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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
 
Building successful leadership coaching relationships: Examining impact of matching criteria in a leadership coaching program.

L Boyce, R Jackson, L Neal Journal of Management Development 2010

Purpose – This paper aims to employ a conceptual model to examine the relationship processes and mediating role of client‐coach relationship between client‐coach match criteria and coaching outcomes to advance the understanding of client‐coach relationship's impact on leadership coaching. Design/methodology/approach – Data collected ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 291
 
The role of coachee characteristics in executive coaching for effective sustainability.

G Bozer, J Sarros, J Santora Journal of Management Development 2013

Purpose – Executive coaching is gaining in popularity as a management developmental activity which facilitates organisational change for sustainability. The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationships among coachee feedback receptivity, pre‐training motivation, learning goal orientation, developmental self‐efficacy, self‐report...

Cites in Google Scholar: 115
 
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
 
Executive coaching outcome research: The contribution of common factors such as relationship, personality match, and self efficacy.

de Haan. E., A Duckworth, D Birch, C Jones Consulting Psychology Journal 2013

This article argues for a new way of studying executive-coaching outcomes, which is illustrated with a study based on data from 156 client– coach pairs. The argument accepts that we are unlikely to get robust data on coaching outcomes in the near future but assumes that we can expect similar effectiveness for coaching as that demonstrated...

Cites in Google Scholar: 360
 
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
 
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: 94
 
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
 
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: 139
 
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: 181
 
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: 586
 
An Integrated Model of Goal-Focused Coaching: An evidence-based framework for teaching and practice

A Grant International Coaching Psychology Review 2012

There is a considerable body of literature on goals and goal setting in the psychological literature, but little of this has found its way into the scholarly coaching literature. This article draws on the goal-setting literature from the behavioural sciences. It discusses a range of approaches to understanding the goal construct, prese...

Cites in Google Scholar: 236
 
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
 
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: 149
 
Coaching and executive character: Core problems and basic approaches.

RR Kilburg Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 1997

This article explores three major problems often encountered by consultants who are engaged to coach executives and who confront difficulties related to the character of their clients: executive character as a complex adaptive system that influences the unconscious aspects of organizational life, unconscious psychological conflict as a ke...

Cites in Google Scholar: 83
 
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
 
Using coaching to enhance the effects of behavioral feedback to managers

S Kochanowski, C Seifert, G Yukl Journal of Leadership \& Organizational Studies 2010

A field experiment was conducted to assess whether coaching would enhance the effectiveness of a feedback workshop for store managers in a regional supermarket chain. The experimental group of managers received individual coaching several weeks after attending a feedback workshop. The control group of managers also attended a feedback wor...

Cites in Google Scholar: 45
 
Coaching executives.

LL Tobias Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 1996

Describes a systems-based approach to executive coaching that attempts to maximize the consideration of contextual factors. The case study of a 44-yr-old male executive illustrates this approach. The author notes that perhaps the greatest danger in coaching individuals from organizations in which there is no ongoing consulting relationshi...

Cites in Google Scholar: 242
 
Developmental coaching for high school teachers: Executive coaching goes to school.

AM Grant, LS Green, J Rynsaardt Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2010

Teachers are in a very real sense the embodiment of leadership, providing direction, guidance, and feedback to their students in addition to acting as role models. Teachers may well thus benefit from developmental coaching that draws on theories of leadership. This study was both an experimental (randomly assigned conditions) and a quasi-...

Cites in Google Scholar: 94
 
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...

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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: 126
 
The executive coaching trend: Towards more flexible executives

RA Jones, AE Rafferty, M Griffin Leadership & Organization Development Journal 2006

Purpose – This paper proposes to investigate the influence of executive coaching on managerial flexibility in order to build a stronger theoretical and empirical basis for executive coaching research. Design/methodology/approach – A repeated measures design was adopted. About 11 leaders participated in a leadership development progra...

Cites in Google Scholar: 83
 
The three-way mirror of executive coaching

D Luebbe 2005

The purpose of the study was to investigate executive caching practices, coach behaviors, attributes, and skills that result in the most effective coaching outcomes as perceived by three groups-the coach, the coachee who is the recipient of coaching, and the human resource brokers of coaching services in an organization. In the qualitati...

Cites in Google Scholar: 37
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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...

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Coaching and mentoring - The role of experience and sector knowledge

J Passmore International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2007

This article explores the difference between executive coaching and mentoring. It argues that the boundary between the two is more blurred than is sometimes suggested. I n order to do this the article draws on a range of literature in order to examine aspects of coaching and mentoring behaviour. The paper goes on to argue that coachees...

Cites in Google Scholar: 40
 
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 ...

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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...

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Coaching Psychology Handout: Putting the Psychology into Coaching and the Coaching into Psychology: Lessons from the Road (Less Traveled)

A Grant 2015

• Coaching psychology, as relatively new discipline, challenges aspects of more traditional professional and academic psychology, as well as aspects of the coaching industry itself. As a result some important questions emerge for us:emerge for us: • Can we really differentiate coaching from clinical, organisational or counselling ...

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Executive coaching: Does coach-coachee matching based on similarity really matter?

G Bozer, B- Joo, J Santora Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2015

Although executive coaching has become increasingly popular in the corporate world for the last 2 decades, there have been few empirical studies on how the match between coach and coachee affects the coaching relationship. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of gender similarity and perceived similarity on executive-coach...

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Spot-Coaching: A new approach to coaching for organisations operating in the VUCA environment

W Wilson, C Lawton-Smith International Coaching Psychology Review 2016

Objectives: This study evaluated the outcomes of a new delivery format for coaching in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) environment. It reviewed the impact on individuals of making external executive coaches available for individual coaching conversations to all employees at the TalkTalk Telecom Group. The research obje...

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Do we need alliance factor definitions unique to coaching? Clients’ operational definitions of research-based definitions

M Lopez International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2017

Vague definitional descriptors of the Coaching Alliance Common Factor measurement threaten construct validity in coaching research. Further, differing coach and client perceptions of the helping relationship, and coaching and therapeutic client dissimilarities compound the risk. Ten clients representing a global leadership coaching practi...

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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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The impact of coachee personality traits, propensity to trust and perceived trustworthiness of a coach, on a coachee’s trust behaviour in a coaching relationship

N Terblanche, M Heyns SA Journal of Industrial Psychology 2020

Orientation: Coaching continues to grow in importance as a learning and developmental intervention in organisations. It is therefore important to understand what makes coaching successful. Research purpose: The coaching relationship is a known predictor of coaching success, and trust is a key ingredient of a high-quality coach–coachee...

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