Benefits of coaching

Research on the Benefits of Coaching

The areas for which coaching can be beneficial are endless. According to a report by the Industrial Society’s Managing Best Practice series that surveyed 5,700 Human Resources specialists the benefits of coaching were as follows:

The main benefits of coaching to the recipient.

Generates improvements in individuals’ performance/targets/goals
84%
Increased openness to personal learning and development
60%
Helps identify solutions to specific work-related issues
58%
Greater ownership and responsibility
52%
Developing self-awareness
42%
Improves specific skills or behavior
38%
Greater clarity in roles and objectives
37%
Corrects behavior/performance difficulties
33%

The main benefits of coaching to the organization.

Allows fuller use of individuals’ talents/potential
79%
Demonstrates commitment to individuals and their development
69%
Higher organizational performance/productivity
69%
Increased creativity, learning, and knowledge
63%
Intrinsically motivates people
57%
Facilitates the adoption of a new culture/management style
39%
Improves relationships between people and departments
35%