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As a result of the female executi ve‟s participation in executive coaching, they encouraged their team to perform at higher levels, and felt that their ability to balance what was good for their respective business units with other needs of the organization had increased. Higher levels of recognition from peers for their respective team‟s contributions were realized. Interestingly, neutral responses were received from the majority of the female executives regarding their teams‟ ability to deliver results either ahead of schedule, or on time. Responses in the second section of the survey provided the answers to the second research question: „To what extent did the outcome of a formal executive coaching program impact the effectiveness of a female executive‟s behavior on the job?‟ Overwhelmingly, the majority of respondents believed that they were more effective in their jobs as a result of their participation in executive coaching. They felt their ability to develop their teams had increased, their ability to communicate their vision for their teams had increased, they spent more time developing strategic relationships, and they were more aware of the impact their behavior had on others. They had become more
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96 sensitive to the needs of others, and felt they were able to display patience with others when in a difficult situation. Additionally, the majority of the female executives indicated that they often tried new behaviors as a result of the feedback they received during the executive coaching experience. They recognized the talents and abilities of others as a result of the executive coaching they received. Their relationships with stakeholders improved. Lastly, they increased the diversity of their teams by being more inclusive of others. Responses in the third section of the survey provided the answers to the third research question: „To what extent was tangible impact in business areas measured as a result of participation in an executive coaching program by female executives?‟ The top five most recorded responses included: improved teamwork (73%); increased team member satisfaction level (57%); improved ability to execute (53%); increased employee satisfaction (47%), and reinforcement of their own intention to stay with the organization (47%). Demonstrable improvement in intangible business impacts were obtained as a result of participation by female executives in an executive coaching program. The top five most recorded responses included: improved relationship with direct reports (63%); improved teamwork (63%); improved relationships with stakeholders (60%); increased level of personal engagement (60%), and improved job satisfaction (53%). Respondents were asked to ascribe a dollar value to the outcome(s) of the executive coaching. The top 3 most recorded responses included the following dollar value ranges: $100,001 to $250,000; $25,001 to $50,000; and $5,001 to $10,000. Each dollar value range received 17% of the total responses.
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