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Executive coaching: The need for standards of competence.

L Brotman, W Liberi, K Wasylyshyn Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 1998

Psychologists working in the emerging competency area of "executive coaching" must promote a more complete understanding of what constitutes effectiveness in this arena—particularly when the expected outcome is sustained behavior change. Experienced psychologists must accept accountability for the need to inform and educate corporate deci...

Cites in Google Scholar: 326
 
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: In search of a model.

M Dean, A Meyer Journal of Leadership Education 2002

Executive coaching is an emerging field with broad demand and subsequent growth in service providers. The International Coach Federation (ICF) reports a membership of over 5500 coaches, and there is likely a large but indeterminate number of practicing coaches that do not belong to that organization. Enterprises around the globe are utili...

Cites in Google Scholar: 40
 
Trudging Toward Dodoville: Conceptual Approaches and Case Studies in Executive Coaching.

R Kilburg Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2004

This article introduces the 3rd Consulting Psychology Journal special issue on executive coaching and briefly examines the current status of the scientific knowledge base in the field. It compares the emergence of the empirical literature on coaching to the historical pathway created by psychotherapy and hypothesizes that research on exec...

Cites in Google Scholar: 140
 
People are complex and the world is messy: A behavior-based approach to executive coaching.

D Peterson John Wiley & Sons 2006

I have a simple yet fundamental assumption about coaching: The purpose is to change behavior. The core of my coaching boils down to one equally simple yet provocative question for the participant: What are you going to do differently? Implicit in that question is a focus on action and a focus on the future (rather than the past). This cha...

Cites in Google Scholar: 109
 
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: 605
 
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: 797
 
Coaching at the top.

F Kiel, E Rimmer, K Williams, M Doyle Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 1996

Presents a systems-oriented approach to the leadership development of top-level executives. A structured program is described that is designed to have a positive impact at the organizational level through focused work with the individual client. Leadership effectiveness is seen as strongly influenced by the individual's past, personal lif...

Cites in Google Scholar: 216
 
Executive coaching at work: The art of one-on-one change.

DB Peterson Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 1996

Outlines the 5 research-based strategies that guide one-on-one coaching by a management consulting firm: forge a partnership, inspire commitment, grow skills, promote persistence, and shape the environment. The case study of a typical targeted coaching participant (a female executive who sought to develop stronger relationships with inter...

Cites in Google Scholar: 408
 
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: 11
 
A survey of executive coaching practices.

D Peterson, J Bono, R Purvanova, A Towler Personnel Psychology 2009

Despite the ubiquity of executive coaching interventions in business organizations, there is little uniformity in the practices (e.g., assessment tools, scientific or philosophical approaches, activities, goals, and outcome evaluation methods) of executive coaches. Addressing the ongoing debate about the role of psychology in executive co...

Cites in Google Scholar: 443
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Life's thumbprint: The impact of significant life events on coaches and their coaching.

F Campone, D Awal Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2012

Coaches do not come to practice as a blank slate. However, there is little documentation of the impact diverse life experiences have on coaches’ skills, professional evolution or presence in practice. Analysis of a critical events question included in a long-term global study of coach development identified three different clusters of lif...

Cites in Google Scholar: 22
 
Take care what you bring with you: How coaches' mood and interpersonal behavior affect coaching success.

P Ianiro, S Kauffeld Consulting Psychology Journal 2014

The quality of coaching working alliances is crucial for coaching success. Determining the ingredients that contribute to a high-quality coaching working alliance is an important question for research. Interpersonal behavior is considered to be a vital factor for a successful coach– client working alliance. This study analyzes how a coach...

Cites in Google Scholar: 56
 
The application of the 3+1Cs relationship model in executive coaching.

J Passmore, S Jowett, K Kanakoglou Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2012

Executive coaching is an intervention that organizations often use to enhance managers' opportunities, develop skills, promote knowledge and reflectivity, as well as improve overall performance. An effective working relationship has been considered a necessary condition for the success of executive coaching. Thus, the present study aimed ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 103
 
Attitudes of coaches towards the use of computer-based technology in coaching.

S Otte, A Bangerter, M Britsch, U Wüthrich Consulting Psychology Journal 2014

Coaching has become a widespread development practice. From executives to private individuals, people seek for help from professional coaches to achieve their goals. Computer technology might make coaching practice more efficient and more accessible. Parts of the coaching process could be automated and face-to-face sessions replaced by We...

