ISBN-10:
0938529145
ISBN-13:
9780938529149
Pub. Date:
02/01/1996
Publisher:
Personnel Decisions International
Leader As Coach: Strategies for Coaching and Developing Others / Edition 1

Leader As Coach: Strategies for Coaching and Developing Others / Edition 1

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Leader As Coach: Strategies for Coaching and Developing Others / Edition 1

Leader As Coach is the second in a series of books dealing with practical approaches to individual and team development. Its five coaching strategies enable leaders to partner with others to accelerate learning and development in a busy, demanding world.

Personnel Decisions International is a global, multiservice, human resources consulting firm. Our goal is to help clients build effective organizations and gain competitive advantage through wisely choosing and effectively developing their most important asset — people.

About the Authors:

David Peterson and Mary Dee Hicks have devoted much of their careers to helping organizations and their people become stronger through the development of individual talents. As psychologists and leadership coaches, they have cultivated practical approaches to development that have been consolidated into workshops, presentations and publications, including Development FIRST: Strategies for Self-Development and Leader As Coach: Strategies for Coaching and Developing Others.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780938529149
Publisher: Personnel Decisions International
Publication date: 02/01/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 142
Product dimensions: 7.08(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.35(d)

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From Coaching & Development — Your competitive edge.

An organization's R&D — research and development sharpens technical excellence and sustains competitive advantage. Similarly, an organization's C&D — coaching and development — sharpens and sustains the competitive advantage of human capital. Both R&D and C&D are integral to leveraging an organization's strategies and core competencies. Neglect of either type of development ultimately leads to mediocrity or failure.

"Our people are our most important asset" is not a trite slogan; it is a fundamental truth. People make your organization, and people who are world-class learners make your organization great. Year after year, the organizations that make the greatest innovations do so because they consistently invest in R&D. Only by also investing in coaching will you and your organization be able to develop the people who serve your customers, create your products, and manage your systems.

As a leader on the front line of C&D, you can help translate the rhetoric of "people are our most important asset" into real investment in people's growth.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Forge a partnership — Build trust and understanding so people will want to work with you

Chapter 2: Inspire commitment — Build insight and motivation so people focus their energy on goals that matter

Chapter 3: Grow skills — Build new competencies to ensure people know how to do what is required

Chapter 4: Promote persistence — Build stamina and discipline to make sure learning lasts on the job

Chapter 5: Shape the environment — Build organizational support to reward learning and remove barriers|

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