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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: 364
 
Using signature strengths in pursuit of goals: effects on goal progress, need satisfaction, and well-being, and implications for coaching psychologists.

P Linley, R Biswas-Diener, K Nielsen, R Gillett International Coaching Psychology Review 2010

Objective: In recent years there has been a growing interest in research related to the use of strengths. Although results from past research have consistently suggested that the use of strengths is associated with higher performance and greater well-being there is, as yet, no clear theory describing how using strengths might contribute t...

Cites in Google Scholar: 505
 
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 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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Executive coaching enhances goal attainment, resilience and workplace well-being: A randomised controlled study

AM Grant, L Curtayne, G Burton The Journal of Positive Psychology 2009

In a randomised controlled study, 41 executives in a public health agency received 360-degree feedback, a half-day leadership workshop, and four individual coaching sessions over 10 weeks. The coaching used a cognitive-behavioural solution-focused approach. Quantitative and qualitative measures were taken. This is the first published rand...

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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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Effectiveness of a preventive coaching intervention for employees at risk for sickness absence due to psychosocial health complaints: results of a randomized controlled trial

SFA Duijts, I Kant, PA van den Brandt, GMH Swaen Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 2008

Objective: To assess the effectiveness of a preventive coaching intervention on sickness absence due to psychosocial health complaints and on general well being of employees. Methods: Employees at risk for sickness absence were identified and randomized. The intervention group received the preventive coaching program; the control group...

Cites in Google Scholar: 51
 
Authentic leadership development: Getting to the root of positive forms of leadership

B Avolio, W Gardner The leadership quarterly 2005

This Special Issue is the result of the inaugural summit hosted by the Gallup Leadership Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2004 on Authentic Leadership Development (ALD). We describe in this introduction to the special issue current thinking in this emerging field of research as well as questions and concerns. We begin by...

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Positive psychology: An introduction.

MEP Seligman, M Csikszentmihalyi American Psychologist 2000

A science of positive subjective experience, positive individual traits, and positive institutions promises to improve quality of life and prevent the pathologies that arise when life is barren and meaningless. The exclusive focus on pathology that has dominated so much of our discipline results in a model of the human being lacking the p...

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Developmental coaching for high school teachers: Executive coaching goes to school.

AM Grant, LS Green, J Rynsaardt Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2010

Teachers are in a very real sense the embodiment of leadership, providing direction, guidance, and feedback to their students in addition to acting as role models. Teachers may well thus benefit from developmental coaching that draws on theories of leadership. This study was both an experimental (randomly assigned conditions) and a quasi-...

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A pilot study evaluating strengths-based coaching for primary school students: Enhancing engagement and hope

W Madden, S Green, AM Grant International Coaching Psychology Review 2011

Objective: This pilot study examines the impact of an evidence-based strengths coaching programme on male primary school students’ levels of engagement and hope. Design: In a within-subject design study, 38 Year Five male students (mean age 10.7 years) participated in a strengths-based coaching programme as part of their Personal Devel...

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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...

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Conceptual framework for a positive psychology coaching practice

J Burke The Coaching Psychologist 2018

The complementary nature of positive psychology and coaching psychology has long been recognised by both researchers and practitioners. The last decade saw a tenfold increase of articles relating to positive psychology coaching and even more literature attempting to apply some of the findings from positive psychology in a coaching practic...

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