We know from research and from our personal experience that the leadership styles a leader chooses to use have a direct impact on what it feels like to work in that organizationthe organizational climate. One of the leadership styles that we know from research has a positive impact on an organization and the results it achieves is a coaching style.
This is the first in a five-part series that describes how managers can coach people to practice genuine collaboration in the workplace. However, if we believe that culture is a pattern of basic assumptions invented, discovered by, or developed by a given group as it learns to cope with its problems (as described by Edgar Schein), we must acknowledge that culture is critical to collaboration.
Stop Telling, Start Coaching