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Executive coaching as a transfer of training tool: Effects on productivity in a public agency.

G Olivero, K Bane, R Kopelman Public personnel management 1997

Examined the effects of executive coaching in a public sector municipal agency. 31 managers underwent a managerial training program, which was followed by 8 wks of 1-on-1 executive coaching. Training increased productivity by 22.4%. The coaching, which included goal setting, collaborative problem solving, practice, feedback, supervisory i...

Cites in Google Scholar: 725
 
Executive coaching: A comprehensive review of the literature.

S Kampa-Kokesch, M Anderson Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2001

The author would like to indicate that unfortunately, Peterson’s (1993) dissertation on executive coaching outcomes was excluded from the original literature review conducted by Kampa-Kokesch and Anderson (2001). Later, Kampa and White (2002) stated that Peterson’s (1993) dissertation was excluded due to the programmatic nature of the coa...

Cites in Google Scholar: 774
 
Towards a Psychology of Coaching: The Impact of Coaching on Metacognition, Mental Health and Goal Attainment.

AM Grant 2001

A theoretical framework for a psychology of coaching was developed. First, the literature on cognitive approaches to coaching, behavioral approaches to coaching, and combinations of the cognitive and behavioral approaches was reviewed. Next, two studies examined the development and validation of a new measure of private self-consciousness...

Cites in Google Scholar: 220
 
A quasi-experimental study on management coaching effectiveness.

WJG Evers, A Brouwers, W Tomic Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2006

Coaching has become an important managerial instrument of support. However, there is lack of research on its effectiveness. The authors conducted a quasi-experimental study to figure out whether coaching really leads to presupposed individual goals. Sixty managers of the federal government were divided in two groups: one group followed a ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 364
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The coach-coachee relationship in executive coaching: A field study.

L Baron, L Morin Human Resource Development Quarterly 2009

Numerous authors have suggested that the working relationship between coach and coachee constitutes an essential condition to the success of executive coaching. This study empirically investigated the links between the coach-coachee relationship and the success of a coaching intervention in an organizational setting. Data were collected f...

Cites in Google Scholar: 499
 
The role of coachee characteristics in executive coaching for effective sustainability.

G Bozer, J Sarros, J Santora Journal of Management Development 2013

Purpose – Executive coaching is gaining in popularity as a management developmental activity which facilitates organisational change for sustainability. The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationships among coachee feedback receptivity, pre‐training motivation, learning goal orientation, developmental self‐efficacy, self‐report...

Cites in Google Scholar: 115
 
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Executive Coaching: Something to Consider.

G Dai, MKP De, G Hallenbeck, R Lee SIOP Conference 2010 2010

There is a lack ofconsensus among professionals regarding how to evaluate executive coaching. This paper examines seven areas that will impact the way researchers evaluate coaching effectiveness and the conclusions they draw from their studies. Clarification on these areas will guide the future ofcoaching evaluation research and practice.

Cites in Google Scholar: 1
 
Critical moments of clients and coaches: A direct-comparison study.

A Day, de Haan. E., C Bertie, C Sills International Coaching Psychology Review 2010

Purpose: In this study descriptions of critical moments of coaching as experienced by both executive coaches and their clients are analysed and compared, to find out more about what works in coaching conversations. Design/Methodology: This is a real-time direct-comparison study of coaches’ and clients’ critical-moment experiences with...

Cites in Google Scholar: 61
 
Critical moments in a coaching case study: Illustration of a process research model.

de Haan. E., C Niess Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2012

Descriptions of critical moments of coaching, defined as exciting, tense, or significant moments from the time spent in the coaching conversation experienced by an executive coach and one of his clients, are analyzed and compared. Positioned within a tradition of analyzing critical-moment descriptions, the study makes use of data collecte...

Cites in Google Scholar: 48
 
Executive coaching outcome research: The contribution of common factors such as relationship, personality match, and self efficacy.

de Haan. E., A Duckworth, D Birch, C Jones Consulting Psychology Journal 2013

This article argues for a new way of studying executive-coaching outcomes, which is illustrated with a study based on data from 156 client– coach pairs. The argument accepts that we are unlikely to get robust data on coaching outcomes in the near future but assumes that we can expect similar effectiveness for coaching as that demonstrated...

Cites in Google Scholar: 354
 
Evaluating the effectiveness of executive coaching: Beyond ROI?

G Dai, MKP De, R Lee An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice 2009

The popularity of executive coaching has increased dramatically in both the practitioner world and academia during the past decade. However, evaluating the effectiveness of coaching has lagged behind. Executive coaching is a multi-disciplinary practice, and professionals from many different scholarly backgrounds provide coaching services....

Cites in Google Scholar: 244
 
Evidence-based coaching: Flourishing or languishing?.

M Cavanagh, A Grant Australian Psychologist 2007

Coaching and coaching psychology offer a potential platform for an applied positive psychology and for facilitating individual, organisational and social change. Experts from around the world were invited to comment on the emerging discipline of coaching psychology and the commercial coaching industry. Several key themes emerged including...

