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Executive Coaching A Guide for the HR Professional

by Anna Marie Valerio, Robert J. Lee

Executive Coaching A Guide for the HR Professional Synopsis

Executive Coaching is a consumer's guide for HR professionals and executives who want to be good clients and savvy consumers of coaching services. Step by step, the book defines what coaching is, who uses it, when, and why. In this comprehensive resource the authors outline the entire coaching process, include key points on the readiness for coaching, and clients' first-hand accounts of their coaching experiences. Valerio and Lee describe the roles of the HR professional, the client, the boss, and the coach and how all work together in order to achieve a successful coaching engagement.

Executive Coaching A Guide for the HR Professional Press Reviews

Executive Coaching distinguished itself from other coaching books by presenting a clear roadmap that three key parties to executive activities?HR professionals, managers, and coaching clients?can follow to ensure successful coaching interactions. --Wendy Bliss, human resource consultant, coach, and HR subject advisor for the Business Literacy for HR Professionals series Anna Marie Valerio and Bob Lee have produced a much needed and very easy to understand book on coaching that is aimed at the human resource professionals who most often see the need and contract for coaching services in their organizations. This is a resource that every human resource department will want in their library. --Richard R. Kilburg, senior director, Office of Human Services, The John Hopkins University An excellent reference.... You will find yourself picking this book up any number of times as different situations and questions arise in the various stages and with the different constituents involved in using an executive coach. --Robert Quinn, senior vice president, organization development, JPMorgan Chase and Co. Every chapter will provide the reader practical new insights into how to achieve the maximum benefit from professional coaching services. --William H. Macey, CEO, Personnel Research Associates, Inc. This book serves as a very practical guide for how to do executive coaching right. Anyone seeking coaching, managing someone they believe needs coaching, building a coaching process for their organization, or wishing to be a strong professional coach should read this book. --Blair Sheppard, CEO, Duke Corporate Education Anna Marie Valerio and Bob Lee have done a masterful job giving the HR professional guidance of how and when to most effectively use coaching. Their approach helps define clear outcomes both for the individuals who receive coaching and for the organization. --Hope Greenfield, chief learning officer, Lehman Brothers

Book Information

ISBN: 9780787973018
Publication date: 15th December 2004
Author: Anna Marie Valerio, Robert J. Lee
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S. an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 240 pages

About Anna Marie Valerio, Robert J. Lee

Anna Marie Valerio is the president of Executive Leadership Strategies, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in executive coaching and organization development. Robert J. Lee is an independent management consultant and coach in New York City. He is the coauthor of Developing the Leader in You from Jossey-Bass in 2001.

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