Stacia Garr at Bersin & Associates has a nice blog post about the value of coaching to organizational culture:
Consider giving the gift of coaching. In our 2011 High-Impact Performance Management research on coaching (click here for free webcast replay), we found that organizations with a coaching culture have much stronger employee engagement, employee productivity and customer satisfaction (see Figure 1). We also found a strong relationship between the effectiveness of organizations at teaching coaching and business outcomes. In short, coaching organizations are more effective organizations.
Read the full post here.