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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: 365
 
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: 35
 
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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 738
 
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 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: 183
 
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: 582
 
Business coaching: Challenges for an emerging industry

S Clegg, C Rhodes, M Kornberger, R Stilin Industrial and commercial Training 2005

Purpose – To identify the distinguishing characteristics and future challenges for the business coaching industry in Australia. Design/methodology/approach – A telephone survey of business coaching firms was used to identify the main structural characteristics of the industry. Structured interviews with selected business coaches were...

Cites in Google Scholar: 77
 
Does coaching work or are we asking the wrong question?

A Fillery-Travis, D Lane International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

Within the context of an expanding market for coaching in all its forms organisations are asking the questions ‘Does coaching work?’ They seek evidence of a return on investment. We argue within this paper that this is the wrong question. Before we can ask whether coaching works we must ask how is it being used, is a coherent framework of...

Cites in Google Scholar: 305
 
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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 174
 
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: 72
 
The self-presentation of commercial Australian life coaching schools: Cause for concern

AM Grant, B O’Hara International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

Objectives: The study had four major objectives: (1) to identify the types of qualifications,certifications and accreditations offered by Australian life coaching schools; (2) to provide an overview of the advertised content and cost of life coach training courses; (3) to identify how life coaching schools differentiate between life co...

Cites in Google Scholar: 38
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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: 188
 
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: 355
 
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: 79
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Choosing an executive coach: The influence of gender on the coach-coachee matching process.

D Gray, H Goregaokar Management Learning 2015

Coaching has enjoyed substantial commercial growth, but empirical support for its effectiveness is limited. Nowhere is this more so than in the matching process between coach and coachee. This study describes the results from a coaching programme in which coachees were asked to reflect on and justify their choice of coach. Initial, qualit...

Cites in Google Scholar: 69
 
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: 219
 
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: 41
 
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: 791
 
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: 40
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Developing resilience and wellbeing for healthcare staff during organisational transition: The salutogenic approach

D Gray International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2016

This paper evaluates the impact a resilience and wellbeing coaching programme had on staff working for the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK, during a time when they were considered to be at risk of ‘burnout’ whilst trying to deliver a high profile change in service delivery. The programme and research methodology were designed to f...

Cites in Google Scholar: 10
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Impact of Executive Coaching on Small Businesses and Franchisees

S Whiteside 2013

The question for this research was: Does executive coaching impact the success of franchisees? Six volunteer franchisees participated in 3-month coaching engagements, where different coaching methods and philosophies were utilized, such as co-active, facilitative, cognitive-behavioral, leadership, and positive as well as other executive c...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
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Exploring the evolution of coaching through the lens of innovation

M Abravanel, J Gavin International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2017

In this paper, we examine coaching’s innovativeness through a comparison of its approaches and methods with those of more established helping professions. Using extant literature, we consider the nature of innovation before going on to examine coaching’s core beliefs and values, theoretical paradigms, and its goals, techniques, and method...

Cites in Google Scholar: 22
 
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: 41
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Coaching to enhance the mental toughness of people learning kickboxing

A Killy, C van Nieuwerburgh, P Clough International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2017

This pilot study investigated whether combining Positive Psychology Coaching (PPC) and kickboxing would progress the development of mental toughness compared to kickboxing alone. The data were derived from 28 participants who voluntarily took a four-week kickboxing course and completed the Mental Toughness Questionnaire (MTQ48) a week bef...

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Parental Perceptions of Coaching

K Allen, T Baker, A Behnke International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2018

Family Life Coaching (FLC) is an emerging approach to serving families that blends family science and coaching psychology. While family life coaching is growing, there is limited research on the perceptions of families about coaching. This study explores parental knowledge of and opinions of family life coaching as a way to help deal with...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
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Parental Perceptions of Coaching

K Allen, T Baker, A Behnke International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2018

Family Life Coaching (FLC) is an emerging approach to serving families that blends family science and coaching psychology. While family life coaching is growing, there is limited research on the perceptions of families about coaching. This study explores parental knowledge of and opinions of family life coaching as a way to help deal with...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
 
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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 26
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