Coaching By Managers and Leaders

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Coaching By Managers and Leaders
Graf, Robert, Business Consultant, Austria, Member
I've been a long time manager in multinational companies and I am since 8 years a self-employed business coach. As a professional coach I support my coachees in finding their own solution of their own problems. Their solution is completely neutral to me.
Managers and leaders can use coaching methods and attitudes to help and facilitate their co workers to find solutions for their problems and questions. But by definition a manager/leader can´t be a coach as such solutions must be accepted by the leader - he/she is not in a neutral position.
So coaching from a leader's perspective facilitates solution focused thinking, participation and "growing" of the coworker - if the leader wants to develop the coworker. In some cases leading is the preferred method (e.g. emergency situations, new co workers, single time opportunities, etc.)....Sign up

Coaching versus Supervising
Alidou Moussiliou, Coach, Benin, Member
Leaders can be supportive to their subordinates if they are able to distance situations and make a difference between coaching and supervising....Sign up

Coaching versus Supervising
Glenn Marshall, HR Consultant, Qatar, Member
An internal coaching role is often mandatory, and the atmosphere becomes a supervisory one.
Indeed as suggested by Alidou Moussiliou it is better...Sign up

Coaching by Managers
Charles Oloo, Liberia, Member
Coaching can be detrimental if not handled properly.
Personal prejudices, supervisory influences and the coaching environment play signifi...Sign up

Coaching by Managers and Leaders
Madhukar Sakorkar, HR Consultant, India, Member
I agree with you. Using coaching methods leaders can help a person to further enrich a solution, however, this may not be the solution the leader pref...Sign up

Coaching Versus Supervision
Prakash Deshpande, Professor, India, Member
In a business set up the supervisor's primary unwritten job description is coaching. But that should be limited to polishing the behavio...Sign up

Leaders Must Be Coaches
Lloyd Madzokere, Student (Other), Zimbabwe, Member
In the book 'Becoming a Leader' by Myles Munroe, he describes leadership as:
"The ability to inspire others to become and fulfill ...Sign up

Managers as Coaches
JAMIE LOCKWOOD, United Kingdom, Member
It sounds like there is a whole debate to be had around how coaching fits with a managers responsibilities.
I work in management developme...Sign up

Effectiveness of Coaching by Managers & Leaders
COL SUNDER LALVANI, Coach, India, Member
Coaching aims to improve performance at work or facilitate achievement of life-goals.
A coach is obliged to keep the coaching process with a clie...Sign up

JAMIE LOCKWOOD, United Kingdom, Member
Depends on your definition of coaching!...Sign up

Coaching by Managers and Leaders is good for Themselves
Blanche Magnotti, Student (Other), United States, Member
This requires excellent coordination of leader and manager styles.
Such training is indeed very fulfilling to the individual doing the coaching, ...Sign up

Switching the Management Cap and Leader Cap
Madhukar Sakorkar, HR Consultant, India, Member
I completely agree with you, Blanche. I like the metaphor of a manager possessing two 'caps'.
There is a time for wearing the managerial capSign up

Coaching by Managers and Leaders
Sonny Vicente, Coach, Philippines, Member
I have worn both hats, being a manager and much later, as a consutant-coach. I believe managers and leaders with the right coaching knowledge and skil...Sign up

How to Build Coaching in the Daily Managerial Practice?
ton voogt
Under the umbrellas of 'leadership' and 'coaching' many interventions are gathered that intend performance enhancement of the employee. Coaching inter...Sign up

Benefits of Coaching by Managers
Kasper Hiddema, Student (University), Netherlands, Premium Member
There are managers who coach and managers who don’t. Those that fall into the second category are not necessarily bad managers, but they are missing a...Sign up

4 Coaching Profiles of Managers
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
Research by Gartner distinguishes 4 types of coaching performed by managers:
  • TEACHER MANAGERS: They coach employees based on their ow...Sign up

Removing the Barriers Preventing Changing to a ‘Coaching / Supporting’ Style
Maurice Hogarth, Consultant, United Kingdom, Premium Member
In the Performance Appraisal forum, in the topic “Obsession with Quantifying Human P...Sign up

Coaching by Managers and Leaders
Gregory Johnson, Coach, United States, Premium Member
The various perspectives presented are interesting when we consider that managers and people in leadership positions are working FOR a company or orga...Sign up

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