Cites in Google Scholar: 24
 
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
 
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: 130
 
Executive coaching: Guidelines that work

G Bozer, JC Sarros, J Santora Development and Learning in Organizations: An International ... 2014

Purpose – This paper aims to offer a theoretical foundation for a testable framework of executive coaching effectiveness and to share key findings from the research study in executive coaching effectiveness based on the theoretical framework. Design/methodology/approach – This article draws on the results from a quasi-experimental fi...

Cites in Google Scholar: 33
 
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: 150
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Psychodynamic Group Executive Coaching: A Literature Review

G Ward, E van de Loo, S ten Have International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2014

Group coaching is growing as a leadership development intervention for executives, in business schools and organizations. Benefits include economies of scale, diversity of perspectives, and behavioural change. We studied the psychodynamic group coaching intervention technique practiced at a global business school. This intervention ha...

Cites in Google Scholar: 19
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Examining the Effectiveness of Executive Coaching on Coachees' Performance in the Israeli Context

G Bozer, JC Sarros International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2012

While executive coaching is a key means by which organisations and individuals build executives’ capabilities, very little research has investigated how effective or beneficial this development tool is to the individuals or the organisations in which they work. The purpose of this study was to examine executive coaching effectiveness b...

Cites in Google Scholar: 119
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A Work Behaviour Analysis of Executive Coaches

G Newsom, EB Dent International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2011

This study has three main purposes. First, it introduces the Executive Coaching Work Behaviour Survey and takes the initial steps in validating this instrument. It then explores the frequency of specific work Behaviours executive coaches use in their client interactions and examines the variability in these behaviours based on demogr...

Cites in Google Scholar: 37
 
Innovation in Coaching Psychology: Interviews with speakers from the 3rd European Coaching Psychology Conference

S Palmer, S O’Riordan The Coaching Psychologist 2011

T HE 3rd European Coaching Psychology conference will be hosted by the British Psychological Society’s Special Group in Coaching Psychology (BPS SGCP). This year the event will be held at City University London, on 13 and 14 December 2011. Further information and registration details are available on the conference pages of the BPS ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 2
 
Evaluation of outcomes and quality of working life in the coaching setting

D Van Laar, S Easton The Coaching Psychologist 2013

As the evidence base for coaching develops, so there is increasing expectation that coaching practitioners evaluate their work. Coaches require relevant, valid and reliable measures. Some assessments will do more than just measure change – they can help better understand a client’s circumstances and so assist in identification of appro...

Cites in Google Scholar: 15
 
A method to improve the coachparticipant match in executive coaching

K Gehlert, NH Anderson The Coaching Psychologist 2013

To prepare executives for the competitive and dynamic world of business, MBA and EMBA programmes have begun using executive coaching to develop high-functioning executives. Of the top 10 EMBA programmes discussed in the 2011 US News and World Report, all offered some form of executive coaching to their students. Despite this, many prog...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
 
‘The assessment needs to go hand-inhand with the debriefing’: The importance of a structured coaching debriefing in understanding and applying a positive psychology strengths assessment

B Roche, K Hefferon International Coaching Psychology Review 2013

Objectives: Despite extensive empirical evidence supporting the use of strengths, minimal research has been conducted on the practical application of strengths tools. The objective of this study was to test the impact of a structured debriefing following completion of Realise2, an online strengths assessment, in relation to strengths a...

Cites in Google Scholar: 21
 
Responses to international commentary on the development of teaching coaching psychology

AM Grant International Coaching Psychology Review 2011

The international coaching psychology community is turning its attention to the development of an agenda for teaching coaching psychology. Discussion about the teaching of coaching psychology will occasion the international coaching psychology community to reflect and possibly redefine itself, its boundaries and its relationship with t...

Cites in Google Scholar: 5
 
How can humanistic coaching affect employee well-being and performance? An application of self-determination theory

AS Gabriel, CM Moran, JB Gregory Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2014

Coaching has established itself as a key component of employee learning and development. Yet, despite the prevalence and impact of coaching in organisations, there has been a lack of theory regarding the processes through which coaching behaviours influence outcomes for coachees (i.e. motivation, performance and wellbeing). As such, i...

Cites in Google Scholar: 42
 
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: 69
 
The self of the coach: Conceptualization, issues, and opportunities for practitioner development

T Bachkirova Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2016

This article offers a conceptual and developmental proposition based on the centrality of the practitioner’s self in the achievement of coaching outcomes. The central role of the self of the coach is established through a theoretical comparison with a competency (knowledge and skills) frame. Positioning the self in this way acknowledges t...