Cites in Google Scholar: 222
 
The goal-focused coaching skills questionnaire: Preliminary findings.

M Cavanagh, A Grant Social Behavior and Personality 2007

Goal-focused coaching is increasingly being used to help people set and reach personal and workplace goals. However, coaches’ coaching skills are rarely measured. This exploratory study reports preliminary findings on the initial development and validation of a self-report measure, the Goal-focused Coaching Skills Questionnaire (GCSQ). So...

Cites in Google Scholar: 108
 
The influence of the Five Factor Model of personality on the perceived effectiveness of executive coaching.

R Jones, S Woods, E Hutchinson International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2014

Limited research attention has been paid to influences on executive coaching effectiveness. This study explores whether a relationship exists between the Five Factor Model of personality and coachee perceptions of effectiveness of executive coaching. Thirty coachees completed a cross sectional survey measuring personality using scales fro...

Cites in Google Scholar: 33
 
Evaluating the effectiveness of executive coaching: Where are we now and where do we need to be?

D MacKie Australian Psychologist 2007

To date there have been no universally accepted criteria for what constitutes a successful outcome in executive coaching. This has been partly a function of the range of activities undertaken within the coaching medium and partly the fact that commercial realities mitigate against controlled trials teasing out mediating and moderating var...

Cites in Google Scholar: 138
 
The impact of an online evidence-based coaching program on goal striving, subjective well-being, and level of hope

M Poepsel 2011

The purpose of this study was to measure the effectiveness of an online evidence-based coaching program in terms of goal attainment, subjective well-being and level of hope. Both the coaching industry and use of the Internet have grown dramatically, and some coaches have added online communication to traditional face-to-face and telephone...

Cites in Google Scholar: 40
 
Does coaching work? A meta-analysis on the effects of coaching on individual level outcomes in an organizational context.

T Theeboom, B Beersma, AEM van Vianen The Journal of Positive Psychology 2014

Whereas coaching is very popular as a management tool, research on coaching effectiveness is lagging behind. Moreover, the studies on coaching that are currently available have focused on a large variety of processes and outcome measures and generally lack a firm theoretical foundation. With the meta-analysis presented in this article, we...

Cites in Google Scholar: 742
 
Understanding the importance of gender and leader identity formation in executive coaching for senior women

S Skinner Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2014

Within the principles of constructivist grounded theory this study investigates the developmental factors involved in executive coaching for women in senior roles. The paper presents an analysis of the unique experiences of eleven senior women in their executive coaching engagements in Australia. The findings support recent discourse sugg...

Cites in Google Scholar: 39
 
Academic background and credibility in executive coaching effectiveness

G Bozer, S C., S C. Personnel Review 2014

Purpose – Little empirical research has examined the role of coach characteristics in coaching success. The purpose of this paper is to address this gap in the literature by identifying and testing the relationships between a coach's academic background in psychology and credibility with executive coaching effectiveness as reflected in g...

Cites in Google Scholar: 121
 
Signalling a new trend in executive coaching outcome research

E de Haan, A Duckworth International Coaching Psychology Review 2013

Purpose: This contribution argues for a new way of studying executive-coaching outcome. The argument accepts that we are not likely to get rigorous data on coaching outcome from well-designed clinical trials in the near future, and assumes a degree of effectiveness that is based upon the first indications and the more rigorous studies ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 44
 
The potential use of the Authenticity Scale as an outcome measure in executive coaching

I Susing, LS Green, A Grant The Coaching Psychologist 2011

Authenticity, or being true to oneself, has been identified as a key construct related to well-being and the effective performance of leaders. This paper describes the construct of authenticity in the context of existing positive psychology and coaching psychology research. We discuss the Authenticity Scale and its suggested use both a...

Cites in Google Scholar: 10
 
Developing a healthcare leadership coaching model using action research and systems approaches – a case study: Implementing an executive coaching programme to support nurse managers in achieving organisational objectives in Malta

H Law, R Aquilina International Coaching Psychology Review 2013

Objectives: This study aims to show how a leadership coaching programme for Nurse Ward Managers may be implemented in a general hospital with the following objectives: ● clarify the Nurse Ward Managers’ idealised leadership attributes (ILA); ● identify any perceived gaps in leadership skills; ● develop and provide a comprehensive coa...

Cites in Google Scholar: 7
 
Moderating factors of the Van Egmond Coaching Model (VECM)

J Bouwer, J van Egmond International Coaching Psychology Review 2012

Objectives: Identifying those (moderating) factors that are instrumental in the successful completion of a coaching trajectory that is based on the Van Egmond Coaching Model (VECM). Design: Qualitative. Methods: Data were collected by means of three questionnaires: a semi-structured questionnaire for the clients; a semi-structured que...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
 
Measuring and maximizing the business impact of executive coaching.

A Levenson Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2009

This article addresses the conceptual and methodological issues involved in measuring the business impact of executive coaching. A framework is introduced for identifying the business impacts of coaching. An application of the framework is presented using exploratory study data from 12 matched coach-coachee pairs showing varying degrees o...

