Is it Ethical to Coach A Company Without Coaching the CEO? And Other Ethical Explorations In Organizational Coaching with Commentary
D Garlo, D Prior International Journal of Coaching in Organizations 2007
Coaching in the organizational context is a magnified and multifaceted version of one-to-one coaching, with additional twists due to the varied individual and group relationships that may form during the coaching work done inside a company. Careful consideration of ethical principles applicable to professional coaching provides an important framework for success of the coaching work. This article explores some of the foundational ethical issues for the coach to consider both before accepting the work and throughout the engagement.