Coaching

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Understanding Organisations and the role of Human Resourcing

Unit Number 3DCS

Developing Coaching Skills for the Workplace

Nichola Mackay

0510453

CIPD Foundation Certificate

15 January 2014

1000 Words

Summary

The below should help you understand the nature and purpose of coaching, know how to use a coaching style to improve performance in the workplace and be able to identify ways in which coaching can be implemented in an organisation.

Contents

Intoduction…………………………………………………………....1

Directive and Non-Directive Coaching…………………………...1

How coaching differs from other development
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Directive and Non-Directive Coaching

Directive coaching is where the coach offers solutions, tools and techniques to help the coachee move forward.

Non-Directive is where the coach simply asks the coachee questions to allow them to find their own solutions. Non-directive coach will not offer any advise and rarely gives the coachee suggestions.

2 ways in which coaching differs from other development methods

Coaching differs from other development methods such as teaching and instruction. Training and instruction is on the trainer imparting knowledge to the coachee where coaching is on the coach to ask the questions to allow the coachee to explore their own resources, solutions and help the coachee move forward.

Mentoring is relationship orientated – it provides a safe environment where the mentore shares any issues which can affect their mentors professional and personal success. Mentoring also focuses on work/life balance, self confidence and self perception.

Counselling - client in distressed and disabling state. Tends to place an emphasis on non-judgemental listening, with no commitment necessarily to action.

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The 3 ways in which coaching can be used to meet organisational objectives are

1. Improved individual performance – can help improve confidence and presence. 2. Enhanced individual performance – can help the individual do the job better 3. Relationship