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Coaching for Leadership: Writings on Leadership from the World's Greatest Coaches

M Goldsmith, L Lyons, S McArthur Pfeiffer 2012

Today’s coaches are challenged with the recurring task of weaving threads from several disciplines into a tapestry that is fit for purpose in helping their clients learn and succeed. In this sense, the coach has to become a discriminating eclectic, developing a keen sense of judgment to select which threads are best woven into the fabric ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 30
Coaching vs psychotherapy in health and wellness: Overlap, dissimilarities, and the potential for collaboration

M Jordan, J Livingstone Global Advances 2013

Health coaches and psychotherapists both work with the art and science of facilitating change in their patients and clients. While the evolving field of health coaching and the established disciplines of clinical or counseling psychology share major areas of overlap, there are also significant distinctions between the two fields. This art...

Cites in Google Scholar: 48
Executive coaching: A conceptual framework from an integrative review of practice and research

B Joo Human Resource Development Review 2005

Executive coaching has become increasingly popular despite limited empirical evidence about its impact and wide disagreement about necessary or desired professional qualifications. This article examines the practice of executive coaching, investigating the useful underlying theories by reviewing previous research. It also provides a conce...

Cites in Google Scholar: 717
Coaching on leadership

M Popper, R Lipshitz Leadership & Organization Development Journal 1992

Coaching is a much‐discussed topic on which little has been written at a thoeretical level. Relates coaching to Bandura′s theory of sefefficacy and Schon′s work on developing reflective practitioners. Claiming that enhancement of self‐efficacy (a sense of mastery in a particular domain) is central to coaching, describes how self‐efficacy ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 228
The riddle of heterarchy: Power transitions in cross-functional teams

F Aime, S Humphrey, D DeRue, JB Paul Academy of Management Journal 2013

In this paper, we develop the concept of a power heterarchy, which is a conceptualization of power structures in groups that is more dynamic and fluid than traditional hierarchical structures. Through a study of 516 directional dyads in 45 teams, we demonstrate that heterarchical structures in which the expression of power actively shifts...

Cites in Google Scholar: 416
Group health coaching: Strengths, challenges, and next steps

C Armstrong, R Wolever, L Manning, R Elam III, M Moore, E Fr... Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

There is great need for cost effective approaches to increase patient engagement and improve health and well-being. Health and wellness coaching has recently demonstrated great promise, but the majority of studies to date have focused on individual coaching (ie, one coach with one client). Newer initiatives are bringing a group coaching m...

Cites in Google Scholar: 42
Authentic leadership development: Getting to the root of positive forms of leadership

B Avolio, W Gardner The leadership quarterly 2005

This Special Issue is the result of the inaugural summit hosted by the Gallup Leadership Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2004 on Authentic Leadership Development (ALD). We describe in this introduction to the special issue current thinking in this emerging field of research as well as questions and concerns. We begin by...

Cites in Google Scholar: 7697
Performance implications of aligning CEO functional experiences with competitive strategies

RM Beal, M Yasai-Ardekani Journal of Management 2000

This study examines the performance consequences of aligning managerial functional experiences with generic competitive strategies and adopts a multidimensional view of generic competitive strategies involving low-cost leadership and several differentiation based strategies. Using data on a sample of 101 small manufacturing firms, the res...

Cites in Google Scholar: 236
Wellness Coaching Outcomes in a Case Report of a Diabetic Native American Male

J Berna Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

Medically referred wellness coaching clients may present thinking patterns that generate internal resistance to change, including lack of urgency, inadequate incentives, and uncertainty about what they need to do differently.1 Applying the Wellcoaches (Wellcoaches Corp, Wellesley, Massachusetts) model interventions within a framework of t...

Cites in Google Scholar: 4
Building on the past: Enacting established personal identities in a new work setting

JM Beyer, DR Hannah Organization Science 2002

A qualitative, longitudinal study of two groups of experienced professionals beginning work in a research organization provided insights into how newcomers with work experience adjust to and become assimilated into new jobs and work settings. Multiple methods were used to collect data on the newcomers' work experiences before and after as...

Cites in Google Scholar: 330
Coaching with compassion: Inspiring health, well-being, and development in organizations

RE Boyatzis, M Smith, A Beveridge The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science 2012

Compassion involves noticing another’s need, empathizing, and acting to enhance their well-being. In response to another’s pain, the motivation is to increase hedonic well-being or the absence of pain. In response to another’s desire to grow, the motivation is to increase eudaimonic well-being or helping them develop. We argue that compas...

