As the field of business coaching has expanded and evolved over the last decade, many different approaches to business coaching have been created. The authors of Coaching that Counts have written a practical, readable guide for developing, delivering and measuring high value business coaching.
Coaching that Counts, combines insights and practical experience about how to achieve transformational change through the strategic application and evaluation of leadership coaching. The book provides expert guidance and is organized into three sections:-
Part one looks at proven client-centered approach to coach leaders within an organization with a focus on creating value for the individual. Part two shows how to effectively manage coaching as a business initiative. Part three provides knowledge, ideas and tools to evaluate the monetary and intangible value of coaching.
- Demonstrates how to build accountability into the coaching process
- Breaks new ground by introducing a powerful process for designing, delivering, and measuring coaching
- Presents the combined wisdom of top business coaches
Managers and HR Professionals, professors teaching HR courses
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2005
- 14th December 2004
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"Coaching That Counts is filled with compelling insights on leadership coaching and how to manage this powerful development process to deliver strategic value. A must read for anyone involved in coaching." —- Ken Blanchard, co-author of The One Minute Manager® and Customer Mania! "What a powerful piece of work! Coaching That Counts makes a significant contribution to the field of coaching and to the organizations that use coaching services. Every coach and corporate executive needs to study this book carefully." -- Cheryl Richardson, author of Take Time for Your Life, Life Makeovers, and Stand Up for Your Life "Companies today are demanding that international coaching firms provide evidence that coaching is valuable and impacting the bottom line. I found that Coaching That Counts provides a framework for how to approach large coaching engagements systematically so clients see the value in coaching. This book is a must have for anyone providing coaching services to large organizations." -- Barbara Singer, Vice President of Executive Coaching, Global Lore International Institute, USA "The Andersons' book of data and practices illuminates how pivotal coaching can be in taking organizations and individuals to their next level of performance, and beyond." --Dr. Barbara Walton, MCC, President of the International Coach Federation, USA "In the three years since we conducted an ROI study on coaching, the benefits revealed by the study have proven to be strategic and sustainable." -- Cindy Dauss, Leadership Development, Nortel Networks, USA "Coaching That Counts belongs on the shelf of every professional coach and leader who cares about the sustainable development of people. The Andersons portray the impre
Executive coach and management consultant, founder and CEO of Lydian LLC.
Dr. Merrill C. Anderson is a business consulting executive, author and educator with twenty years experience improving the performance of people and organizations. Dr. Anderson is currently the chief executive officer of MetrixGlobal LLC, a consulting company that provides clients with performance measurement solutions. He specializes in providing business support groups such as HR, training and OD with performance measurement solutions that increase accountability for bottom-line results. He has held senior executive positions with four Fortune 500 firms including, most recently, senior vice president, human resources and Academy dean for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Dr. Anderson has consulted with over one hundred companies throughout North America and Europe to effectively manage strategic organization change. He has over thirty professional publications and speeches to his credit including the books Strategic Change: Fast Cycle OD and Building Learning Capability Through Outsourcing. Dr. Anderson has taught graduate-level courses at Pepperdine, Antioch and Benedictine universities and soon will begin teaching at Drake University. He earned his doctorate in Psychology at New York University.
Chief Executive Officer, MetrixGlobal LLC.