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Organizational coaching has been found to positively affect leadership, increasing charismatic behaviors and the ability to inspire and impact followers.1 The results of a study done by the Corporate Leadership Council2 indicate that executive coaching helps improve management capabilities in experimenting with new approaches, shifting to an enabling style of managing, successfully dealing with difficult performance and team issues, and freeing up time for strategic thinking through more effective delegating.

–Bennett & Bush
Coaching in Organizations
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1Kampa-Kokesch, S. (2002). Executive coaching as an individually tailored consultation intervention: Does it increase leadership? Dissertation Abstracts International, 62(7), 3408.

2Corporate Leadership Council Report. (2003, May). Maximizing returns on professional executive coaching (Catalog Number CLC1X8YD2) Washington, DC: Author.