February 3rd 2016

Executive Summary: Coaching – Business Essential or Management Fad?

This CRF research paper considers the state of the coaching market, key trends, the conditions required to make coaching effective and the current state of evaluation. The report also features a number of case studies.
The topics covered in this executive summary include:

• Defining coaching in an organisational context
• The current state of the coaching market in terms of growth, spending and supply
• The principal reasons that companies use coaching – what outcomes can be expected?
• Common criticisms of coaching and how valid they may be
• Outsourced vs in-house coaching capability
• Scientific evidence of the effectiveness of coaching
• Finding a good coach
• Maximising the benefit your organisation can gain from coaching
• Evaluating the effectiveness and business impact of coaching
• Technology, neuroscience and coaching

Here, you can download and view the report’s executive summary. The full report is accessible for CRF members only. If you are not a member and are interested in discussing membership, please contact Richard Hargreaves on richard@crforum.co.uk.

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