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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
 
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 deeper work of executive development: Outgrowing sensitivities

R Kaiser, R Kaplan The Academy of Management Learning & Education 2006

Often overlooked in management theory and education, how leaders function in an intrapersonal sense—the “inner game” of leadership—is pivotal. We develop this idea in a specific application by describing how psychological wounds sensitize executives to be anxious about getting hurt again. These vigilant and unconscious concerns distort pe...

Cites in Google Scholar: 121
 
When Shadows Fall: Using Psychodynamic Approaches in Executive Coaching.

R Kilburg Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2004

This article makes the major point that events, feelings, thoughts, and patterns of behavior that are outside of the conscious awareness of executives can significantly influence what they decide and how they act. It provides a succinct overview of the conflict and object relations approaches to understanding psychodynamics and embeds the...

Cites in Google Scholar: 183
 
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
 
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
 
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: 181
 
Does performance improve following multisource feedback? A theoretical model, meta-analysis, and review of empirical findings.

J Smither, M London, R Reilly Personnel Psychology 2005

We review evidence showing that multisource feedback ratings are related to other measures of leadership effectiveness and that different rater sources conceptualize performance in a similar manner. We then describe a meta-analysis of 24 longitudinal studies showing that improvement in direct report, peer, and supervisor ratings over time...

Cites in Google Scholar: 836
 
The influence of character: Does personality impact coaching success.

M Kerrin, S Palmer, L Stewart, H Wilkin International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2008

Using the Five Factor Model of personality and the construct general self efficacy this study explores the relationship between coaching clients’ personality and a self-report measure of the transfer of learning from coaching to the workplace. Positive correlations are found between the application of coaching development and conscientio...

Cites in Google Scholar: 120
 
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
 
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: 831
 
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
 
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: 636
 
Real-time coaching boosts performance

K Rancourt Training and Devlopment 1995

Focuses on several guidelines on how to perform an effective real-time coaching on a manager's performance. Asking the managers to submit a short list of goals for the session; Briefing of all the employees on how the process will work; Meeting with the manager before the start of the work day.

Cites in Google Scholar: 7
 
Self-management and the coaching relationship: Exploring coaching impact beyond models and methods.

T Kemp International Coaching Psychology Review 2008

Whilst there is growing interest within the emerging coaching psychology literature in exploring specific coaching methods and their relative efficacies, little attention has been afforded the investigation of the relationship itself that is formed between coach and client. In addition, any exploration of the personality, psychodynamic...

Cites in Google Scholar: 39
 
Personality-focused coaching for leadership development.

I McCormick, GS Burch Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2008

The science of personality measurement in the workplace has developed a great deal in the past 2 decades, and the five-factor model (FFM) is generally recognized as the most notable taxonomy of "normal" personality. Meanwhile, coaching has become a well-established method of one-on-one leadership development in many organizations. Given t...

Cites in Google Scholar: 51
 
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
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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
 
Executive coaching as a change process: An analysis of the readiness for coaching.

L Ratiu, A Baban Cognition, Brain, Behavior: An Interdisciplinary Journal 2012

Coaching gained interest as an effective action on change and development, whose results depend on coachee's participation and involvement in the process. Individual's receptivity to coaching may vary, and developmental needs may be different depending on the management level. The present research follows up the readiness for coaching thr...

Cites in Google Scholar: 19
 
Meta-Analysis of Dark Side Personality Characteristics and Critical Work Behaviors among Leaders across the Globe: Findings and Implications for Leadership Development and Executive Coaching

BH Gaddis, JL Foster Applied Psychology 2015

This paper concerns critical work behaviors for leaders across the globe and how scores on dark side personality measures predict those behaviors. Using a global archive of job analytic data, we first identify the work behaviors most critical for performance in managerial jobs across organisations, industry sectors, and countries. Next, w...

Cites in Google Scholar: 35
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Assessing Leadership Readiness Using Developmental Personality Style: A tool for leadership coaching

KC Best International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2010

This article presents a conceptual application for use in executive and leader development coaching engagements. The Leadership Readiness Index uses developmental personality style theory to establish categories of leadership readiness that can be used during the assessment phase of a coaching relationship. The article begins with an...

Cites in Google Scholar: 20
 
What assessments do coaches use in their practice and why

A McDowall, C Smewing The Coaching Psychologist 2009

This short research note commences with a review of the limited literature on psychometrics in coaching. It then presents results from a survey of over 100 UK and international coaches, and thus extends the findings presented as a poster at the first European Coaching Psychology Conference in December 2008. We note that psychometrics a...

Cites in Google Scholar: 14
 
At the intersection of performance: Personality and adult development in coaching

I Susing, MJ Cavanagh International Coaching Psychology Review 2013

Developmental coaching is increasingly recognised as an important and distinct approach in coaching as it aims to help the coaching client successfully master challenges arising out of the developmental process (Bachkirova, Cox, & Clutterbuck, 2010). Within personality theory – one of the most influential areas of psychology – the Five...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
 
Utilising evidence-based leadership theories in coaching for leadership development: Towards a comprehensive integrating conceptual framework

R Elliott International Coaching Psychology Review 2011

Purpose: Examination of the coaching psychology literature shows that discussion about leadership coaching is disconnected from the scientific literature about leadership. Similarly, the latter has only recently begun to consider how leadership is developed. This lack of cross-engagement between two relevant evidencebased literatures ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 13
 
Exceptional executive coaches: Practices and attributes

G Dagley International Coaching Psychology Review 2010

Objectives: Human resources (HR) professionals responsible for purchasing executive coaching services represent a unique research resource as independent and invested observers of coaching practices. The research objective was to explore this group’s knowledge to better understand what differentiates the work of exceptional coaches. D...

Cites in Google Scholar: 27
 
Re-Conceptualising Coach Education from the Perspectives of Pragmatism and Constructivism

T Bachkirova, P Jackson, J Gannon, I Iordanou, A Myers Philosophy of Coaching: An International Journal 2017

The aim of this paper is to offer a coherent philosophical position to underpin the task of the education of coaches. Our argument builds from an analysis of the specificity and issues concerning the development of coaches. We provide a potential explanation of these issues by identifying a significant discrepancy between two typical conc...

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Bridging the team coaching competency gap: A review of the literature

L Widdowson, L Rochester, P Barbour, A Hullinger International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2020

The primary purpose of this literature review was to provide a comprehensive background for understanding current knowledge, to highlight the significance of new research and to offer a new perspective. A synthesis approach has been used, combining a narrative review and an integrative review. Narrative reviews can inspire research ideas ...

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The impact of coachee personality traits, propensity to trust and perceived trustworthiness of a coach, on a coachee’s trust behaviour in a coaching relationship

N Terblanche, M Heyns SA Journal of Industrial Psychology 2020

Orientation: Coaching continues to grow in importance as a learning and developmental intervention in organisations. It is therefore important to understand what makes coaching successful. Research purpose: The coaching relationship is a known predictor of coaching success, and trust is a key ingredient of a high-quality coach–coachee...

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