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Employee Training & Development: Role of coaching in an employee development plan

Please help answer the following questions regarding employee training and management.

What is the role of coaching in an effective employee development plan? Why would managers avoid coaching their employees?

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Coaching is used in employee development to ensure employees develop skills to help the organization achieve its goals. In other words, the skills the employee needs to succeed should align with corporate objectives. The coach is responsible for helping to maintain appropriate working conditions for the organization to achieve desired performance (Entrepreneur, 2000). Coaching serves as a resource for an employee with high potential for success. The employee learns more about the organization and how he or she can support operations. Coaching is also a means for for an employee to explore new roles or ...

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The following posting discusses the role of coaching in an employee development plan and explains why managers avoid coaching their employees. References are included in the solution.