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A survey of executive coaching practices.

D Peterson, J Bono, R Purvanova, A Towler Personnel Psychology 2009

Despite the ubiquity of executive coaching interventions in business organizations, there is little uniformity in the practices (e.g., assessment tools, scientific or philosophical approaches, activities, goals, and outcome evaluation methods) of executive coaches. Addressing the ongoing debate about the role of psychology in executive co...

Cites in Google Scholar: 427
 
Executive coaching: The need for standards of competence.

L Brotman, W Liberi, K Wasylyshyn Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 1998

Psychologists working in the emerging competency area of "executive coaching" must promote a more complete understanding of what constitutes effectiveness in this arena—particularly when the expected outcome is sustained behavior change. Experienced psychologists must accept accountability for the need to inform and educate corporate deci...

Cites in Google Scholar: 320
 
The coaching relationship: An interpretative phenomenological analysis

K Gyllensten, S Palmer International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

Objectives: There is a lack of research on the coaching relationship (O'Broin & Palmer, 2006a). The current paper will present the findings from a qualitative study that explored experiences of workplace coaching including the coaching relationship. Design: The study adopted a qualitative design and the data was analysed by Interpreta...

Cites in Google Scholar: 238
 
Behind closed doors: What really happens in executive coaching. Organizational Dynamics

D Hall, K Otazo, G Hollenbeck Organizational Dynamics 1999

Presents the results of a study sponsored by Boston University's Executive Development Roundtable that allow a critical review of the state of the practice of executive coaching. The study consisted of interviews with over 75 executives in Fortune 100 companies, as well as interviews with 15 executive coaches referred to the researchers a...

Cites in Google Scholar: 747
 
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: 141
 
Executive coaching.

H Levinson Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 1996

Executive coaching requires the ability on the part of the coach to differentiate coaching from psychotherapy while using basic psychological skills and insights. It is usually short term and issue focused. At high executive levels, its success depends heavily on the consultant's knowledge about contemporary management and political issue...

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360-degree feedback with systematic coaching: Empirical analysis suggests a winning combination.

F Luthans, S Peterson Human Resource Management 2003

Wanted: High-performance work practices to gain a competitive advantage. An increasingly common answer to this desperate call is 360-degree programs; unfortunately, they have, at best, mixed reviews when empirically assessed. This study found that a way to improve the effectiveness of 360s may be to combine them with coaching focused on e...

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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...

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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
 
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
 
Executive coaching: Developing managerial wisdom in a world of chaos.

R Kilburg American Psychological Association 2000

The unrelenting pace of business in modern organizations places constant pressure on employees, challenging the physical and emotional resources of both staff and supervisors. Consultants have become familiar with the survivalist mentality among workers, each struggling to improve production, solve intractable conflict, and chart realisti...

Cites in Google Scholar: 615
 
Can working with an executive coach improve multisource feedback ratings over time? A quasi-experimental field study

J Smither, M London, R Flautt, Y Vargas, I Kucine Personnel Psychology 2003

This study examined the effects of executive coaching on multisource feedback over time. Participants were 1,361 senior managers who received multisource feedback; 404 of these senior managers worked with an executive coach (EC) to review their feedback and set goals. One year later, 1,202 senior managers (88% of the original sample) rece...

Cites in Google Scholar: 587
 
Executive coaching: A conceptual framework from an integrative review of practice and research

B Joo Human Resource Development Review 2005

Executive coaching has become increasingly popular despite limited empirical evidence about its impact and wide disagreement about necessary or desired professional qualifications. This article examines the practice of executive coaching, investigating the useful underlying theories by reviewing previous research. It also provides a conce...

Cites in Google Scholar: 624
 
Coaching at the top.

F Kiel, E Rimmer, K Williams, M Doyle Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 1996

Presents a systems-oriented approach to the leadership development of top-level executives. A structured program is described that is designed to have a positive impact at the organizational level through focused work with the individual client. Leadership effectiveness is seen as strongly influenced by the individual's past, personal lif...

Cites in Google Scholar: 149
 
Coaching and executive character: Core problems and basic approaches.

