Executive Coaching and Leadership Leadership relates to providing direction and influencing people to achieve the organization’s vision, mission and goals. This discipline focuses on developing leaders through coaching and developmental activities as well as rewarding and motivating them. The underlying theories, including trait, behavioral and situational, that make for effective leadership are detailed under this discipline, as are Leadership competencies, models and developmental strategies. It also explores specific issues affecting Leadership styles including gender and cross cultural differences and generational characteristics. Executive Coaching is increasingly being recognized as a high impact approach to helping senior managers master the fundamental principles and practices for achieving extraordinary results and empowering people success. This discipline explores the effectiveness and use of external and internal coaches, defines the building blocks for an effective coaching process and examines the various coaching tools and approaches. Finally, the discipline outlines the future and implications of Leadership Development in general and Executive Coaching in particular. This discipline does not cover aspects such as Career Development and Mentoring which are included under Talent Development, Engagement and Retention. Recent Articles The Coaching Agenda: Three Important qualities of a CoachSarojani Gaikwad Coaching a much used word in organisations today; business leaders are called to be 'coach's' to their employees, organisations are moving to create a 'coaching culture', employees are asked to 'coach clients into newer behaviours' impacting their...Transforming Manager into a Coachby: Dr. Aquil Busrai Managing people today is moving from a command and control function to more of a development and empowerment function Managers need to give up the position of power and become cheerleaders as well as coaches to their employees. Flatter organisations and...Rise of Internal Coaching in 2013By Sanjay Joshi 7/18/2013Coaching as a profession is still in its nascent stage in India. Gradually organizations are looking at coaching as an acceptable organizational development tool. Sometimes considered a new workplace entrant, it is not uncommon to find few companies...Read More Research Papers Leadership Development Practices In India SHRM in India and the Workforce Analytics Group of SHRM USA, has conducted a study to examine the leadership development practices of organizations in different parts of the world, and the relationship between implementing these practices and business...Coaching in a Business Environment 10/17/2012Scope—This article provides an overview of the HR competency of coaching in a business environment. It discusses the value of coaching and describes some of the practical techniques and tools used in the practice. It also delves into various applications...Executive Coaching Series Part II: Challenge of Determining Return on Investment (2005) 10/17/2012 Fast Fact Annual spending on executive coaching in the United States is estimated at $1 billion. Source: The Wild West of Executive Coaching (2004). Introduction In the world of human resource development, executive coaching is gaining ground as a...Read More Case Studies No Items are currently available. Please check again soon. Templates & Tools Tools for Executives: How to Prepare for a Coaching Session 2/13/2013Executive Coaching is a structured process of personal development, where the executive takes time out to focus on issues that are important to him / her. A key assumption underlying the concept of executive coaching is the belief that the “coachee”...How to Define Expectations and Set the Stage for an Executive Coaching Engagement 2/13/2013Executive Coaching is a deeply facilitative process which enables current organizational leaders and potential leaders to develop their behavioural skills and expertise in order to enhance their leadership performance. This process is facilitated by an...How to structure a coaching intervention for your organization- Implementation Guide 2/13/2013Introduction The implementation guide is a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to tools, methods and techniques for assisting the HR practitioner with the process of planning and implementation, of a coaching intervention in his or her organization. Today,...Read More Subject Matter Experts Marcel R. Parker 3/26/2013Marcel Parker serves as the Chairman of the Board of IKYA Human Capital Solutions, India’s fastest-growing human capital organization. With an Honours Degree in Economics from St. Stephen’s College Delhi and an MBA from the Indian Institute of...Mohinish Sinha 10/10/2012Mohinish is a Director with Hay Group. He works with clients to identify and address their needs for organizational transformations, change and learning by helping turn their business strategies into the results they desire. As a consultant with close to...Vinod Malhotra 10/10/2012Vinod is an Independent consultant. His mission is to transform and build organizations into high performing and caring entities and share tacit knowledge and perspectives with business leaders in areas critical in the real world. Over 35 years of...Read More Books & Publications No Items are currently available. Please check again soon.