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The coach-coachee relationship in executive coaching: A field study.

L Baron, L Morin Human Resource Development Quarterly 2009

Numerous authors have suggested that the working relationship between coach and coachee constitutes an essential condition to the success of executive coaching. This study empirically investigated the links between the coach-coachee relationship and the success of a coaching intervention in an organizational setting. Data were collected f...

Cites in Google Scholar: 499
 
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: 433
 
Executive coaching in practice: What determines helpfulness for clients of coaching.

de Haan. E., V Culpin, J Curd Personnel Review 2011

Purpose – Executive coaching is gaining in popularity, both as part of personal or organisational development programmes and as a tailored form of individual consulting. The purpose of this study is to examine how various aspects of the executive coaching intervention make a difference to the clients of coaching themselves. Design/meth...

Cites in Google Scholar: 275
 
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 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
 
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
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Toward a profession of coaching: Sixty-five years of progress and challenges for the future.

M Cavanagh, A Grant International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2004

The coaching industry has reached a key important point in its maturation. This maturation is being driven by at least three interrelated forces: (1) accumulated coaching experience; (2) the increasing entry of professionals into coaching from a wide variety of prior backgrounds; and (3) the increasing sophistication of management and ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 377
 
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 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
 
360-degree feedback with systematic coaching: Empirical analysis suggests a winning combination.

F Luthans, S Peterson Human Resource Management 2003

Wanted: High-performance work practices to gain a competitive advantage. An increasingly common answer to this desperate call is 360-degree programs; unfortunately, they have, at best, mixed reviews when empirically assessed. This study found that a way to improve the effectiveness of 360s may be to combine them with coaching focused on e...

Cites in Google Scholar: 419
 
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
 
Inside the black box of alpha, beta, and gamma change: Using a cognitive-processing model to assess attitude structure.

R Thompson, JGJ Hunt Academy of Management Review 1996

One of the key aspects of organizational and societal interventions is different kinds of attitude change. These different kinds of change have been operationalized in terms of the well-known Alpha (a simple shift in assessment before and after the intervention), Beta (a shift in the respondent's metric with an accompanying change in dist...

Cites in Google Scholar: 118
 
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
 
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
 
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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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 for Professional Development

J DiGirolamo 2015

Coaching can be an effective and integral component of leadership development programs. Popular among human resource professionals and clients, coaching facilitates leaders’ professional growth and helps to build a powerful team—from executives to first-line managers and team leaders. Coaching has a proven track record of success, and man...

Cites in Google Scholar: 1
 
Coaching the brain: Neuro-science or neuro-nonsense?

AM Grant The Coaching Psychologist 2015

This paper discusses some myths and misconceptions that have emerged in relation to neuroscience and coaching, and explores the notion that neuroscience provides a foundational evidence-base for coaching, and that neurocoaching is a unique or original coaching methodology. It is found that much of the insights into coaching purported t...

Cites in Google Scholar: 8
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How personal systems coaching increases selfefficacy and well-being for Israeli single mothers

S Bar International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2014

This study explores the influence of personal systems coaching on self-efficacy and goals achievement. A mixed-methods quasi-experimental research compared single mother degree students, and included interviews and focus groups with coaches and clients. Findings showed increased selfefficacy, goal achievements and well-being and a ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 5
 
Evaluating a coaching and mentoring programme: Challenges and solutions

T Bachkirova, L Arthur, E Reading International Coaching Psychology Review 2015

Objectives: This paper describes an independently conducted research study to develop appropriate measures and evaluate the coaching/mentoring programme that the London Deanery had been running for over five years. It also aims to explore specific challenges in the evaluation of a large-scale coaching programme and to suggest new solut...

Cites in Google Scholar: 5
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Taming the Wild West of Coaching through Meta-Analytical Research

H Ditzig ICF Singapore Charter Chapter Newsletter 2016

In this review we will provide a brief introduction to meta-analytic studies and the meaning of ‘effect size’ used to determine the size of the impact that coaching has. We will then review the three recently published meta-analyses of coaching (Theeboom et al., 2014; Jones et al., 2015; and Sonesh et al., 2015).

