How to Build a Coaching Culture in Work Teams
By David Clutterbuck
A couple of years ago, I started to gather anecdotal evidence about the effectiveness of sheep-dip training for line managers as coaches. (Typically a two or three day “Line Manager as Coach” workshop.)The results were even worse than I expected. Many managers went back to their teams and reverted to their old behaviours immediately. Others tried to behave as they had learned, but found that within a few days, they were back to normal.
What had gone wrong?