Executive Coaching

Anderson, Merrill C.
May 2005
Leadership Excellence Essentials;May2005, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p10
This article focuses on the executive coaching, which has become a popular way to develop leaders Coaching must be more than simply a collection of coaching relationships. To deliver business value, coaching must be effectively managed as a strategic initiative. Sponsors of coaching initiatives must clearly state expectations for outcomes and business impact. These expectations provide direction for the coaching. Sponsors and other business leaders make a major investment in coaching and have a right to expect ROI. Coaching is only a part of the total leadership development solution. Many other factors may impact the number of leaders who are ready for increased responsibility other developmental initiatives, a newly implemented succession planning process, and improved performance management.


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