And in the blink of an eye, everything changed. The pandemic has altered and disrupted how we socialise, shop and live, not to mention how we work and even how we do business. For leadership teams in companies across industries,
The shift over the last century from agriculture to manufacturing with specialisation of labour being the predominant business operating model, an authoritarian style of management was prevalent.
Globalisation of business, flatter, leaner organisations, rapidly changing business, restructuring, cost-cutting strategies and the inadequacy of training on its own have been some of the driving forces behind the greater need for coaching.
There is a Charlie Chaplin movie Modern Times. Chaplin is portrayed as a factory worker employed on an assembly line. There, he is subjected to such indignities as being force-fed by a malfunctioning “feeding machine” and an accelerating assembly