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In this section you will find articles about research in the field of coaching, including research reports and studies. You will also find articles that review the current state of professional coaching throughout the world. This section also contains articles concerning the ways in which to evaluate the effectiveness of coaching initiatives, as well as articles and surveys regarding such timely topics as emotional intelligence and employee engagement. If you have related articles to submit, please visit the article submission page and follow the guidelines there. If you wish to sponsor this category, please visit the sponsor page. Thank you, and enjoy!



The Business Case for Coaching

The Business Case for Coaching

Wendy Capland August 15, 2011 0

Organizations spend large sums of money to hire coaches for top executives in an effort to improve these abilities. Are coaching programs effective in improving bottom line performance for organizations

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Coaching Research Project 2005

Coaching Research Project 2005

Frank Bresser August 15, 2011 0

The Project The Coaching Research Project 2005, conducted by Frank Bresser Consulting, was aimed to find out the key success factors for coaching programmes and to provide a well-founded, comprehensive and systematic top level

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Sherpa Executive Coaching Survey: 2011

Sherpa Executive Coaching Survey: 2011

Sherpa Coaching August 12, 2011 0

The 2011 Sherpa Coaching Survey has a special emphasis on general topics surrounding leadership development. This is the longest running, most method-sound research of its kind

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AIR Group Executive Coaching Global Survey: 2008

AIR Group Executive Coaching Global Survey: 2008

AIR Institute August 11, 2011 0

Executive Summary o From the broad geographical spectrum of respondents, there is growing global interest in the power of Group Executive Coaching. Although it is taking place around the world, the dominant locations for

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The Chain of Command

The Chain of Command

Rick Piraino August 11, 2011 0

Examine your behavior and identify when and where you may jump the chain – including with frontline workers. What are your triggers - directives that you don’t see being implemented, breakdowns in procedure, waste

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Ten Ways to a Greater ROI on Professional Coaching

Ten Ways to a Greater ROI on Professional Coaching

Bill Burtch August 10, 2011 1

Coaching provides a customized development process for the individual as well as a confidant for the most senior level staff members.

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Anger and Coaching

Anger and Coaching

Rick Piraino August 10, 2011 0

At some point in every training, I ask the question, “When is anger appropriate in the work place?” In every training so far, the response has been, “Never.”  Good to hear; yet, despite this

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Sherpa Executive Coaching Survey: 2009

Sherpa Executive Coaching Survey: 2009

Sherpa Coaching August 10, 2011 0

Every crisis calls for great leadership. Today, a generation of leaders is being severely tested. One bad decision, even one bad attitude in top management can cost people their jobs. That’s why executive coaching

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The Wise Leader in a Premodern Context

The Wise Leader in a Premodern Context

William Bergquist August 9, 2011 0

In its premodern form, there is a widely-present leadership style that is founded on

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