Entries by Annie Cree

UPDATED GLOBAL CODE OF ETHICS GAINS NEW BODIES

The Global Code of Ethics for Coaches, Mentors and Supervisors has been updated and three additional professional associations have signed up, boosting the global nature and reach of the Code. The UK’s Association for Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision, the Associazione Italiana Coach Professionisti and the University of New Mexico Mentoring Institute have now signed up too. “This Global Code of Ethics will now frame and guide the practice of the members of the five signatory bodies, be they located around the world from Australia, through Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe to the Americas. The Code is truly global […]

GSK COACHING INITIATIVE BOOSTS FEMALE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Coaching has helped GSK address the issue of gender imbalance at middle and senior leadership levels, supporting females to become more self-aware and self-confident, among others. The Accelerating Difference (AD) initiative combined individual and group coaching, sponsorship and dialogues. It was put in place after an internal review showed the percentage of women was diminishing at increasing leadership levels. A study by GSK’s Sally Bonneywell analysed multiple perspectives from female leaders being coached, the coaches and members of the steering team of the AD initiative. According to Bonneywell, the overall finding was that the coaching “supported the development of female […]