Rebecca Jones

Rebecca Jones
University of Reading · Henley Business School

Doctor of Philosophy

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Workplace coaching is a rapidly growing industry, and while there has been some research carried out to explore the effectiveness of coaching and to evaluate coaching outcomes, there has been very little research to underpin coach development and how coaches best develop coaching competence for workplace coaching. Self‐awareness is perceived by man...
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How can leaders create a positive psychology coaching culture in their workplace? What are the important aspects to consider that will influence this culture? What actions can be taken to effectively foster a positive psychology coaching culture? This chapter addresses these questions by exploring what leaders need to pay attention to in order to i...
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It is proposed that it is critical that coaches are highly self-aware to be effective at facilitating the development of self-awareness in their clients. Accordingly, self-awareness is included in the competency frameworks of the coaching professional bodies, yet there is a lack of evidence supporting how coaches develop self-awareness. This is pro...
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Self-awareness is often seen as a critical component in leadership and career success, and has therefore become a feature in MBAs, leadership development, and management education. It has become a popular “buzzword” in management literature, yet when reviewing this literature, there appears to be no consistent definition of the construct. This arti...
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This article introduces a special issue of Applied Psychology: An International Review that focuses on recent advances in the psychology of workplace coaching. In the initial section, we briefly describe the current state of workplace coaching research, and we then outline the aims and objectives that had driven our motivation in editing this speci...
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This study presents a field experiment to test the question: What are the individual characteristics that influence whether coaching is beneficial for people's performance. We focus our attention on the Big Five personality traits, core self‐evaluations and goal orientation. Using a control group for comparison, coaching was provided to a sample of...
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We examine the rise of coaching within management education to support student learning. We question the assumption that faculty-student coaching (FSC) is beneficial and propose that there may be some limitations in the use of FSC that have yet to be adequately acknowledged and discussed in the literature. In particular, we propose that there is cu...
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Purpose – Team coaching (TC) is a popular new addition to the team learning and development toolkit. However, the conceptualization of TC and the distinction between TC, team training, team development and team building interventions remains unclear. The paper aims to discuss these issues. Design/methodology/approach – The authors address this sign...
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Purpose In order to address the need for greater understanding about the occupational and practice determinants of effective workplace coaching, the purpose of this paper is to examine the associations of two coaching practice factors (coaching format and external vs internal coaching provision), and coachees’ job complexity with perceived outcome...
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Meta-analytic results have established that workplace coaching is effective, however, little is known about the determinants of coaching effectiveness. This paper reports an inclusive systematic literature review, covering the quantitative and qualitative research on workplace coaching. We focus on seven promising areas in the current workplace coa...
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This study presents a meta-analysis synthesizing the existing research on the effectiveness of workplace coaching. We exclusively explore workplace coaching provided by internal or external coaches and therefore exclude cases of manager–subordinate and peer coaching. We propose a framework of potential outcomes from coaching in organizations, which...
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Limited research attention has been paid to influences on executive coaching effectiveness. This study explores whether a relationship exists between the Five Factor Model of personality and coachee perceptions of effectiveness of executive coaching. Thirty coachees completed a cross sectional survey measuring personality using scales from the Inte...