RR Kilburg Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 1997

This article explores three major problems often encountered by consultants who are engaged to coach executives and who confront difficulties related to the character of their clients: executive character as a complex adaptive system that influences the unconscious aspects of organizational life, unconscious psychological conflict as a ke...

Cites in Google Scholar: 83
 
Executive coaching at work: The art of one-on-one change.

DB Peterson Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 1996

Outlines the 5 research-based strategies that guide one-on-one coaching by a management consulting firm: forge a partnership, inspire commitment, grow skills, promote persistence, and shape the environment. The case study of a typical targeted coaching participant (a female executive who sought to develop stronger relationships with inter...

Cites in Google Scholar: 267
 
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
 
Executive coaching: it works!

FA Kombarakaran, JA Yang, MN Baker, PB Fernandes Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2008

Outcomes of this empirical study demonstrated that executive coaching is an effective method of leadership development. One hundred fourteen executives and 42 coaches were surveyed using instruments designed to gather both quantitative and qualitative data. Results indicated that executive change occurred in 5 areas: people management, re...

Cites in Google Scholar: 196
 
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: 187
 
An iterative approach to executive coaching.

RC Diedrich Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 1996

Provides consulting psychologists with an overview of an approach to executive coaching that took place over 3 yrs with a troubled leader. An ongoing 360-degree assessment together with numerous "loops" of feedback and developmental counseling sessions served as the baseline for coaching an autocratic and coercive but valued executive. Th...

Cites in Google Scholar: 160
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A survey of executive coaching practices in New Zealand

I Brooks, S Wright International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2007

Executive coaching is a rapidly growing form of organisation development intervention, and one which is receiving increasing attention in the management and psychology literature. This study reports on the state of the practice of executive coaching in New Zealand, about which little is currently known. Fifty-nine executive coaches respon...

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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...

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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: 126
 
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...

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The three-way mirror of executive coaching

D Luebbe 2005

The purpose of the study was to investigate executive caching practices, coach behaviors, attributes, and skills that result in the most effective coaching outcomes as perceived by three groups-the coach, the coachee who is the recipient of coaching, and the human resource brokers of coaching services in an organization. In the qualitati...

Cites in Google Scholar: 37
 
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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A personal perspective on professional coaching and the development of coaching psychology

AM Grant International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

Coaching psychology can be understood as being the systematic application of behavioural science to the enhancement of life experience, work performance and well-being for individuals, groups and organisations who do not have clinically significant mental heath issues or abnormal levels of distress. Although psychologists have long act...

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Examining the Effectiveness of Executive Coaching on Coachees' Performance in the Israeli Context

G Bozer, JC Sarros International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2012

While executive coaching is a key means by which organisations and individuals build executives’ capabilities, very little research has investigated how effective or beneficial this development tool is to the individuals or the organisations in which they work. The purpose of this study was to examine executive coaching effectiveness b...

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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...

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Executive coaching: Guidelines that work

G Bozer, JC Sarros, J Santora Development and Learning in Organizations: An International ... 2014

Purpose – This paper aims to offer a theoretical foundation for a testable framework of executive coaching effectiveness and to share key findings from the research study in executive coaching effectiveness based on the theoretical framework. Design/methodology/approach – This article draws on the results from a quasi-experimental fi...

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How personal systems coaching increases selfefficacy and well-being for Israeli single mothers

S Bar International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2014

This study explores the influence of personal systems coaching on self-efficacy and goals achievement. A mixed-methods quasi-experimental research compared single mother degree students, and included interviews and focus groups with coaches and clients. Findings showed increased selfefficacy, goal achievements and well-being and a ...

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The unsolved value of executive coaching: A meta-analysis of outcomes using randomised control trial studies

D Burt, Z Talati International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2017

Methodology and research supporting coaching’s effectiveness has not kept up with its growth and demand. The current literature on coaching is lacking sufficient empirical rigour and does not meet the standard required for mixed methods design. This metaanalysis investigated the outcomes of coaching, and potential moderating effects of ot...

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