• Marina Smirnova Rezekne Academy of Technologies (LV)



coaching, coaching culture, effectiveness, leadership, management


The study examines the definitions of the concept of coaching and explores coaching opportunities for the development of human resources and organizational capacities, evaluates and summarizes the research base that provides proof of the effectiveness and efficiency of coaching. The research looks into the coaching definitions per se, coaching essence is being defined, and use of coaching methods is being justified for the organizational benefits such as effectiveness and staff’s skills development. Recent scientific research is utilized to prove the efficacy of coaching for staff within the organization. The author's coaching definition was developed, which is the novelty of this work. Attention is paid to the development of coaching in the institutional and business environment of Latvia.


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