Cites in Google Scholar: 79
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Coaching employees with chronic illness: Supporting professional identities through biographical work

J Beatty, A McGonagle International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2016

Chronic illness is a growing issue in the workplace, and can prompt employees to reconsider their professional and a coaching intervention to help develop personal resources to stay in the workforce. The analysis of data from exit interviews suggests that coaching supports coachees’ identity work and behavioural strategies for integrating...

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A large-scale study of executive and workplace coaching: The relative contributions of relationship personality match and self-efficacy

E de Haan, A Grant, Y Burger, P Eriksson Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2016

This large-scale study of executive coaching explores the perceived effectiveness of coaching from the perspectives of coach, coachee, and sponsor, and potential active ingredients including the coach–coachee working alliance, coachee self-efficacy, personality, and “personality match” between coach and coachee. Using a retrospective desi...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
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Effectiveness of Leadership Coaching—An Integrated Evaluation Framework

W Hofmans 2015

The evaluation of the exact impact of executive coaching on both individuals and organisations is lagging behind. This has been demonstrated by the few empirical studies which link coaching to improved outcomes. This particular research project focuses on the coaching of leaders in organisations. It draws on resources from the fields of L...

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“I am going to succeed”: The power of self-efficient language in coaching and how coaches can use it

S Gessnitzer, E Schulte, S Kauffeld Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2016

Despite growing research on coaching and its positive impact on clients’ self-efficacy and goal-attainment, to date, there is hardly any empirically based knowledge on which communicative strategies cause these improvements. To address this research gap and examine the role of clients’ self-efficient statements for coaching success, coach...

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Do we need alliance factor definitions unique to coaching? Clients’ operational definitions of research-based definitions

M Lopez International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2017

Vague definitional descriptors of the Coaching Alliance Common Factor measurement threaten construct validity in coaching research. Further, differing coach and client perceptions of the helping relationship, and coaching and therapeutic client dissimilarities compound the risk. Ten clients representing a global leadership coaching practi...

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The warmness seed: long-term fruits of coaching

P Henriques, C Curado, P Matos Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2017

This study addresses three coach behaviours’ effects (warmness behaviour (WB); stimulating action (SA) and planning and structuring activities (PSA)) in two dimensions of coaching outcomes (coachee’s performance (CP) and the quality of the coach–coachee relationship (QCCR)). The paper argues that coaching is a helpful tool to achieve grea...

Cites in Google Scholar: 1
 
Leadership, power, and symmetry

O Spaten Coaching Psykologi 2016

Research publications concerning managers who coach their own employees are barely visible despite its widespread use in enterprises (McCarthy & Milner, 2013; Gregory & Levy, 2011; Crabb, 2011). This article focuses on leadership, power and moments of symmetry in the coaching relationship regarding managers coaching their employees and it...

Cites in Google Scholar: 4
 
Develop yourself, develop others? How coaches and clients benefit from train-the-coach courses

S Jordan, S Gessnitzer, S Kauffeld Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2017

The majority of the numerous train-the-coach courses in the growing coaching market are not evidence-based and evaluate neither the personal development of coaches during these courses nor their effects on clients’ subsequent coaching success. The aim of our study was to investigate the development of coaches’ career-related variables dur...

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The Role Of Coaching For Relationship Satisfaction, Self-Reflection, And Self-Esteem: Coachees’ Self-Presentation Ability As A Moderator

J Rank, D Gray Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2017

Although theoretical and applied work has emphasized the critical role of coachee personality in the coaching process, little empirical research has identified specific personality traits as moderating variables. Drawing from social-psychological theories, we examined coachees’ ability to modify self-presentation, a major facet of the sel...

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The Efficacy Of Executive Coaching: An Empirical Investigation Of Two Approaches Using Random Assignment And A Switching-Replications Design

J Williams, R Lowman Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2018

Using random assignment and a switching-replications design in a corporate setting, this study compared the effectiveness of two approaches to executive coaching: goal-focused and process-oriented. Goal-focused coaching is based on goal-setting theory, which concentrates on identifying a task to be accomplished, whereas process-oriented c...

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A role for coaching to support leadership development? The experiences of female Arab leaders: An interpretative phenomenological analysis

M Mattar, C van Nieuwerburgh, M Barr, Y Jacob International Coaching Psychology Review 2018

Objectives: This study aimed to explore how eight female leaders from four Arab countries experienced their leadership journey, and to consider a potential role for coaching in that developmental journey. Design and Method: A qualitative design was applied to explore the participants’ experiences. Data collection was through semi-struc...

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The coaching ripple effect: The effects of developmental coaching on wellbeing across organizational networks

S O'O’Connor, M Cavanagh Psychology of Well-Being: Theory, Research and Family Practi... 2013

Background: It has been argued that the quality of daily interactions within organisations effects the wellbeing of both individuals and the broader organisation. Coaching for leadership development is one intervention often used to create organisation-wide changes in culture and wellbeing. Leadership style has been associated with employ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 37
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