Differences between coaching and supervision

In many kinds of respect, supervision is very similar to coaching, for example regarding the existing settings; however, the target group of supervision was originally limited to relationship workers as for example therapists, social workers and so forth. Meanwhile, the German society has founded a professional group for supervision e.V. (DGSv) in the economy. All in all, there is formally no longer any limitation to certain target groups, thanks to the further development of supervision.
Some coaching experts even consider the practice of coaching as a kind of „management supervision