It is vital that organisations provide continuous learning support to managers to help them embed newly acquired coaching skills, particularly in the first month, according to research from Sydney University. It takes about six months before the perceived benefits of adopting coaching behaviours outweigh the perceived downsides, suggest the findings. Pros and cons The study of 99 managers found that the Stages of Change or Transtheoretical Model of Change is relevant to workplace coaching. “Lots of coaches use the model, but there has been virtually no research on...

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