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Executive Growth Along the Adult Development Curve.

S Axelrod Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2005

This article describes how principles of adult psychological development can inform executive coaching. An adult developmental perspective is used to identify key transformational tasks of adulthood that help shape executive role functioning. The correlation of psychological competencies with leadership competencies is outlined in more de...

Cites in Google Scholar: 30
 
The Cognitive-Behavioral Approach to Executive Coaching.

M Ducharme Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2004

This article is an attempt to evaluate the appropriateness of the cognitive-behavioral approach for use in executive coaching engagements. The basic tenets of cognitive- behavior therapy, as well as its conceptual underpinnings, are reviewed. Following this, a discussion of how well the goals of executive coaching are met by a cognitive-b...

Cites in Google Scholar: 165
 
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
 
Measuring change and persistence in human affairs: Types of change generated by OD designs.

R Golembiewski, K Billingsley, S Yeager The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science 1976

There is a truism about applied research that an inadequate concept of change leads to diminished or misguided applied research. Hence this paper urges distinguishing kinds of change, distinctions which are suggested by experience and also are supported with evidence generated by exotic statistical and computational techniques in which we...

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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
 
Behind closed doors: What really happens in executive coaching. Organizational Dynamics

D Hall, K Otazo, G Hollenbeck Organizational Dynamics 1999

Presents the results of a study sponsored by Boston University's Executive Development Roundtable that allow a critical review of the state of the practice of executive coaching. The study consisted of interviews with over 75 executives in Fortune 100 companies, as well as interviews with 15 executive coaches referred to the researchers a...

Cites in Google Scholar: 745
 
When Shadows Fall: Using Psychodynamic Approaches in Executive Coaching.

R Kilburg Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2004

This article makes the major point that events, feelings, thoughts, and patterns of behavior that are outside of the conscious awareness of executives can significantly influence what they decide and how they act. It provides a succinct overview of the conflict and object relations approaches to understanding psychodynamics and embeds the...

Cites in Google Scholar: 183
 
Coaching services: A look at coaches, clients, and practices.

A Liljenstrand, D Nebeker Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2008

Coaching is growing rapidly as a way to help individuals improve their professional and/or personal success. Although similar services have been offered for some time, coaching is becoming more widely available and is being offered by a more diverse set of professionals. This research was undertaken to learn more about coaches from varyin...

Cites in Google Scholar: 109
 
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: 413
 
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 as a transfer of training tool: Effects on productivity in a public agency.

G Olivero, K Bane, R Kopelman Public personnel management 1997

Examined the effects of executive coaching in a public sector municipal agency. 31 managers underwent a managerial training program, which was followed by 8 wks of 1-on-1 executive coaching. Training increased productivity by 22.4%. The coaching, which included goal setting, collaborative problem solving, practice, feedback, supervisory i...

Cites in Google Scholar: 725
 
Rational-emotive behavior therapy: A behavioral change model for executive coaching?

J Sherin, L Caiger Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2004

The authors suggest the use of A. Ellis's (1971, 1994) rational-emotive behavior therapy (REBT) as a tool to help clients effect behavioral change in the context of a coaching relationship. The article begins with a brief overview of REBT followed by an argument for its usefulness in an executive coaching context. The authors outline the ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 107
 
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...

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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: 774
 
Toward a conceptual understanding and definition of executive coaching.

R Kilburg Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 1996

A review of the literature on coaching reveals that very little empirical research has focused on the executive coaching methods used by consultants with managers and leaders in organizations. Within the framework of a 17-dimensional model of systems and psychodynamic theory, the author provides an overview of a conceptual approach to coa...

Cites in Google Scholar: 831
 
Executive coaching and REBT: Some comments from the field

JP Anderson Journal of rational-emotive and cognitive-behavior therapy 2002

Executive Coaching comprises personal counseling, business advice, and advice about managing for people who are in executive management. This involves a one-to-one helping relationship between coach and client. In each case for which executive coaching is sought, there are problems the client has encountered which requires changes in clie...

Cites in Google Scholar: 69
 
Can working with an executive coach improve multisource feedback ratings over time? A quasi-experimental field study

J Smither, M London, R Flautt, Y Vargas, I Kucine Personnel Psychology 2003

This study examined the effects of executive coaching on multisource feedback over time. Participants were 1,361 senior managers who received multisource feedback; 404 of these senior managers worked with an executive coach (EC) to review their feedback and set goals. One year later, 1,202 senior managers (88% of the original sample) rece...

Cites in Google Scholar: 596
 
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
 
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
 
Wanted: chief executive coach

L McDermott Training \& Development 1996

Discusses various aspects of executive coaching in the United States. Executive coaching avoidance; Benefits of coaching; Qualities of a good coach; Encouragement of executives to coach; Initiation of coach-the-coach effort.

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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Executive Coaching: Something to Consider.

G Dai, MKP De, G Hallenbeck, R Lee SIOP Conference 2010 2010

There is a lack ofconsensus among professionals regarding how to evaluate executive coaching. This paper examines seven areas that will impact the way researchers evaluate coaching effectiveness and the conclusions they draw from their studies. Clarification on these areas will guide the future ofcoaching evaluation research and practice.

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