Coaching That Counts / Edition 1

Coaching That Counts / Edition 1

by Dianna Anderson
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Taylor & Francis


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Coaching That Counts / Edition 1

As the field of business coaching has expanded and evolved over the last decade, many different approaches to business coaching have been created. The authors of Coaching that Counts have written a practical, readable guide for developing, delivering and measuring high value business coaching.

Coaching that Counts, combines insights and practical experience about how to achieve transformational change through the strategic application and evaluation of leadership coaching. The book provides expert guidance and is organized into three sections:-

•Part one looks at proven client-centered approach to coach leaders within an organization with a focus on creating value for the individual.
•Part two shows how to effectively manage coaching as a business initiative.
•Part three provides knowledge, ideas and tools to evaluate the monetary and intangible value of coaching.

* Demonstrates how to build accountability into the coaching process
* Breaks new ground by introducing a powerful process for designing, delivering, and measuring coaching
* Presents the combined wisdom of top business coaches

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900750675801
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/01/2004
Series: Improving Human Performance Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Dr. Merrill C. Anderson is a business consulting executive, author and educator with twenty years experience improving the performance of people and organizations. Dr. Anderson is currently the chief executive officer of MetrixGlobal LLC, a consulting company that provides clients with performance measurement solutions. He specializes in providing business support groups such as HR, training and OD with performance measurement solutions that increase accountability for bottom-line results. He has held senior executive positions with four Fortune 500 firms including, most recently, senior vice president, human resources and Academy dean for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Dr. Anderson has consulted with over one hundred companies throughout North America and Europe to effectively manage strategic organization change. He has over thirty professional publications and speeches to his credit including the books Strategic Change: Fast Cycle OD and Building Learning Capability Through Outsourcing. Dr. Anderson has taught graduate-level courses at Pepperdine, Antioch and Benedictine universities and soon will begin teaching at Drake University. He earned his doctorate in Psychology at New York University.

Table of Contents

Foreword;Preface;Introduction;The Coaching Space: Defining the space for coaching;Quadrant 1, finding focus;Quadrant 2,building bridges;Quadrant 3, creating alignment;Quadrant 4, original action. Managing Coaching Intitiatives: Coaching as a strategic initiative; Creating context and purpose for coaching; Best practices, the building blocks of a successful coaching initiative; How coaches navigate turbulent organizations. Evaluating Coaching Success: Developing an evaluation strategy; Demonstrating the ROI of coaching; Evaluating application based coaching;The Value Nexus. Appendix and Resources.

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