How To Choose, Use And Maximize Value For Yourself And Your TeameBook - 2005
Will I benefit from coaching? How will I measure the benefits - and will they be lasting ones? How do I choose the right coach and how can I get the maximum value out of the process?
This book - by an insider with plenty of experience
of hiring coaches and acting as a coach - provides
a pragmatic insight into executive coaching for those
who: are contemplating a career move and becoming an executive coachare considering using the executive coaching
process for their organizationare considering using - or asking their organization for - an executive coach for themselves.
McAdam emphasizes the importance of commitment
from coach, individual and sponsor the organization] if
coaching is to be of real benefit.CONTENTSWhat is executive coaching?The organizational contextWhere executive coaching makes the differenceHow does it work?The coach as consultantWhat to look for in a coachWhat to look for as a potential coachMaking this book work for youFurther informationAppendicesBibliographyAUTHOR
Stuart McAdam has worked as a coaching gamekeeper and poacher: he spent eight years as a principal consultant with KPMG Peat Marwick, was Group Human Resources Director at M&G Reinsurance and Global Head of HR at Swiss Re Life & Health. He is a Director of 365 Coaching and a Chartered fellow of the Institute of Personnel and Development.PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
..". an important, timely and very practical book."
Prof Adrian Furnham, Dept of Psychology, University College London