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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: 362
 
A languishing-flourishing model of goal striving and mental health for coaching populations.

A Grant International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

Coaching focuses both on facilitating goal attainment and enhancing well-being. Yet there has been little work on developing models that integrate mental health/illness issues with goal striving. This is important because many distinctions between coaching and therapy have been based on the supposed differing levels of psychopathology ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 34
 
Evidence-based coaching: Flourishing or languishing?.

M Cavanagh, A Grant Australian Psychologist 2007

Coaching and coaching psychology offer a potential platform for an applied positive psychology and for facilitating individual, organisational and social change. Experts from around the world were invited to comment on the emerging discipline of coaching psychology and the commercial coaching industry. Several key themes emerged including...

Cites in Google Scholar: 222
 
Coaching services: A look at coaches, clients, and practices.

A Liljenstrand, D Nebeker Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2008

Coaching is growing rapidly as a way to help individuals improve their professional and/or personal success. Although similar services have been offered for some time, coaching is becoming more widely available and is being offered by a more diverse set of professionals. This research was undertaken to learn more about coaches from varyin...

Cites in Google Scholar: 109
 
GAS powered coaching: Goal Attainment Scaling and its use in coaching research and practice.

G Spence International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

As the demand for an evidence-based approach to coaching grows, so does the need for rigourous outcome measures. However, despite the fact that coaching is a goal-focused process, there has been little discussion in the coaching literature about different approaches to measuring goal attainment. Given that goal attainment represents a key...

Cites in Google Scholar: 115
 
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
 
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...

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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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 533
 
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
 
Professional and peer life coaching and the enhancement of goal striving and well-being: An exploratory study

GB Spence, AM Grant The Journal of Positive Psychology 2007

Few studies have investigated the impact of life coaching on self-regulated behavior and well-being. A limitation of past studies has been their reliance on peer rather than professional coaches. The present randomized controlled study compared peer with professional life coaching over a 10-week period with 63 participants. Results indica...

Cites in Google Scholar: 172
 
Theory and research on coaching practices

GP Latham Australian Psychologist 2007

To date the coaching literature has been dominated by practitioner contributions, and the commercial coaching industry itself has been significantly influenced by simplistic folk psychology and pseudoscientific approaches. There has been a paucity of solid theory and empirical research. Advances in industrial/organisational psychology oft...

Cites in Google Scholar: 41
 
Cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused life coaching: Enhancing goal striving, well-being, and hope

L Green, L Oades, A Grant The Journal of Positive Psychology 2006

Research is in its infancy in the newly emerging field of coaching psychology. This study examined the effects of a 10-week cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused life coaching group programme. Participants were randomly allocated to a life coaching group programme (n  = 28) or a waitlist control group (n  = 28). Participation in the life...

Cites in Google Scholar: 286
 
Does ‘peer coaching’increase GP capacity to promote informed decision making about PSA screening? A cluster randomised trial

M Gattellari, N Donnelly, N Taylor, M Meerkin, G Hirst, JE W... Family Practice 2005

Background. Very little effort has been directed to enable GPs to better informed decisions about PSA screening among their male patients. Objectives. To evaluate an innovative programme designed to enhance GPs' capacity to promote informed decision making by male patients about PSA screening. Methods. The study design was a cluster...

Cites in Google Scholar: 51
 
Evidence-based life coaching for senior high school students: Building hardiness and hope

S Green, AM Grant, J Rynsaardt International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

Objective: To extend the knowledge base on the use of life coaching as an applied positive psychology. Studies to date have utilised community samples with participants of varying ages and most research has used adult community samples. The present study is unusual in that it examined the efficacy of an evidence-based (cognitive-behavi...

Cites in Google Scholar: 168
 
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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Regulating the regulators: Paving the way for international, evidencebased coaching standards

K Griffiths, M Campbell International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2008

Attempts to standardise coaching and develop frameworks of accreditation for professional coaches currently appear to be growing as rapidly as the coaching industry itself. Coach training organisations, professional associations and universities are vying to regulate the industry through the development of competencies and standards. How...

Cites in Google Scholar: 42
 
A preliminary evaluation of executive coaching: Does executive coaching work for candidates on a high potential development scheme

A Feggetter International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

Objectives: This paper describes a preliminary attempt to evaluate executive coaching for 10 members who are on a High Potential Development Scheme within the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Design: A multi-method approach was taken which comprised the use of questionnaires to survey scheme member’s perceptions, a Return on Investment (ROI)...

Cites in Google Scholar: 25
 
An intervention for fostering hope, athletic and academic performance in university student-athletes

C Rolo, D Gould International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

Objective: To examine the effectiveness of an intervention programme in fostering hope (Snyder, 1994), athletic and academic performance in university student-athletes participating in a mandatory structured study. Design: A two-group (hope facilitation intervention vs. no intervention control) pre- vs. post-test design was employed. B...

Cites in Google Scholar: 26
 
Experiences of coaching and stress in the workplace: An interpretative phenomenological analysis

K Gyllensten, S Palmer International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

Objectives: This paper will present the findings from a qualitative study exploring experiences of workplace coaching. Design: The study adopted a qualitative design. Semi-structured interviews were used and the method of analysis was Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (Smith, Jaraman & Osborn, 1999). Methods: Two large organisa...

Cites in Google Scholar: 25
 
The impact of an online evidence-based coaching program on goal striving, subjective well-being, and level of hope

M Poepsel 2011

The purpose of this study was to measure the effectiveness of an online evidence-based coaching program in terms of goal attainment, subjective well-being and level of hope. Both the coaching industry and use of the Internet have grown dramatically, and some coaches have added online communication to traditional face-to-face and telephone...

Cites in Google Scholar: 40
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Does coaching work? A meta-analysis on the effects of coaching on individual level outcomes in an organizational context.

T Theeboom, B Beersma, AEM van Vianen The Journal of Positive Psychology 2014

Whereas coaching is very popular as a management tool, research on coaching effectiveness is lagging behind. Moreover, the studies on coaching that are currently available have focused on a large variety of processes and outcome measures and generally lack a firm theoretical foundation. With the meta-analysis presented in this article, we...

Cites in Google Scholar: 742
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E-Coaching: Conceptual and Empirical Findings of a Virtual Coaching Programme

H Geissler, M Hasenbein, S Kanatouri, R Wegener International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2014

This article presents current empirical findings on a virtual coaching programme combining telephone coaching with an internet-based coaching programme. Within this study, 14 clients received three coaching sessions with a professional coach. Data was collected through interviews and by questionnaire. Findings indicate that this partic...

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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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A Design Framework to Create Artificial Intelligence Coaches

N Terblanche International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2020

There is on going debate about the potential impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on humanity. The application of AI in the helping professions is an active research area, but not in organisational coaching. Guidelines for designing organisational AI Coaches adhering to international coaching standards, practices and ethics are needed. ...

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