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TALKING TEAMS: SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL

This new column by Georgina Woudstra seeks to stimulate thinking around the growing landscape of team coaching There is a growing need for team coaching. The 6th Ridler Report (www.Ridlerandco.com) forecasts that 76% of organisations expect to increase their use of team coaching over the next two years. Yet it is still in its infancy and the profession needs to clarify simple questions such as ‘what is team coaching?’, ‘what is the role of a team coach?’ and ‘what are the competences of team coaching?’ In this new column, we’ll explore questions such as these, with the aim of stimulating […]

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EMCC: SUPPORTING GROWTH

A study from the European Mentoring & Coaching Council on internal coaching highlights what support multinationals need, what the EMCC is already offering, and what it plans to offer, and invites responses from other professional bodies too. Lise Lewis reports It is now the norm for organisations to have an internal coaching capability, and 75% of organisations expect this to increase over the next two years, according to the 6th Ridler Report published last year (2016) with European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC) UK. Along with the predicted further growth of internal coaching, there have been observations generally within the […]

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RIDLER REPORT: FINANCIALLY BASED EVALUATION OF COACHING STILL EXCEPTION – NOT RULE

The latest Ridler Report finds most organisations evaluate coaching against individual clients’ objectives. Just a few organisations measure the financial return on their investment in coaching. Clive Mann explores why, in the last in a series of articles featuring themes from the 6th Ridler Report The most commonly used measure to evaluate coaching is “subjective evaluation against individual coaching assignment objectives”, according to the 6th Ridler Report. Some 74 per cent of organisations said they often or always used this measure. This method of evaluation, now known as ‘Return on Expectations’, involves the client setting objectives, in consultation with their […]

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RIDLER REPORT: GROUP COACHING ON THE AGENDA FOR 47 PER CENT OF ORGANISATIONS

Group coaching is gaining in popularity. In the third in a series of articles highlighting themes emerging from the 6th Ridler Report, Clive Mann explores the reasons why A growing number of organisations plan to introduce group coaching, according to findings from the 6th Ridler Report. Some 47 per cent are considering introducing group coaching in the next three years, while 32 per cent already offer it. Group coaching involves a group of individuals, not members of the same team at work, being coached together at the same time. It differs from team coaching, where the individuals being coached together […]

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RIDLER REPORT: SOME 42 PER CENT OF BUSINESSES USE REMOTE COACHING ON A REGULAR BASIS

The latest Ridler Report has identified a significant increase in the use of coaching by telephone and video. What has motivated organisations to increase their use of remote delivery channels, asks Clive Mann. This is the second in a series of articles highlighting themes emerging from the Report Organisations are increasing their use of coaching via remote delivery channels, according to the 6th Ridler Report, published this month (January). Some 42 per cent of organisations said they frequently use telephone/video as a medium for executive coaching, compared with 29 per cent when the same question was asked in the 5th […]

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RIDLER REPORT: HOW DO BLUE CHIPS CHOOSE TO DELIVER THEIR COACHING?

What draws organisations to use internal or external coaching, and how committed are they to these? asks Clive Mann, in the first of a series of articles highlighting themes emerging from the 6th Ridler Report, illustrating innovation and best practice with case studies Some 73 per cent of the large organisations surveyed for the latest Ridler Report expect to increase their spending on coaching over the next two years. The 6th Ridler Report, published last month (October), highlights key trends in the use of coaching in large organisations, offering organisational sponsors of coaching data to benchmark their coaching strategy with […]

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