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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: 365
 
Trudging Toward Dodoville: Conceptual Approaches and Case Studies in Executive Coaching.

R Kilburg Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2004

This article introduces the 3rd Consulting Psychology Journal special issue on executive coaching and briefly examines the current status of the scientific knowledge base in the field. It compares the emergence of the empirical literature on coaching to the historical pathway created by psychotherapy and hypothesizes that research on exec...

Cites in Google Scholar: 140
 
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: 738
 
Measuring executive coaching efficacy? The answer was right here all the time.

R Orenstein Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2006

This article demonstrates that executive coaching efficacy can be measured empirically. It describes the application of C. P. Alderfer's & L. D. Brown's (1972) "Empathic Organic Questionnaire" to executive coaching by summarizing a case in which it was adapted and utilized, by detailing the instrument's construction and administration, an...

Cites in Google Scholar: 128
 
The state of executive coaching research: What does the current literature tell us and what’s next for coaching research.

J Passmore, C Gibbes International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

This paper asks the question; what do coaching psychologists bring to the developing market of executive coaching? While psychologists are trained in human behaviour, this paper argues that their real unique contribution may be their ability to undertake high quality research. The paper moves to summarise executive coaching research to da...

Cites in Google Scholar: 183
 
GAS powered coaching: Goal Attainment Scaling and its use in coaching research and practice.

G Spence International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

As the demand for an evidence-based approach to coaching grows, so does the need for rigourous outcome measures. However, despite the fact that coaching is a goal-focused process, there has been little discussion in the coaching literature about different approaches to measuring goal attainment. Given that goal attainment represents a key...

Cites in Google Scholar: 118
 
The impact of life coaching on goal attainment, metacognition and mental health

A Grant Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal 2003

Despite its high media profile and growing popularity there have been no empirical investigations of the impact of life coaching on goal attainment, metacognition or mental health. This exploratory study used life coaching as a means of exploring key metacognitive factors involved as individuals move towards goal attainment. In a within-s...

Cites in Google Scholar: 764
 
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: 222
 
The Relative Effectiveness of External, Peer, and Self-Coaches

C Sue-Chan, G Latham Applied Psychology 2004

Two studies in two different continents using two different dependent variables examined the relative effectiveness of external, peer, and self-coaches on the performance of participants in two MBA programs. The first study involved MBA students in Canada (n= 30). Those who were coached by an external coach exhibited higher teamplaying be...

Cites in Google Scholar: 250
 
Professional and peer life coaching and the enhancement of goal striving and well-being: An exploratory study

GB Spence, AM Grant The Journal of Positive Psychology 2007

Few studies have investigated the impact of life coaching on self-regulated behavior and well-being. A limitation of past studies has been their reliance on peer rather than professional coaches. The present randomized controlled study compared peer with professional life coaching over a 10-week period with 63 participants. Results indica...

Cites in Google Scholar: 324
 
Cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused life coaching: Enhancing goal striving, well-being, and hope

L Green, L Oades, A Grant The Journal of Positive Psychology 2006

Research is in its infancy in the newly emerging field of coaching psychology. This study examined the effects of a 10-week cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused life coaching group programme. Participants were randomly allocated to a life coaching group programme (n  = 28) or a waitlist control group (n  = 28). Participation in the life...

Cites in Google Scholar: 582
 
Does coaching work or are we asking the wrong question?

A Fillery-Travis, D Lane International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

Within the context of an expanding market for coaching in all its forms organisations are asking the questions ‘Does coaching work?’ They seek evidence of a return on investment. We argue within this paper that this is the wrong question. Before we can ask whether coaching works we must ask how is it being used, is a coherent framework of...

Cites in Google Scholar: 305
 
Media perceptions of executive coaching and the formal preparation of coaches.

