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Coaching in the workplace: Improving performance

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Article publication date: 27 June 2008




This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting‐edge research and case studies.


This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.


The paper finds that perceptions of coaching differ widely depending on the field you are in and its particular relevance for you. From personal coaching to executive coaching, there is a huge range of options not just around what coaching can address, but how it might be provided.

Practical implications

The paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world's leading organizations.


The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy‐to‐digest format.



(2008), "Coaching in the workplace: Improving performance", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 22 No. 4, pp. 27-29.



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