Essay on Coaching Model

2380 Words Oct 11th, 2015 10 Pages
Running head: COACHING MODEL

Assignment 2
Performance Management
Submitted by:
TJ McPhail
Submitted to: Dr. Karen Golaub, Instructor
August 9, 2015

This paper evaluates the coaching model and team-based performance of an organization. Moreover, this paper describes the selected organizations approach of coaching for their employees to optimize the organizations performance management activities. For this paper,
United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM), an independent agency of the United States government that manages the civil service of the federal government, is the organization I have chosen for this assignment. This paper also recommends practices or approaches of coaching to improve
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The text suggests that organizations typically go through four stages in their use of external coaches: 1. Ad hoc coaching – driven by individuals; 2. Managed coaching driven by a champion or sponsor; 3. Proactive coaching driven by business need; 4. Strategic coaching driven by organizational talent strategy (Smither & London, 2009).
The first stage is often driven by the enthusiasm of a few senior executives who have found coaching personally beneficial and recommend it to others, and who locate coaches by personal recommendation or through people they know. Suddenly, the organization can discover that they are spending a large amount of money on coaching, which is being paid for from local budgets, with no financial or quality monitoring. In the second stage, organizations often appoint a key individual, either a senior executive or a senior member of the HR or learning and development department, to lead the production of a more central plan for coaching and expenditure in this area.

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