AN Garman, DL Whiston, K Zlatoper Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2000

Seventy-two articles on executive coaching appearing in mainstream and trade management publications between 1991 and 1998 were analyzed to determine (a) general opinions of the practice of executive coaching and (b) the extent to which training in psychology was described as relevant and useful to coaching practice. A content analysis me...

Cites in Google Scholar: 174
 
Does ‘peer coaching’increase GP capacity to promote informed decision making about PSA screening? A cluster randomised trial

M Gattellari, N Donnelly, N Taylor, M Meerkin, G Hirst, JE W... Family Practice 2005

Background. Very little effort has been directed to enable GPs to better informed decisions about PSA screening among their male patients. Objectives. To evaluate an innovative programme designed to enhance GPs' capacity to promote informed decision making by male patients about PSA screening. Methods. The study design was a cluster...

Cites in Google Scholar: 72
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Executive, workplace and life coaching: Findings from a largescale survey of international coach federation members

A Grant, R Zackon International journal of evidence based coaching and mentori... 2004

The knowledge base of coach-specific research detailing theories, techniques and outcomes of coaching is growing annually. However, little is known about coaches themselves. This paper reports on a large scale survey of coaches. A total of 2,529 coaches responded to an online survey conducted in 2003 amongst International Coach Federa...

Cites in Google Scholar: 188
 
Evidence-based life coaching for senior high school students: Building hardiness and hope

S Green, AM Grant, J Rynsaardt International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

Objective: To extend the knowledge base on the use of life coaching as an applied positive psychology. Studies to date have utilised community samples with participants of varying ages and most research has used adult community samples. The present study is unusual in that it examined the efficacy of an evidence-based (cognitive-behavi...

Cites in Google Scholar: 355
 
The executive coaching trend: Towards more flexible executives

RA Jones, AE Rafferty, M Griffin Leadership & Organization Development Journal 2006

Purpose – This paper proposes to investigate the influence of executive coaching on managerial flexibility in order to build a stronger theoretical and empirical basis for executive coaching research. Design/methodology/approach – A repeated measures design was adopted. About 11 leaders participated in a leadership development progra...

Cites in Google Scholar: 150
 
Assessing the efficacy of a cognitive behavioural executive coaching-programme

V Libri, T Kemp International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

Objectives: Cognitive behavioural techniques have been the mainstay of psychological treatment for many psychologists in clinical practice. However, there is little known in relation to the efficacy of cognitive behavioural techniques for performance enhancement within a non-clinical setting, such as those found in organisational envir...

Cites in Google Scholar: 79
 
A randomized trial of methods to help clinicians learn motivational interviewing.

WR Miller, CE Yahne, TB Moyers, J Martinez, M Pirritano Journal of consulting and Clinical Psychology 2004

The Evaluating Methods for Motivational Enhancement Education trial evaluated methods for learning motivational interviewing (MI). Licensed substance abuse professionals (N = 140) were randomized to 5 training conditions: (a) clinical workshop only; (b) workshop plus practice feedback; (c) workshop plus individual coaching sessions; (d) w...

Cites in Google Scholar: 1237
 
Duty of care in an unregulated industry: Initial findings on the diversity and practices of Australian coaches

GB Spence, M Cavanagh, AM Grant International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

Little has been reported about the skills, experience and training of coaches in the Australian context, yet these are critical factors in the ethical practice of coaching. Previous research and experience suggests that formal coach training varies considerably in terms of curricula and quality. At the same time, data is emerging that ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 76
 
A Case Study of Executive Coaching as a Support Mechanism During Organizational Growth and Evolution.

ER Schnell Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2005

This case study follows the evolution of an executive coaching consultation provided to the leaders of an organizational system over a 5-year period. The clients were part of a community outreach center in an academic medical center, and the coach-consultant was part of an internal service group. During this extended engagement, the clien...

Cites in Google Scholar: 60
 
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: 226
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Key characteristics of the commercial Australian executive coach training industry.

