The purpose of this article is to provide readers with an understanding of how the assessment protocol for executive coaching can be adapted to more effectively meet the different needs of clients who are seeking developmental, transitional, or remedial coaching.
This article is based on the author's 20 years of experience as both an internal executive coach and external consultant. Organizational examples are provided to illustrate key concepts.
The assessment interview can be customized to meet the unique requirements of transitional, developmental, and remedial coaching.
The article provides readers with clear guidelines for adapting the assessment process to meet three different coaching requirements. By following these guidelines, coaches will be able to obtain more detailed and relevant background information on the client's history, organizational setting, goals, and development issues, and in so doing establish a more effective pathway for the coaching intervention.
To the author's knowledge, this article represents the first attempt to consider how assessment interviews might be adapted to the unique requirements of developmental, transitional, and remedial coaching.
Barner, R. (2006), "The targeted assessment coaching interview: Adapting the assessment process to different coaching requirements", Career Development International, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 96-107. https://doi.org/10.1108/13620430610651868Download as .RIS
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