Coaching Executives in Organizational Context

A new coaching model makes the relationship between the executive and the organization the ‘client.’ Both are given a voice and both work together to achieve goals.
- By Ingrid Johnson

Executive coaching is back in style with a vengeance after a slowdown post-recession and for many good reasons. Most business articles have something in common whether talking about going global, increasing diversity in the workforce, increasing employee engagement, or creating a culture of innovation. They conclude that organizational transformation and change begins with executive leadership.

The connection between top leadership and organizational success is tight and flows two ways, so it makes sense that executive coaching should be delivered within context, giving voice to both the executive and the organization during coaching engagements. This ensures that both are in alignment and both receive benefits that support organizational success.


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