Cites in Google Scholar: 86
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A grounded theory study of how executive coaches help professionals deal with workplace intimidation

A Fields 2016

A grounded theory research design was used to explore how executive coaches help professionals deal with workplace intimidation. Workplace intimidation has a negative impact on targets of repeated hostile actions and language directed toward them by another employee at work. The phenomenon also has a negative effect on organizations in t...

Cites in Google Scholar: 7
 
Performance coaching in sport, music, and business: From Gallwey to Grant, and the promise of positive psychology

A Mouton International Coaching Psychology Review 2016

The purpose of this paper is to explore performance coaching in sport, music, and business. The paper begins by describing some of the popular, lay methods used by coaches in each field, many influenced by The Inner Game books of Timothy Gallwey. Next, the paper discusses the scientifically grounded theories, principles, and methods that ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 15
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Ethical situations in executive coaching as experienced and evaluated by psychology and non psychology trained coaches

M Sass 2016

The last 20 years has seen a proliferation in the practice of executive coaching despite the limited empirical research about its efficacy. This research focused on ethical issues arising in the practice of business and managerial coaching (“executive coaching”), which had not been extensively examined in coaching literature. The research...

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The warmness seed: long-term fruits of coaching

P Henriques, C Curado, P Matos Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2017

This study addresses three coach behaviours’ effects (warmness behaviour (WB); stimulating action (SA) and planning and structuring activities (PSA)) in two dimensions of coaching outcomes (coachee’s performance (CP) and the quality of the coach–coachee relationship (QCCR)). The paper argues that coaching is a helpful tool to achieve grea...

Cites in Google Scholar: 7
 
A grounded theory study of how executive coaches help professionals deal with workplace intimidation

A Fields The Coaching Psychologist 2017

Purpose: Research has identified the problem of workplace intimidation and its impact, both on individuals and organisations. However, a gap exists in the research literature regarding effective solutions for targets of workplace intimidation, or how executive coaching may be used as an intervention in such circumstances. Design: A qua...

Cites in Google Scholar: 7
 
Leadership, power, and symmetry

O Spaten Coaching Psykologi 2016

Research publications concerning managers who coach their own employees are barely visible despite its widespread use in enterprises (McCarthy & Milner, 2013; Gregory & Levy, 2011; Crabb, 2011). This article focuses on leadership, power and moments of symmetry in the coaching relationship regarding managers coaching their employees and it...

Cites in Google Scholar: 10
 
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...

Cites in Google Scholar: 23
 
The Efficacy Of Executive Coaching: An Empirical Investigation Of Two Approaches Using Random Assignment And A Switching-Replications Design

J Williams, R Lowman Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2018

Using random assignment and a switching-replications design in a corporate setting, this study compared the effectiveness of two approaches to executive coaching: goal-focused and process-oriented. Goal-focused coaching is based on goal-setting theory, which concentrates on identifying a task to be accomplished, whereas process-oriented c...

Cites in Google Scholar: 24
 
Coaching Competencies Deconstructed

K Payne 2017

The purpose of this capstone is to explore four qualities considered essential to professional coaching: authenticity, coaching presence, empathy, and openness. Through research in psychology and coaching literature, as well as interviews with experienced coach practitioners, this study first deconstructs each quality, and then creates a ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 2
 
Towards A Process-Based Typology Of Workplace Coaching: An Empirical Investigation

A Myers, T Bachkirova Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2018

Research into work-based coaching has been prompted by the need of a new discipline to demonstrate its effectiveness, often assuming that coaching is a homogeneous activity. The multifaceted and multipurposeful nature of coaching now requires the development of meaningful typologies that reflect this diversity and are grounded in the anal...

Cites in Google Scholar: 17
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African organisational coaching practice: Exploring approaches used, and the factors influencing coaches’ fees

N Terblanche, J Passmore, J Myburgh South African Journal of Business Management 2021

Purpose: More context-specific research regarding the praxis of organisational coaching was needed for increased understanding of this emerging profession. Whilst progress was being made internationally, African coaching practice research was sparse, leading to potentially false assumptions about local praxis based on international tre...

Cites in Google Scholar: 2
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Applying the Lens of Social Movements to Coaching and Mentoring

J Gannon Philosophy of Coaching: An International Journal 2021

The rise and development of coaching and mentoring in recent decades has led to a plethora of debates around their theoretical and disciplinary roots. Alongside these debates are deliberations about the role of coaching and mentoring in contemporary threats, such as the financial crisis, climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic, as we...

Cites in Google Scholar: 2
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