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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: 11
 
Coaching: Evoking Excellence in Others

J Flaherty Routledge 2011

Coaching: Evoking Excellence in Others is an insightful, thought-provoking guide that dissects the art and science of coaching. Beginning with theories, concepts and models, the book moves on to consider rigorous methods of practice and self-observation in a relationship of mutual trust, respect and freedom of expression. It will probe yo...

Cites in Google Scholar: 654
 
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: 369
 
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: 221
 
The goal-focused coaching skills questionnaire: Preliminary findings.

M Cavanagh, A Grant Social Behavior and Personality 2007

Goal-focused coaching is increasingly being used to help people set and reach personal and workplace goals. However, coaches’ coaching skills are rarely measured. This exploratory study reports preliminary findings on the initial development and validation of a self-report measure, the Goal-focused Coaching Skills Questionnaire (GCSQ). So...

Cites in Google Scholar: 105
 
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: 138
 
Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart: A Systems Approach to Engaging Leaders with Their Challenges

MBA O'Neill Jossey-Bass 2007

Book Description: Praise for Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart "In this book, O'Neill brings form and structure to the art of executive coaching. Novices are provided a path while seasoned practitioners will find affirmation." --Daryl R. Conner, CEO and president, ODR-USA, Inc. "Mary Beth O'Neill's executive coaching gave me the ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 353
 
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 executive coaching and 360 feedback on leadership effectiveness.

E Thach Leadership & Organization Development Journal 2002

Does executive coaching really work? Does it help improve leadership effectiveness and productivity? This action research study answers these questions by tracking the progress of 281 executives participating in a six-month coaching and 360 feedback process. The results suggest that the combination of multi-rater feedback and individual c...

Cites in Google Scholar: 467
 
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...

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Can Evidence Based Coaching Increase ROI

O Laske International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2004

This paper inquires into the effects of coaching carried out within an evidence based framework highlighting and supporting three generic coaching processes. It focuses on the enhancement of “return on investment” that may result from using (intake and outcome) assessments that make explicit how clients presently manage their mental a...

Cites in Google Scholar: 72
 
Executive coaching: A review and agenda for future research

DC Feldman, MJ Lankau Journal of management 2005

The use of executive coaching as a developmental intervention for managers has increased dramatically during the past decade. Consequently, there has been a burgeoning practitioner literature on the topic of executive coaching. Empirical research on executive coaching, however, has lagged far behind, and theoretical work on the processes ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 480
 
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 Practice: Designing and implementing coaching/mentoring competencies: a case study

G Ahern Counselling Psychology Quarterly 2003

The article gives an inside story of and specific toolkit for introducing competencies for coaching. The instance described involved about 30 UK practitioners within a large provider. Benefits and drawbacks of having competencies for coaching are addressed and illustrated. Benefits include the value of explicitness, the potential for bett...

Cites in Google Scholar: 29
 
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: 179
 
Coaching today's executives

M Olesen Training and Development journal 1996

Presents recommendations for effective executive coaching. Institutionalization of coaching; Executives' reluctance to confide to coaches; Convincing the executive that there is a problem if it exists; Letting executives decide how they like to get information or experience. INSETS: Advice to executives; Going right to the source.

Cites in Google Scholar: 16
 
Executive coaching: What’s in it for you

R Witherspoon, RP White Training \& Development 1996

Examines the roles of a coach and how they can facilitate an executive's growth. Coaches as partner who introduces new challenges, options and behaviors; Candidates for coaching; Qualifications of coaches; Results of good coaching.

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Coaching Research: who? what? where? when? why

P Linley International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2006

The remarkable growth of coaching to date has not, so far, been matched by a similar growth in the research corpus that underpins it. There may be several explanations for this, including the pace of growth relative to the pace of research; coaching’s location at the juxtaposition of business consultancy and applied psychology; and com...

Cites in Google Scholar: 56
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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
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Coaching: Is it just a new name for training?

C Lawton-Smith, E Cox International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2007

This article looks at the growth of coaching in the corporate sector and considers the overlaps with training provision. Drawing on the experience of the authors, a conceptual analysis is constructed that culminates in our presentation of a simple learning strategies map that provides a framework for understanding the activities and st...

Cites in Google Scholar: 30
 
Human resources professionals’ perceptions of executive coaching: Efficacy, benefits and return on investment

G Dagley International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

Objectives: Human resources (HR) professionals represent a large and relatively untapped source of experiential knowledge about executive coaching. The purpose of the study was to record the perceptions of these HR professionals. Design: The study was a survey design. Methods: The practitioners completed structured interviews to elici...

Cites in Google Scholar: 37
 
Executive coaching in a cross-cultural context.

DB Peterson Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2007

Many executive coaches today find themselves working with leaders from a variety of cultural backgrounds, as well as coaching leaders who work with culturally diverse teams. It is therefore increasingly important that coaches understand the role of culture in their work. This article begins with an overview of several ways that cultu...

Cites in Google Scholar: 46
 
Coaching in the US: Trends and challenges

D Brennan Coaching: An international journal of theory, research and p... 2008

Coaching as an industry is thriving in the USA. Coaches who work with individuals and teams are increasingly recognised in both public and private organizations. Individuals hire a coach for both professional and personal work. Educational offerings have increased in recent years and now include a growing number of university programs. Th...

Cites in Google Scholar: 18
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