Cites in Google Scholar: 233
Ethical leadership: A social learning perspective for construct development and testing

ME Brown, L Treviño, D Harrison Organizational behavior and human decision processes 2005

Leaders should be a key source of ethical guidance for employees. Yet, little empirical research focuses on an ethical dimension of leadership. We propose social learning theory as a theoretical basis for understanding ethical leadership and offer a constitutive definition of the ethical leadership construct. In seven interlocking studies...

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Constructing grounded theory: A practical guide through qualitative analysis (Introducing Qualitative Methods Series)

K Charmaz SAGE 2006

`Grounded theory is a highly influential way of working with qualitative data and Kathy Charmaz is a major player, both innovative and fluent. This book is a model student text: lively, carefully argued and full of vivid illustrations. Beginning students and professional researchers will find it to be required reading' - **_David Silverma...

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Toward a behavioral theory of charismatic leadership in organizational settings

J Conger, RN Kanungo Academy of management review 1987

Charismatic leadership has been largely overlooked by organizational theorists. In part, the problem can be attributed to the lack of a systematic conceptual framework Drawing from political science, sociology, and social psychology, this paper addresses the problem by proposing a model linking organizational contexts to charismatic leade...

Cites in Google Scholar: 4343
Professional nurse coaching: advances in national and global healthcare transformation

B Dossey, D Hess Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

Nurse coaches are responding to the mandate of Florence Nightingale (1820-1910)—the foundational philosopher of modern nursing—to advocate, identify, and focus on factors that promote health, healthy people, and healthy communities that are recognized today as environmental and social determinants of health.1,2 The Institute of Medicin...

Cites in Google Scholar: 29
Toward a theory of professionalization

PB Forsyth, T Danisiewicz Work and occupations 1985

A model of professionalization based largely on the power view is presented. As a test of a portion of the model, professional power is defined in terms of two dimensions of attitudinal autonomy. Autonomy from client and autonomy from employing organization are studied in a sample of 1,000 students representing eight different occupations...

Cites in Google Scholar: 401
Health coaching: holistically empowering change

B Gorman Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

It's no secret that the rate and magnitude of stress in daily life, both at work and at home, are drastically affecting the health and well-being of people in our communities and around the world. People are desperate to find ways to improve their lives and feel happier, healthier, and more vibrant. Likewise, industry is clamoring to find...

Cites in Google Scholar: 4
Health coaching for the underserved

M Jordan Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

Twelve individuals (four homeless, two formerly homeless, and six low-income) received 12 weeks of free health coaching, an intervention normally undertaken by clients who pay $40 to $200 out of pocket for coaching services. The health coaching relationships were conducted with protocols developed for managing executive health at a Fortun...

Cites in Google Scholar: 4
The four pillars of health coaching: preserving the heart of a movement

K Lawson Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

In this special themed issue of Global Advances in Health and Medicine and in articles published on the journal's website (, you will read all about this new and maturing approach to health behavior change and the social and cultural conditions in modern medicine that have called this practice into being. You will learn abou...

Cites in Google Scholar: 26
Health coaching to improve healthy lifestyle behaviors: an integrative review

J Olsen, BJ Nesbitt American Journal of Health Promotion 2010

Objective: Chronic diseases account for 70% of U.S. deaths. Health coaching may help patients adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors that prevent and control diseases. This integrative review analyzed health coaching studies for evidence of effectiveness and to identify key program features. Data Source: Multiple electronic databases were u...

Cites in Google Scholar: 399
Constructing professional identity: The role of work and identity learning cycles in the customization of identity among medical residents

MG Pratt, KW Rockmann, JB Kaufmann Academy of management journal 2006

Through a six-year qualitative study of medical residents, we build theory about professional identity construction. We found that identity construction was triggered by work-identity integrity violations: an experienced mismatch between what physicians did and who they were. These violations were resolved through identity customization p...

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The Foundations of the Person-Centered Approach.

CR Rogers Education 1979

Discusses the theory and research behind this approach, which deals with attitudinal qualities that are effective in releasing constructive and growthful changes in individual personality and behavior. Relates approach to the formative tendency of the universe, suggesting it as a possible means to transcend consciousness in new, spiritual...

Cites in Google Scholar: 527
Health coaching to promote healthier lifestyle among older people at moderate risk for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and depression: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial in Sweden

KG Sahlen, H Johansson, L Nyström, L Lindholm BMC public health 2013

Background The challenge of an aging population in the society makes it important to find strategies to promote health for all. The aim of this study is to evaluate if repeated health coaching in terms of motivational interviewing, and an offer of wide range of activities, will contribute to positive lifestyle modifications and health am...

