According to the 2015 Shepra coaching global survey results, over the last six years (2010-2015), coaching has shifted from problem solving toward pro-active leadership development. Today, having an executive coach can be a status symbol, the mark of an up and coming leader being groomed for greater possibilities.
According to same source, there are many business processes that benefit from improved business behavior: communication, teamwork, collaboration and accountability are all a part of the benefits executive coaching is designed to produce. Which business processes get the most significant boost from executive coaching? The biggest winner is ‘change management’,shown on the bottom of the chart on the right, in green.
The next area where value is most often seen from coaching is ‘creating growth’, followed by ‘productivity’.