A Grant, B O'Hara International Coaching Psychology Review 2008

Objectives: To identify organisations who offer executive coach training and business coach training in Australia; assessment processes, cost and duration of courses; the delineation between coaching and counselling; marketing claims made; and the qualifications of the owners and trainers. Design: A qualitative process of emergent them...

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Take care what you bring with you: How coaches' mood and interpersonal behavior affect coaching success.

P Ianiro, S Kauffeld Consulting Psychology Journal 2014

The quality of coaching working alliances is crucial for coaching success. Determining the ingredients that contribute to a high-quality coaching working alliance is an important question for research. Interpersonal behavior is considered to be a vital factor for a successful coach– client working alliance. This study analyzes how a coach...

Cites in Google Scholar: 56
 
Positive psychology coaching - A model for coaching practice.

J Passmore, L Oades The Coaching Psychologist 2014

This is the first in a series of papers to look at Positive Psychology Coaching (PPC) as an approach suitable for use with coaching clients. This paper presents a brief overview of PPC for readers who are less familiar with the approach and highlights other sources for a fuller account of PPC. The paper sets the scene for a subsequent ser...

Cites in Google Scholar: 49
 
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: 41
 
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...

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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: 41
 
Coaching the brain: Neuro-science or neuro-nonsense?

AM Grant The Coaching Psychologist 2015

This paper discusses some myths and misconceptions that have emerged in relation to neuroscience and coaching, and explores the notion that neuroscience provides a foundational evidence-base for coaching, and that neurocoaching is a unique or original coaching methodology. It is found that much of the insights into coaching purported t...

Cites in Google Scholar: 32
 
Coaching with self-determination in mind: Using theory to advance evidence-based coaching practice

GB Spence, LG Oades International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2011

The scholarly coaching literature has advanced considerably in the past decade. However, a review of the existing knowledge base suggests that coaching practice and research remains relatively uninformed by relevant psychological theory. In this paper it will be argued that Self-Determination Theory (SDT; Deci & Ryan, 1985) presents as...

Cites in Google Scholar: 162
 
Performance coaching in sport, music, and business: From Gallwey to Grant, and the promise of positive psychology

A Mouton International Coaching Psychology Review 2016

The purpose of this paper is to explore performance coaching in sport, music, and business. The paper begins by describing some of the popular, lay methods used by coaches in each field, many influenced by The Inner Game books of Timothy Gallwey. Next, the paper discusses the scientifically grounded theories, principles, and methods that ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 15
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Ethical situations in executive coaching as experienced and evaluated by psychology and non psychology trained coaches

M Sass 2016

The last 20 years has seen a proliferation in the practice of executive coaching despite the limited empirical research about its efficacy. This research focused on ethical issues arising in the practice of business and managerial coaching (“executive coaching”), which had not been extensively examined in coaching literature. The research...

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Exploring the evolution of coaching through the lens of innovation

M Abravanel, J Gavin International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2017

In this paper, we examine coaching’s innovativeness through a comparison of its approaches and methods with those of more established helping professions. Using extant literature, we consider the nature of innovation before going on to examine coaching’s core beliefs and values, theoretical paradigms, and its goals, techniques, and method...

Cites in Google Scholar: 22
 
The effect of business coaching and mentoring on small-to-medium enterprise performance and growth

B Crompton 2012

This thesis aims to address the principal question of whether business coaching directly or indirectly enhances firm financial performance and growth. The present thesis incorporates four comprehensive and inter-related studies designed to investigate the contribution of business coaching to firm growth in cohorts of start-up companies an...

Cites in Google Scholar: 41
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An Exploratory Qualitative Study of Employee Perceptions of Effective Manager Coach-Employee Relationship

E Albarracin 2018

Previous researchers showed manager coaches face challenges setting up effective employee coaching relationships with their direct reports. Previous quantitative studies about the employee coaching relationship have not fully captured the common factors of effective coaching relationships that contribute to successful coaching outcomes. T...

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