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The effectiveness of executive coaching: What we can learn from the research literature

G Dai, MKP De Korn/Ferry Institute 2009

While executive coaching has increased markedly during recent years, the professional application of coaching, our understanding of when to use coaching, and the evaluation of its effectiveness has lagged far behind. The purpose of the current study is to review empirical studies on executive coaching in the literature, synthesize their f...

Cites in Google Scholar: 10
 
Executive coaching: Towards a dynamic alliance of psychotherapy and transformative learning processes.

D Gray Management Learning 2006

Coaching is emerging as a major professional development and performance enhancement process. There are, however, few professional development programmes aimed at coaches themselves, and no internationally recognized qualification or professional standard. Much of the literature on coaching has been written by those with a human psycholog...

Cites in Google Scholar: 274
 
Semantics or substance? Preliminary evidence in the debate between life coaching and counselling.

K Griffiths, M Campbell Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2008

The similarities and differences between life coaching and counselling are vigorously debated in the literature and amongst practitioners. However, to date there has been insufficient empirical evidence with extensive focus on the distinctions and significantly less acknowledgement of the similarities. This paper presents findings from in...

Cites in Google Scholar: 48
 
Coaching versus therapy: A perspective.

J Blattner, V Hart, S Leipsic Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2001

This article reports a study of current perceptions among professionals regarding therapy and coaching. Whereas therapy and counseling have been traditional fields of study and practice, coaching is not as well developed. It is helpful to examine the perceptions of practicing professionals in order to delineate the distinctions and overla...

Cites in Google Scholar: 268
 
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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 839
 
Manager coaching skills: Development and application

S Graham, J Wedman, B Garvin--Kester Performance Improvement Quarterly 1993

The concept of “manager as coach” is increasingly popular in the management literature as a mechanism for improving employee involvement and performance. This paper summarizes a study to evaluate the effectiveness of a “coaching skills” program for sales managers. The program began with a five–day coaching skills course and was followed b...

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Executive coaching: A review and agenda for future research

DC Feldman, MJ Lankau Journal of management 2005

The use of executive coaching as a developmental intervention for managers has increased dramatically during the past decade. Consequently, there has been a burgeoning practitioner literature on the topic of executive coaching. Empirical research on executive coaching, however, has lagged far behind, and theoretical work on the processes ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 480
 
Development and initial validation of an instrument measuring managerial coaching skill

GN McLean, B Yang, M-C Kuo, AS Tolbert, C Larkin Human Resource Development Quarterly 2005

This article reports on two studies that used three different samples (N = 644) to construct and validate a multidimensional measure of managerial coaching skill. The four dimensions of coaching skill measured were Open Communication, Team Approach, Value People, and Accept Ambiguity. The two studies assessed the context adequacy, dimensi...

Cites in Google Scholar: 175
 
Executive Coaching: A Working Definition.

LR Stern Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2004

Executive coaching (EC) has grown significantly in the past decade as an important organizational consulting intervention. This article proposes a working definition for EC that specifies its process and methods, differentiates it from other forms of coaching, and suggests a set of perspectives, principles, and approaches needed to guide ...

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Managerial coaching behaviors in learning organizations

AD Ellinger, RP Bostrom Journal of Management Development 1999

Limited published research has examined the role of leaders and managers in building learning capability and learning organizations. It is speculated that leaders and managers will assume roles such as facilitators of learning, coaches, and teachers. However, these roles and the micro‐behaviors manifested in them remain an area that has n...

Cites in Google Scholar: 276
 
A bridge over troubled water: bringing together coaching and counselling

T Bachkirova, E Cox The International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching 2004

This article addresses the issue of forced estrangement between coaching and counselling. The separation between the two fields is explored and the consequences of this for coaching in particular as a newly established profession are discussed. It will be suggested that the source of differences and similarities between various types of ‘...

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What Factors Affect Coaching and Mentoring in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

D Peel International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2008

This study adopts a mixed methodology case study approach in order to provide support for the call for a radical re-evaluation of what enables coaching and mentoring within the small and medium sized enterprise (SME) context. The findings highlight the complex and inter–related nature of many of the barriers that hinder practice and s...

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The emerging role of the internal coach.

MH Frisch Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2001

Growing from the demand for flexible, targeted development options and the acceptance of executive coaching emerges the role of the internal coach, a professional within an organization who, as a formal part of his or her job, coaches managers and executives. This article identifies this trend, defines the role of the internal coach, comp...

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Coaching at the heart of managerial effectiveness: A cross-cultural study of managerial behaviours

RG Hamlin, AD Ellinger, RS Beattie Human Resource Development International 2006

The concept of managers and managerial leaders assuming the developmental role of coaching has gained considerable attention in recent years as organizations seek to leverage learning by creating infrastructures that foster employee learning and development. However, despite the increasing focus on managerial coaching and the many content...

Cites in Google Scholar: 122
 
Increasing job satisfaction: coaching with evidence-based interventions

K Britton Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2008

Positive psychology offers a number of tools that coaches can use with groups and individuals to raise job satisfaction and engagement. This article describes ways to apply five empirically validated positive interventions: searching for the positive core; intentionally increasing positive emotion; establishing conditions for flow; handli...

Cites in Google Scholar: 14
 
Choosing an executive coach: The influence of gender on the coach-coachee matching process.

D Gray, H Goregaokar Management Learning 2015

Coaching has enjoyed substantial commercial growth, but empirical support for its effectiveness is limited. Nowhere is this more so than in the matching process between coach and coachee. This study describes the results from a coaching programme in which coachees were asked to reflect on and justify their choice of coach. Initial, qualit...

Cites in Google Scholar: 66
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