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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: 10
 
Can Coaching Reduce Workplace Stress?

K Gyllensten, S Palmer The Coaching Psychologist 2005

Work related stress is causing concern and is having negative effects on individuals and organisations (HSE, 2001). Various interventions are used to reduce workplace stress but this paper proposes that coaching can be effective in tackling stress. Coaching is becoming increasingly popular and is viewed positively within the corp...

Cites in Google Scholar: 129
 
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
 
Contracting within the business coaching relationship-a guide and a cautionary tale!

A Fillery-Travis Worldwide Association of Business Coaches 2015

In this white paper we explore the limited research available on contracting - the setting up, use and monitoring of the business coaching relationship. We do not try to develop a standard coaching contract as that would be too constraining for the majority of business coaches- each contract must be customized to the client's requirements...

Cites in Google Scholar: 1
 
The development of an effective staff coaching programme for stress prevention and reduction in the Prison Service

S Talbot-Landon, S Palmer, P Flaxman The Coaching Psychologist 2007

Stress is a well known issue within many organisations and indeed many walks of life. The work of the Prison Service can conceivably be envisaged as a stressful job and this was highlighted by Cooper (1997) when being a Prison Officer was found to be the most stressful occupation. Ten years after Cooper’s research, we plan to investiga...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
 
Workplace stress: Can it be reduced by coaching

K Gyllensten, S Palmer The Coaching Psychologist 2006

Workplace coaching is becoming increasingly popular and it has been suggested that it could be useful in tackling stress (Hearn, 2001). However, there is a lack of research investigating the effectiveness of coaching in reducing stress. Indeed this was the aim of the current study. The research consisted of three parts and two large or...

Cites in Google Scholar: 9
 
Experiences of coaching and stress in the workplace: An interpretative phenomenological analysis

K Gyllensten, S Palmer International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

Objectives: This paper will present the findings from a qualitative study exploring experiences of workplace coaching. Design: The study adopted a qualitative design. Semi-structured interviews were used and the method of analysis was Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (Smith, Jaraman & Osborn, 1999). Methods: Two large organisa...

Cites in Google Scholar: 25
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Approaches to Research on Executive and Organizational Coaching

D Stober International Journal of Coaching in Organizations 2005

As coaching’s popularity has risen as a tool in executive and organizational development, questions of effectiveness and potential outcomes arise. Through research investigating coaching effectiveness and outcomes, different studies have fulfilled different research approaches of exploration, description, and explanation. This article dis...

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