Månadsarkiv november 2020

Case study: IKEA develop its managers through internal coaches

From the book Mastering Executive Coaching by Jonathan Passmore (Editor) Senior managers that ask for coaching, at IKEA and in other organisations, generally looking for a sounding board seeking new perspectives on current workplace challenges, seeking time and space for reflection and support to drive both business and their own individual performance. Sometimes a coach is wanted for a specific task, such as: • Providing extra focus and clarity in goalsetting. • Giving perspective. • Developing new skills and competences. • Motivate individuals and teams. • Exploring strengths to carry out change. In 2005 IKEA started using external coaches. However,