Coaching As A Management Tool

Management – the cornerstone of any business. Without a competent, qualified business management can not speak about any development and progress. Effective team of managers has been, is and will be the key to success For any company, regardless of the profile of its activities. But time makes the heads of all the new demands. I must admit that the authoritarian style of management is gradually becoming obsolete. In the West, this process is to 90-ies.

In Russia, he can say, is just beginning. The modern manager is simply obliged to own multiple styles of management and be able to use them depending on the situation. Somewhere to strict process control, and somewhere quite enough, this process simply track – situation in the business come in many shapes. One of the most effective styles of management at the present stage of business development is coaching. International Coaching Federation (ICF) provides the following definition of coaching: "Coaching – it's continued cooperation, which helps clients to achieve real results in their personal and professional life. Through the coaching process clients deepen their knowledge, improve their efficiency and improve quality of life.

At each meeting the client chooses the subject of conversation, the coach listens and contributes to a clarifying comments, effective questions, giving feedback, etc. This interaction clarifies the situation and prompts the customer to act. Coaching accelerates the client's self, opening before him a wider choice. Coaching focuses on where the client wants to be, at what point he is at the moment and that he was willing to do to get where he wants to be tomorrow.