Most of us are familiar with the role of a manager and that of a leader. We also know the functions each is expected to perform. However, there is a trend in the UK that puts managers in a different role. This trend is manager as coach (MAC) and will be the focus of this assignment. Before beginning the tasks, please read the following article:
Ladyshewsky, R. K. (2010). The manager as coach as a driver of organizational development. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 31(4), 292-306. doi: 10.1108/01437731011043320
In a 3-page paper, answer the following questions:
What is meant by the term manager as coach (MAC)?
Is this role more appropriate for a leader or manager?
What are the advantages and disadvantages regarding MAC?
How does it fit with the other roles of a manager and leader?
Would this be an effective tool in a health care setting as a leader? Why or why not?
Conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to justify/support your responses to each question.