Krysta Tzelepi talked at “HR in Action” 2015, about how engagement correlates with profitability!
It is well-known that coaching has evolved from a trend to a fundamental strategy within organizations. Leaders and managers have understood how valuable it can become, adding “the ability to coach, communicate and develop others” as a requirement to their list of skills they ask of their managers. This, together with how effective coaching boosts engagement, was also the subject of Krysta Tzelepi’s talk on June 30th at the annual “HR in Action” conference, organized by Boussias Communications, the biggest HR Conference organizer in Greece.
To see more on engagement & effective coaching, we have selected 3 important articles, based on extensive research, for further reading.
- “What Great Managers Do to Engage Employees“: This HBR article provides insight about the low levels of engagement on the American workplace, with figures & conclusions from Gallup surveys, emphasizing the focus on strengths rather than weaknesses. Click here to read it!
- “Coaching Skills Have a Huge Impact on Employee Engagement“: This article is an introduction to the book: The Extraordinary Coach: How the Best Leaders Help Others Grow. It is based on findings from Zenger & Folkman’s database of 250.000 multi-rater feedback surveys that indicate how great results & engagement are produced by the best coaches. Read it here!
- “Why Leaders need to be Great Coaches”: This article from Choice Magazine includes a study of Zenger and Folkman and how coaching improves employee engagement & results, as well as how it impacts turnover; more than ½ of the employees reporting to managers who are the least effective at coaching are thinking about quitting. Read more here!
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