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Transfer of training: A review and directions for future research.

T Baldwin, J Ford Personnel Psychology 1988

Transfer of training is of paramount concern for training researchers and practitioners. Despite research efforts, there is a growing concern over the “transfer problem.” The purpose of this paper is to provide a critique of the existing transfer research and to suggest directions for future research investigations. The conditions of tran...

Cites in Google Scholar: 5792
 
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: 362
 
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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 781
 
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
 
Character strengths and virtues: A handbook and classification

MEP Seligman, C Peterson Oxford University Press 2004

The classification of strengths presented in this book is intended to reclaim the study of character and virtue as legitimate topics of psychological inquiry and informed societal discourse. By providing ways of talking about character strengths and measuring them across the life span, this classification will start to make possible a sci...

Cites in Google Scholar: 12322
 
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
 
Executive coaching: An outcome study.

K Wasylyshyn Consulting Psychology Journal 2003

While executive coaching continues to mushroom as a practice area, there has been little outcome research. This article presents the results of a study that explored factors influencing the choice of a coach, executives' reactions to working with a coach, the pros and cons of both internal and external coaches, the focus of executive coac...

Cites in Google Scholar: 586
 
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: 736
 
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
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Can Evidence Based Coaching Increase ROI

O Laske International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2004

This paper inquires into the effects of coaching carried out within an evidence based framework highlighting and supporting three generic coaching processes. It focuses on the enhancement of “return on investment” that may result from using (intake and outcome) assessments that make explicit how clients presently manage their mental a...

Cites in Google Scholar: 72
 
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
 
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: 45
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Evidence-Based Practice: A Potential Approach for Effective Coaching

D Stober, L Wildflower, D Drake International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2006

As coaching develops as an emerging profession, it is vital for coaches to begin integrating evidence from both coaching-specific research and related disciplines, their own expertise, and an understanding of the uniqueness of each client. Evidence-based practice (EBP) encompasses these three endeavors in designing interventions aimed ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 59
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The Coaching Scorecard: a holistic approach to evaluating the benefits of business coaching

M Leedham International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2005

The use of external business coaches to improve the performance and competence of employees is increasing dramatically. However, there is still little empirical research attesting to its effectiveness in achieving business goals, and there is no universally accepted way of evaluating its added value to the individual or the organisatio...

Cites in Google Scholar: 67
 
Human resources professionals’ perceptions of executive coaching: Efficacy, benefits and return on investment

G Dagley International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

Objectives: Human resources (HR) professionals represent a large and relatively untapped source of experiential knowledge about executive coaching. The purpose of the study was to record the perceptions of these HR professionals. Design: The study was a survey design. Methods: The practitioners completed structured interviews to elici...

Cites in Google Scholar: 37
 
Evaluating the effectiveness of executive coaching: Where are we now and where do we need to be?

D MacKie Australian Psychologist 2007

To date there have been no universally accepted criteria for what constitutes a successful outcome in executive coaching. This has been partly a function of the range of activities undertaken within the coaching medium and partly the fact that commercial realities mitigate against controlled trials teasing out mediating and moderating var...

Cites in Google Scholar: 139
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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Executive Coaching: Something to Consider.

G Dai, MKP De, G Hallenbeck, R Lee SIOP Conference 2010 2010

There is a lack ofconsensus among professionals regarding how to evaluate executive coaching. This paper examines seven areas that will impact the way researchers evaluate coaching effectiveness and the conclusions they draw from their studies. Clarification on these areas will guide the future ofcoaching evaluation research and practice.

Cites in Google Scholar: 1
 
Evaluating the effectiveness of executive coaching: Beyond ROI?

G Dai, MKP De, R Lee An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice 2009

The popularity of executive coaching has increased dramatically in both the practitioner world and academia during the past decade. However, evaluating the effectiveness of coaching has lagged behind. Executive coaching is a multi-disciplinary practice, and professionals from many different scholarly backgrounds provide coaching services....

Cites in Google Scholar: 244
 
The influence of the Five Factor Model of personality on the perceived effectiveness of executive coaching.

R Jones, S Woods, E Hutchinson International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2014

Limited research attention has been paid to influences on executive coaching effectiveness. This study explores whether a relationship exists between the Five Factor Model of personality and coachee perceptions of effectiveness of executive coaching. Thirty coachees completed a cross sectional survey measuring personality using scales fro...

Cites in Google Scholar: 33
 
The effectiveness of strength-based executive coaching in enhancing full range leadership development: A controlled study.

