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Interpretation of the results
The results of the study reveal a number of noteworthy facts which are important for the further researches that can be conducted in the field of coaching and its impact on the individual performance. In fact, the study has proved that the effective coaching can have a positive impact on the improvement of the individual performance. For instance, coaching can lead to the increase of the effectiveness of employee’s performance and to the improvement of the interpersonal relationships within an organization. However, coaching alone cannot lead clients and organizations to the improvement of the individual performance. To reach the maximum positive effect of coaching, organizations need to develop a positive organizational culture and create favourable conditions for the development of positive interpersonal relationships between people working within the organizations.
In such a way, coaching can improve consistently the individual performance if organizations maintain a positive organizational culture and assist coaches. In fact, coaches back up the policy conducted by organizations but they cannot change totally the situation within the organization through coaching. Nevertheless, they can help employees to improve their individual performance.
On the other hand, the current study has certain limitations. To put it more precisely, more case studies can be conducted to reveal actual effects of coaching on the individual performance. In fact, the case studies analyzed in the current dissertation reveals quite controversial results. On the one hand, employees enrolled in coaching have improved their individual performance, whereas, on the other hand, a considerable part of employees were not enrolled in coaching. In such a situation, it is possible to presuppose that the positive effect of coaching could be even better if a larger number of employees were enrolled in coaching or, in contrast, the coaching had little positive impact and was a waste of time in terms of the entire organization because of the little positive impact of coaching on the organizational performance.
Thus, taking into account all above mentioned, it is important to lay emphasis on the fact that coaching comprises an integral part of functioning of modern organizations. The development of business is virtually impossible without the use of coaching because coaching contributes to the professional development and improvement of the qualification level of employees as well as to the improvement of interpersonal relationships within organizations. In actuality, coaching becomes particularly important because organizations and employees to adapt to the changing business environment and to innovations introduced in modern organizations en masse. In such a situation, coaches need to be able to apply their professional knowledge, skills and abilities effectively because the professional competence of coaches defines, to a significant extent, the overall effectiveness of coaching. In this respect, it is worth mentioning the fact that today coaches can use different coaching models and play different coaching roles. In actuality, there is no perfect coaching model or coaching role. Nevertheless, the GROW model is one of the most popular and widely-spread coaching models that are currently used en masse in many organizations. As for the coaching role, it is up to coaches to choose the role that meets their personality and professional level the most. At the same time, they should remember about professional ethics, needs and wants of clients and strategic goals and plan of the organization they are working at. In fact, coaches should maximize the effectiveness of their work. In such a way, they can maximize the effectiveness of the positive impact of coaching on the individual performance of employees. The research has proved that coaching and its effectiveness is closely intertwined with the improvement of the individual performance. The better is the coaching the better is the individual performance. Nevertheless, the further research is needed to uncover all the nuances of this interdependence.
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