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Worldwide, organizations invest heavily on their employees to enhance their capabilities and manage growth and build competitive advantage. Through a comprehensive approach, Corporate Coaching shows how organizations can use coaching as a development tool to improve the effectiveness of employees at all levels of management. This book focuses on how to improve individual and organizational performance using coaching, develop the leadership pipeline and evolve a coaching culture.
The book is a ‘How To’ guide for corporate coaching, written primarily for human resource and learning and development professionals. It will help readers understand the nuances of corporate coaching and make better decisions in introducing coaching as an intervention for organization development. Sponsors or decision makers of coaching intervention can use the methods given in this book for ...
Chapter 1: Overview of Corporate Coaching
Overview of Corporate Coaching
Coaching is the fastest growing profession in the world today. Its origin can be traced back to Aristotle, Socrates, the Gestalt theory, and ontology. Coaching is a distinct process of helping people to fulfill their dreams and aspirations and create a better life for themselves. Though it appeared in different forms till the early 1990s, it only flourished much later. Coaching draws upon a wide range of influences from various disciplines, viz., psychology, philosophy, sports, spirituality, behavioral science, psychotherapy, counseling, ontology, and management development.
Ten years back, no one in corporate India was paying serious attention to coaching, though the concept of mentoring was very much in practice in Indian organizations. However during the last decade, coaching became a ...