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Writing a book review for Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice

Book reviews form an important element of our offering to the readerships of this journal. We welcome critical book reviews that help readers decide whether or not the book will be of use to them either personally or professionally, and whether it might be worth considering purchasing the text....

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Understanding potential career changers’ experience of career confidence following a positive psychology based coaching programme

Changes in the labour market over the last decades have led to an increase in the number of career and job changes individuals are likely to face in their working lives....

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Internal versus external executive coaching

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....

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Develop yourself, develop others? How coaches and clients benefit from train-the-coach courses

The majority of the numerous train-the-coach courses in the growing coaching market are not evidence-based and evaluate neither the personal development of coaches during these courses nor their effects on clients’ subsequent coaching success....

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SAFE TO PRACTISE: a new tool for business coaching supervision

Supervision is an important component of coaching that can help practitioners work to the highest professional standards. The aim of this paper is to introduce a new conceptual tool for business coaching supervisors. SAFE TO PRACTISE is a framework that describes the functions of coaching supervision....

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The rise of coaching supervision 2006–2014

This paper compares the research on coaching supervision, carried out by Eve Turner and supported by Peter Hawkins in 2014, with the research done by Hawkins and Schwenk carried out in 2006....

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The Evolution of Coaching: A Cottage Industry Grows Up

An Interview with Sir John Whitmore Dear John,...

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Coaching in a non-clinical setting with coachees who access mental health services

This paper presents the findings from the study of a unique coaching situation. Coachees currently accessing mental health services and members of Converge (see below) were paired with undergraduate coaching students for time-limited coaching. Participants took part in semi-structured interviews....

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Using a blended style of coaching

This research focused on the coaching practices of internal coaches in a multimedia organisation. Survey questions were sent to 135 clients who had completed the ‘Coaching Programme’ since its inception....

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

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....

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