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For leaders

What skill must a leader have to beat the competition?
In organizations whose leaders have high "Learning Agility," the foundation of transformation is established

January 26, 2017

These days, when competition is severe ...

For coaches

Impact of Coaching Varies with the Proficiency Level of the Coach
Highly proficient coaches are highly valued by clients and have three impacts that make a difference

December 15, 2016

Within "coaching," there are profession...

For leaders

Features of organizations considered innovative by their Head
Most common three key factors are: goal-oriented, customer-oriented, agreement with corporate philosophy

November 24, 2016

Many organizational executives have the...

For leaders

President's Behavior is a Key Factor in Creating a Culture of Innovation
What separates companies with strong relationships among their leaders from other companies?

October 28, 2016

In our previous article, "How to Create...

For leaders

Survey on Japanese expatriates in China
“Sense of Challenge”, “Communication of vision” and “Networking” are the keys to successful expatriate assignment

September 29, 2016

"Sense of Challenge", "Communication of vision" and "Networking" are the keys to successful expatriate assignment

For leaders

Leaders, ask questions first
“Questioning” opens two-way communication leading to new discoveries

July 28, 2016

What should I do to take leadership?" This is one of the questions that many potential leaders ask at some point.

For leaders

Accelerating direct reports' action towards achieving goals
The key is continuous communication about the goal, sharing the same organizational goal, and giving specific feedback.

July 4, 2016

What are the managers doing to drive direct reports' actions for achieving their goals?

For leaders

Improving Employee Engagement of Senior Executives
Presidents should interact with senior executives to promote their growth and provide clarity in direction

May 26, 2016

Improving employee engagement has been one of many issues for presidents. We often think of rank-and-file employees when it comes to engagement, but what about senior executives? We assume that they have very high engagement but a recent survey conducted by the Coaching Research Institute showed a different picture.

For leaders

How do relationships among senior managers affect the entire organization?
When the president and senior executives are not exchanging their opinions, this may potentially lead to lower engagement among members of the organization

April 28, 2016

What happens to your organization when ...

For coaches

Why it's better for coaches to ask for feedback
Clients whose coaches asked for feedback more often felt that the coaching was effective in terms of goal achievement.

March 31, 2016

The Coaching Research Institute studied how coaches seeking feedback from clients was related to the "coach's interactions" and "coaching effectiveness".

For leadersFor coaches

What Do Leaders Gain By Being Coached?
Leaders being coached are more goal-conscious and the positive effects of coaching continue beyond the coaching engagement

February 25, 2016

Executive coaches help clients who proactively work towards their own goals, but what do the leaders concretely gain by being coached?

For leaders

Goal Achievement and Performance Reviews
Performance reviews are great opportunities to guide your direct reports in achieving goals

January 28, 2016

How would you encourage your direct reports to commit and take actions towards achieving the goals of the organization? Our recent findings from a research data of 122 companies may provide some answers to this question.

For leaders

How to Create a Culture of Innovation?
Strong correlation between communication between senior executives and collaboration within organizations

December 17, 2015

The Coaching Research Institute has studied the results of organization surveys from 32 companies to find out the characteristics of an organization that has a culture of innovation.

For coaches

How Executives Succeed in Executive Coaching
An excerpt from our latest research study on Executive Coaching

November 19, 2015

A summary of our latest research study on how high performing executives were able to benefit from executive coaching.

For leaders

Creating Good Relationships with Staff
An excerpt from the Survey of Global Values and Perspectives on Leadership and Organizations

October 22, 2015

In this report, we focus on the relationships between managers and staff and examine what factors may serve as keys in improving communication and creating a good relationship.

For leaders

A Global Comparison of Leadership Styles
An excerpt from the Survey of Global Values and Perspectives on Leadership and Organizations

September 17, 2015

There are many researches done on leadership and they all have a shared view - there is no magic formula for effective leadership and they differ depending on factors such as the values or the maturity of the organization. Would leadership differ on values or maturity of a country? If they do differ, what are the tendencies?

For leaders

What Qualities Make a Great Leader?
An excerpt from the Survey of Global Values and Perspectives on Leadership and Organizations

July 16, 2015

Coaching Research Institute conducted its first Global Survey on Values Related to Leadership and Organizations with 1,500 workers from 15 countries and regions (100 workers representing from each country or region). The survey consisted of leadership and other categories.

For leadersFor coaches

What Effects Do Successful Executives Gain From Coaching?
Successful executives have improved their problem-solving skills and relationship-building as a result of coaching.

June 18, 2015

One of the roles of executive coaches is to support the growth and development of executives to help them accomplish their goals. So what effects do executives gain from coaching?

For leaders

What Leadership Qualities Do Presidents Think They Need?
Company leaders want to further enhance their resilience to change and felt there were still issues with interpersonal communication.

May 29, 2015

What leadership qualities do presidents in company think they need? We have analyzed data gathered from surveys and self-evaluations of 109 company presidents.

For coaches

What Coaches Do to Help Clients Achieve Their Goals
Coaches who talked more about goals in their coaching sessions helped clients achieve their goals.

April 16, 2015

It is quite common to see client satisfaction used to measure the effects of coaching. However in recent years, there have also been different approaches using such methods as ROI, goal achievement rate and so on.

For leaders

What Direct Reports Want From Their Leaders
Direct reports have expectations of their leaders to create change

March 19, 2015

What sort of leadership do direct reports expect of their direct managers? To answer this question, we studied the data of 8,489 direct reports gathered from our Leadership Assessment.

For leaders

Factors Which Can Influence Changes in an Organization
“Connection between employees” showed the strongest correlation to influencing changes into an organization based on our findings regarding leadership and workplace conditions.

February 19, 2015

In a recent survey with readers from our weekly newsletter, 99% of the respondents answered that change is necessary in their own organization. So what are important factors needed in bringing change to an organization?

For coaches

Top 5 Benefits the Clients May Gain From Executive Coaching
“Clarifying Vision” was the top ranked benefit based on our findings on the effects of coaching from a sample of 107 executive clients.

January 21, 2015

Coaching Research Institute conducted a study on the benefits clients reported receiving from executive coaching. We analyzed the data using the Coaching Skills Evaluation System (CSES), a web-based system used to evaluate both the coaches' skills and the effects of coaching felt by the client.