Abstract


IS IT POSSIBLE TO IMPROVE SELF-EFFICACY WITH COACHING?
It is increasingly recognized that change and transformation are necessary to meet the challenges that the 21st century modern world has brought to individuals and organizations. In this environment, the ability of individuals to balance work and personal life, and the ability of organizations to increase their innovative and creative ideas and competitiveness have increased the search and interest in different support applications. As a result of these searches, the focus of discussions and researches in recent years seems to be coaching. It has been found that most of the studies in domestic and especially intensively foreign literature have focused on the contributions of coaching to this new world order. In literature review, there are several research findings that coaching is a very powerful tool to support learning and development for individuals and that successful results are obtained as a result of the coaching approach being implemented in organizations. Starting from this point, there are two main purposes of this study. First of these purposes is to draw attention to the individual and organizational outcomes of coaching, and the other one is to make theoretical analysis of the effect of “coaching” approach on the self-efficacy of individuals based on the Self-Efficacy Theory. As a result of the theoretical reviews, coaching is an approach that provides important and positive contributions to both the individual and the organization; it is an approach that increases the belief in knowledge, skills and abilities in the developmental focus in order to discover the potential of the individual.

Keywords
Self-efficacy, Coach, Coaching.
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