education, training, and credentialing processes. 

Leticia P. Mosteo

Letecia is a PhD student in Management Sciences at ESADE Business School, Barcelona. She holds a Master in Lifelong Learning in Multicultural Contexts and a Degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Zaragoza –UZ, Spain. Leticia has been collaborating with the Leadership Development Research Centre –GLEAD- at ESADE BS for the last 2 years working in projects connected to the emotional and social competencies development as part of MBA Programs. Before coming to ESADE, she participated in the preparation of a Leonardo da Vinci –LdV- Project on Coaching Competencies in collaboration with the Educational Sciences Department of the UZ.


Terrence E. Maltbia

Terrrence is Faculty Director, Columbia Coaching Certification Program and a Senior Lecturer for the Department of Organization and Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University. He is co-chair of the Graduate School Alliance of Executive Coaching's (GSAEC) academic program standards committee. Terry received AHRD's Malcome Knowles Dissertation of the Year Award for his pioneering Diversity Practitioner Research. Dr. Maltbia has over 25 years of industry experience in sales, sales management, OD, and consulting.


Victoria J. Marsick

Victoria is Professor of Adult Learning & Leadership at Columbia University, Teachers College. She holds a Ph.D. in Adult Education from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.P.A. in International Public Administration from Syracuse University. Victoria co-directs (with Martha A. Gephart) the J.M. Huber Institute for Learning in Organizations, dedicated to advancing the state of knowledge and practice for learning and change in organizations. She is also a founding member of Partners for Learning and Leadership.

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