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What constitutes evidence-based coaching? A two-by-two framework for distinguishing strong from weak evidence for coaching

A Grant International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2016

There has been an almost exponential growth in the amount of coaching-specific and coaching-related research over the past ten years. At the same time there has been considerable interest in the development of evidence-based approaches to coaching, and many coaching practitioners have incorporated the phrase into their terms of reference...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
 
The preventative impact of management coaching on psychological strain

A Weinberg International Coaching Psychology Review 2016

Objectives: The positive impact of coaching on a range of outcomes, including the well-being of those in receipt of it, has been highlighted by a number of published reviews (e.g. de Haan & Duckworth, 2013) and meta-analyses (e.g. Jones, Woods & Guillaume, 2015). The objective of this study was to assess the potential for coaching to act ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 1
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Can coaching paramedics help them reflect on their wellbeing and confidence and be empowered within their profession?

G Barody International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2016

There has been a significant increase in the number of paramedic practitioners leaving the profession, in relation to the increased anxiety and stress associated with the evolving, diverse role, and increased workload. The ambulance services are struggling nationally to recruit the numbers of staff required to support the current healthca...

Cites in Google Scholar: 0
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Effectiveness of Leadership Coaching—An Integrated Evaluation Framework

W Hofmans 2015

The evaluation of the exact impact of executive coaching on both individuals and organisations is lagging behind. This has been demonstrated by the few empirical studies which link coaching to improved outcomes. This particular research project focuses on the coaching of leaders in organisations. It draws on resources from the fields of L...

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“I am going to succeed”: The power of self-efficient language in coaching and how coaches can use it

S Gessnitzer, E Schulte, S Kauffeld Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2016

Despite growing research on coaching and its positive impact on clients’ self-efficacy and goal-attainment, to date, there is hardly any empirically based knowledge on which communicative strategies cause these improvements. To address this research gap and examine the role of clients’ self-efficient statements for coaching success, coach...

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The use of coaching strategies within the field of social work

M Burroughs, K Allen, N Huff Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2017

The rapidly growing field of coaching has permeated a variety of social science disciplines over the last 40 years, including social work. Because social work continues to evolve in its service to diverse populations with wide-ranging needs, its flexibility has allowed for the inclusion of a variety of progressive treatment approaches suc...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
 
The third ‘generation’ of workplace coaching: creating a culture of quality conversations

A Grant Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2017

Workplace coaching is increasingly used in organisations. Workplace coaching is conducted internally within an organisation for the purpose of helping employees, managers and leaders attain work-related goals. Workplace coaching methodologies have evolved over time. The first ‘generation’ (1990s) focused on performance management. A hallm...

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The third ‘generation’ of workplace coaching: creating a culture of quality conversations

A Grant Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2017

Workplace coaching is increasingly used in organisations. Workplace coaching is conducted internally within an organisation for the purpose of helping employees, managers and leaders attain work-related goals. Workplace coaching methodologies have evolved over time. The first ‘generation’ (1990s) focused on performance management. A hallm...

Cites in Google Scholar: 0
 
The use of coaching strategies within the field of social work

M Burroughs, K Allen, N Huff Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2017

The rapidly growing field of coaching has permeated a variety of social science disciplines over the last 40 years, including social work. Because social work continues to evolve in its service to diverse populations with wide-ranging needs, its flexibility has allowed for the inclusion of a variety of progressive treatment approaches suc...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
 
Solution-Focused Cognitive–Behavioral Coaching for Sustainable High Performance and Circumventing Stress, Fatigue, and Burnout

A Grant Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2017

The research suggests that solution-focused cognitive– behavioral (SFCB) coaching can enhance performance, reduce stress, and help build resilience. Thus, SFCB coaching may be a useful methodology for enhancing both performance and well-being while also serving as a preventative mechanism that can reduce the probability of stress-related ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 1
 
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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Group coaching in a large complex organisation: Lessons learnt from experience

S O’Connor International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2017

This article presents qualitative findings from a pilot group coaching program that was conducted within a large Australian public healthcare organisation. Using Nueman’s (2000) three phase coding system and Spector’s (1984) methodology, transcripts were analyzed for key themes (from both coachees’ and coaches’ perspectives) in response t...

