The first task of any consultant or coach is to diagnose the situation at hand. However, taking too narrow of a view can skew the diagnosis and hinder the creation of effective solutions. As a result, the application of systems theory is essential to effective consulting and coaching. In this assignment, you will write a paper that explores systems theory and its application to consulting and coaching in organizations.
Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:
- This assignment uses a grading rubric.
- Include two scholarly resources other than those in the assigned readings with appropriate references and in-text citations.
- Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
In a paper of 1,000-1,250 words, discuss how systems theory applies to consulting and coaching. Include the following in your paper:
- An overview of systems theory.
- A discussion of how systems theory should be applied to consulting and coaching in an organizational context.