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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: 221
 
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: 178
 
The impact of executive coaching and 360 feedback on leadership effectiveness.

E Thach Leadership & Organization Development Journal 2002

Does executive coaching really work? Does it help improve leadership effectiveness and productivity? This action research study answers these questions by tracking the progress of 281 executives participating in a six-month coaching and 360 feedback process. The results suggest that the combination of multi-rater feedback and individual c...

Cites in Google Scholar: 467
 
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...

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Toward a conceptual understanding and definition of executive coaching.

R Kilburg Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 1996

A review of the literature on coaching reveals that very little empirical research has focused on the executive coaching methods used by consultants with managers and leaders in organizations. Within the framework of a 17-dimensional model of systems and psychodynamic theory, the author provides an overview of a conceptual approach to coa...

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Can Coaching Reduce Workplace Stress?

K Gyllensten, S Palmer The Coaching Psychologist 2005

Work related stress is causing concern and is having negative effects on individuals and organisations (HSE, 2001). Various interventions are used to reduce workplace stress but this paper proposes that coaching can be effective in tackling stress. Coaching is becoming increasingly popular and is viewed positively within the corp...

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Business coaching: Challenges for an emerging industry

S Clegg, C Rhodes, M Kornberger, R Stilin Industrial and commercial Training 2005

Purpose – To identify the distinguishing characteristics and future challenges for the business coaching industry in Australia. Design/methodology/approach – A telephone survey of business coaching firms was used to identify the main structural characteristics of the industry. Structured interviews with selected business coaches were...

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The practice of coaching: Exploring alternatives to therapy for counseling-resistant men.

R McKelley, AB Rochlen Psychology of Men \& Masculinity 2007

The current article examines the practice of coaching as a possible alternative to conventional therapy for men. Although overviews of coaching have been outlined, none have specifically addressed how this particular helping modality might fit with the cultural demands of men resistant to conventional sources of professional help. This ar...

Cites in Google Scholar: 66
 
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 ...

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The similarities and differences between coaching and therapy

P Bluckert Industrial and Commercial Training 2005

Purpose – This article sets out to explore the similarities and differences between coaching and therapy – a subject of great interest currently within coaching and therapy fields. Design/methodology/approach – The objectives are achieved by examining the convergence of approaches and thinking within these fields, as well as explorin...

Cites in Google Scholar: 83
 
Executive coaching

G Blackman-Sheppard Industrial and Commercial Training 2004

Executive coaching is often seen as higher grade coaching that is the sole prerogative of the high‐flying executive, accompanied on hallowed ground by the mystical executive coach. However, the foundation stones for executive coaching – quality integrated thinking, confidentiality, trust – are equally important to all its people if an org...

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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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