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From Aha to Ta-dah: insights during life coaching and the link to behaviour change

T Robinson, D Morrow, M Miller Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2017

Insight represents a cognitive leap in understanding that is distinct from other types of problem-solving. How moments of insight subsequently link to behaviour has not been investigated in real world settings such as coaching. By extending findings from neuroscience into the field of life coaching, our study examined the link between mom...

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Striving for autonomy: The importance of the autonomy need and its support within coaching

S Schiemann, C Mühlberger, E Jonas International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2018

Based on definitions of coaching, coaches support their clients with their self-determination as well as their self-congruent, self-valued goals; in other words and with regard to Self-Determination Theory (SDT; Deci & Ryan, 2000), coaches support their clients’ autonomy need. In this paper, we present an overview of three research studie...

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Does managerial involvement in workplace coaching impact the outcome? A mixed-methods study into the current methods managers employ and the impacts on coaching effectiveness

T Webster International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2018

Research into workplace-training suggests actions taken by managers, such as discussing applying the training, can significantly impact the effectiveness of training. However, little is known as to whether these findings translate to workplace-coaching. This mixed-methods study gathered information on current practices involving managers ...

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Executive coaching during organisational change: a qualitative study of executives and coaches perspectives

K Bickerich, A Michel, D O'Shea Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2018

The aim of this qualitative interview study was to explore the change-coaching process as perceived by middle management executives and coaches using an inductive approach. We interviewed both executives and coaches about their experience of organisational change, and the role of coaching as a developmental tool for executives when managi...

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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...

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Client Dropout From Business Coaching

C Schermuly Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2018

Research on client dropout in business coaching is scarce even though dropouts can have consequences for clients, coaches, organizations, and the validity of coaching research. In this article, a conceptualization and definition of client dropout are developed and justified. Client dropout is defined as the early termination of coaching b...

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A role for coaching to support leadership development? The experiences of female Arab leaders: An interpretative phenomenological analysis

M Mattar, C van Nieuwerburgh, M Barr, Y Jacob International Coaching Psychology Review 2018

Objectives: This study aimed to explore how eight female leaders from four Arab countries experienced their leadership journey, and to consider a potential role for coaching in that developmental journey. Design and Method: A qualitative design was applied to explore the participants’ experiences. Data collection was through semi-struc...

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Neuro-linguistic programming: A review of NLP research and the application of NLP in coaching

J Passmore, T Rowson International Coaching Psychology Review 2019

The huge popularity of neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) over the past three decades has in some ways mirrored the growth in coaching psychology. This paper is part of a series of four papers in a special issue within ICPR that aims to explore NLP coaching from diverse perspectives, offering personal insights or reviews of evidence. As p...

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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...

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Reflective practice for coaches and clients: An integrated model for learning

A Hullinger, J DiGirolamo, J Tkach Philosophy of Coaching: An International Journal 2019

The literature on reflection, awareness, and self-regulation provides theoretical and empirical fruit for understanding self-processing mechanisms that enhance learning, growth, and performance. A literature review was conducted to explore the potential of reflection, awareness, and self-regulation as developmental tools for coaches. Fro...

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Exploring the Use of Internal Coaches

D Baldwin, M Cherry 2020

While current studies on the subject have culminated in mixed results, with one study showing better results for internal coaching (Jones et al., 2016; Jones et al., 2018), and another favoring external coaching (Jones et al., 2018), what is clear is from the literature is that coaching is not a one-size-fits-all approach (Frisch, 2001...

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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...

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Towards building theory on coachee readiness

S Van Coller-Peter, D de Vries International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2022

Lack of coachee readiness impacts negatively on the effectiveness of coaching. Despite the general awareness of the phenomena that influence coachee readiness, this concept needs better description in the coaching literature. This article reports on a Critical Interpretive Synthesis (CIS) study of the factors that influence coachee readin...

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Coaching for Sustainability

J DiGirolamo Springer 2022

The goal for coaching has frequently been described as sustained change for the client. It is time to move beyond this generalized goal and consider the need for adaptability in our rapidly changing environment and for sustainability in order to enhance our chances for long-term survival on our planet. Coaching is an effective modality to...

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