D MacKie Consulting Psychology Journal 2014

This study attempts to investigate the effectiveness of a strength-based coaching methodology in enhancing elements of the full range leadership model, especially transformational leadership. Transformational leadership is the process whereby leaders engage and influence their followers toward attaining a shared vision through their capac...

Cites in Google Scholar: 211
 
Coaching on the dark side.

E Nelson, R Hogan International Coaching Psychology Review 2009

Dysfunctional personality characteristics can derail the career of an otherwise competent executive. Personality predicts both leadership effectiveness and derailment, and assessment of these characteristics is critical for effective coaching and leader development. This paper reviews the relationship between personality and leadership an...

Cites in Google Scholar: 132
 
Coaching relationship in executive coaching: a Malaysian study

G Gan, C Chong Journal of Management Development 2015

Purpose – In order to bridge the gap and provide organizations with practical assistance in dealing with the effectiveness of executive coaching. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the association between coaching relationship which constitutes of rapport, trust, commitment and match with coaching effectiveness in Malaysia using...

Cites in Google Scholar: 77
 
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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 121
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An HR perspective on executive coaching for organisational learning

A Walker-Fraser International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2011

The qualitative research study on which this article is based is an enquiry into the meaning and essences of the executive coaching-organizational learning phenomenon, as a social construct of the lived experiences and perceptions of HR professionals. The findings suggest a need to place executive coaching within an organization’s syst...

Cites in Google Scholar: 14
 
Moderating factors of the Van Egmond Coaching Model (VECM)

J Bouwer, J van Egmond International Coaching Psychology Review 2012

Objectives: Identifying those (moderating) factors that are instrumental in the successful completion of a coaching trajectory that is based on the Van Egmond Coaching Model (VECM). Design: Qualitative. Methods: Data were collected by means of three questionnaires: a semi-structured questionnaire for the clients; a semi-structured que...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
 
My next client: Understanding the Big Five and positive personality dispositions of those seeking psychosocial support interventions.

KD Klockner, R Hicks International Coaching Psychology Review 2008

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to examine whether individuals who sought out psychosocial support interventions which include life, career and executive coaching, mentoring services and counselling psychology services, could be identified by a combination of the Big Five and other positive personality facets and could subseq...

Cites in Google Scholar: 17
 
Coaching in the wild: Identifying factors that lead to success.

S Sonesh, C Coultas, S Marlow, C Lacerenza, D Reyes, E Salas Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2015

Although executive coaching has been shown to be effective, few research initiatives have attempted to understand the importance of the emergent relationship between a coach and coachee. This article explores the factors that influence coaching outcomes from both the coach and coachee’s perspective and presents the results of the mediatin...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
 
Executive coaching: Does coach-coachee matching based on similarity really matter?

G Bozer, B- Joo, J Santora Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2015

Although executive coaching has become increasingly popular in the corporate world for the last 2 decades, there have been few empirical studies on how the match between coach and coachee affects the coaching relationship. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of gender similarity and perceived similarity on executive-coach...

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Coaching leadership training in High-Tech Settings: An Analysis of a Coaching leadership program in the Swedish Telecom Industry

M Ricciardi, J Schaller, D Garcia, T Archer The International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching: Publish... 2015

There is a continuous need for empirical evidence regarding the impact and experience of coaching leadership. The purpose of this study was to describe the effects from a coaching leadership program. The results indicated that the majority of the participants in the program used the skills acquired during the program (e.g., communicati...

Cites in Google Scholar: 1
 
Identity construction in coaching: Schemas, information processing, and goal commitment

C Coultas, E Salas Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2015

Leadership coaching is a nearly $2 billion per year industry (International Coach Federation, 2012), and although many different theories and approaches to coaching exist, relatively little is known about the differential effectiveness of various coaching approaches. Grounded in theories germane to but that transcend coaching (e.g., socia...

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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: 7
 
Internal versus external executive coaching

M Schalk, J Landeta Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2017

The purpose of this paper is to show the advantages and disadvantages of internal and external executive coaching. To this end, it offers a thorough review of the literature and an exploratory study based on the Delphi method with 40 selected experts, who gave answers based on their own experience. The results indicate that the decision o...

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Executive Coaching: New Framework for Evaluation

K Osatuke, B Yanovsky, D Ramsel Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2017

Evaluation research has struggled to keep up with the popularity of coaching, as measures of its effectiveness are challenging to standardize, particularly when coaching executives. Similar to interpersonally based interventions in other fields such as counseling and psychotherapy, coaching takes the form of a fluid, humanistic process, w...

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