It is imperative that leaders in an organization be evaluated on a regular basis if the organization is to be successful; this is also true of the executive coaches that support these groups. (Goldsmith & Reiter, 2007) In their book stated that through the years, many executives deluded themselves and had an overinflated view of their standing and skills. This is where an executive coach with the main key coaching elements and high competencies can shift this perception to refocus their viewpoints.
There are several factors that contribute to positive or negative coaching outcomes, and as a coach one must diffenciate what is organizational coaching, and understand the skills and expertise needed to act in such a capacity. Coaches …show more content…
Coaching is a form of training that must be on-going throughout the organization if you want change to be successful. Coaching has crucial importance in an organization, and is viewed as a positive impact on the organization. Organizations need coaches to enhance their employees’ skills and abilities. Coaches can improve the performance of various areas of the organization thus developing potential benefits for the organization. There is no significant difference between a leader and a coach, as coaching is a part of leadership skills that need to be developed to provide long-lasting and efficient results. The areas of coaching that are also mandatory are to understand the relationship between coaching, leadership skills and abilities. Common areas that need coaching are interpersonal communication, delegation skills, and the art of running an efficient meeting (Flaherty, …show more content…
There must always be a clear purpose and a set of expectations to accomplished by the end of the meeting. Meetings are for the sole purpose of solving issues that arise and is a platform to discuss future task assignments and goals. A great coach, or a facilitator, will have an agenda and supporting documentation for self-reflection, and management of feedback.
Ethical Principles in Coaching
With most professional associations, there is a set of moral principles that the practitioner must adhere to. Under the International Association of Coaching (IAC) the ethical principles that apply to coaching are there to ensure that ethics are cleary stated in a flawless and concise manner. Every coach that joins the IAC must pledge to abide by these Ethical Principles and Code of Ethics.
Respect for People’s Rights and Dignity
Respect is given to all participants, it is the responsibility of a coach to treat all participants unanimously. There should be no discrimination on the basis of color, race, gender or others. A coach has to respect talent, ability and skills of participants and delegate work accordingly. He should not use statements, conversation or jokes in public to degrade any participant. For example, respecting rewards received by employees and respect that it is due to their personal capabilities (Dagley, 2010).