Cites in Google Scholar: 28
Defining a profession: The role of knowledge and expertise

M Saks Professions and Professionalism 2012

The paper highlights the importance of resurrecting the debate about how to define a profession. The drive to define a profession is traced back to the taxonomic approach – encompassing the work of trait and functionalist writers – in which professions were seen as possessing unique and positive characteristics, including distinctive know...

Cites in Google Scholar: 465
Wellness coaching for obesity: a case report

J Schwartz Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

D.S. presented to a medical and surgical weight-loss program to initiate bariatric surgery. He had made numerous attempts at weight loss to no avail and was taking steps toward bariatric surgery as a last viable option. D.S.'s health insurance provider required 3 months of supervised weight loss prior to approval for surgery, and this was...

Cites in Google Scholar: 7
Positive psychology: An introduction.

MEP Seligman, M Csikszentmihalyi American Psychologist 2000

A science of positive subjective experience, positive individual traits, and positive institutions promises to improve quality of life and prevent the pathologies that arise when life is barren and meaningless. The exclusive focus on pathology that has dominated so much of our discipline results in a model of the human being lacking the p...

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The study of health coaching: the Ithaca coaching project, research design, and future directions

GA Sforzo Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

Health coaching (HC) is a process holding tremendous potential as a complementary medical intervention to shape healthy behavior change and affect rates of chronic lifestyle diseases. Empirical knowledge of effectiveness for the HC process, however, is lacking. The purposes of this paper are to present the study protocol for the Ithaca Co...

Cites in Google Scholar: 15
Health coaching integration into primary care for the treatment of obesity

R Sherman, B Crocker, D Dill, D Judge Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

Obesity (and its related comorbidities) is one of the fastest-growing health concerns facing the United States and shows no sign of abating.1 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calculated that nearly 36% of American adults were obese in 2010 and estimates that this number will reach 44% by 2018. The current standard of care...

Cites in Google Scholar: 16
Integrative health coaching and motivational interviewing: synergistic approaches to behavior change in healthcare

LA Simmons, RQ Wolever Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

As rates of preventable chronic diseases and associated costs continue to rise, there has been increasing focus on strategies to support behavior change in healthcare. Health coaching and motivational interviewing are synergistic but distinct approaches that can be effectively employed to achieve this end. However, there is some confusion...

Cites in Google Scholar: 112
Integrative health coach training: A model for shifting the paradigm toward patient-centricity and meeting new national prevention goals

LL Smith, NH Lake, LA Simmons, A Perlman, S Wroth, RQ Woleve... Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

Objective: To describe the evolution, training, and results of an emerging allied health profession skilled in eliciting sustainable health-related behavior change and charged with improving patient engagement. Methods: Through techniques sourced from humanistic and positive psychology, solution-focused and mindfulness-based therapie...

Cites in Google Scholar: 95
Health coaching education: a conversation with pioneers in the field

S Snyder Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

In February 2013, Global Advances in Health and Medicine (GAHMJ) interviewed eight pioneers in the field of health coaching education: Michael Arloski, PhD, PCC; Linda Bark, PhD, RN, MCC, NC-BC; Georgianna Donadio, PhD; Meg Jordan, PhD, RN; Sam Magill, MBA, MCC; Margaret Moore, MBA; Linda Smith, PA-C, MA; and Cheryl Walker, ML, MCC. This ...

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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: 377
Health coaching and genomics—potential avenues to elicit behavior change in those at risk for chronic disease: protocol for personalized medicine effectiveness study in air force primary care

AA Vorderstrasse, G Ginsburg, WE Kraus, MCJ Maldonado, RQ Wo... Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and coronary heart disease (CHD) are prevalent chronic diseases from which military personnel are not exempt. While many genetic markers for these diseases have been identified, the clinical utility of genetic risk testing for multifactorial diseases such as these has not been established. The need for a behavioral i...

Cites in Google Scholar: 31
Integrative health coaching for patients with type 2 diabetes a randomized clinical trial

R Wolever, M Dreusicke, J Fikkan, T Hawkins, S Yeung, J Wake... The Diabetes Educator 2010

Purpose The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of integrative health (IH) coaching on psychosocial factors, behavior change, and glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. Methods Fifty-six patients with type 2 diabetes were randomized to either 6 months of IH coaching or usual care (control group). Coachin...

Cites in Google Scholar: 432
A systematic review of the literature on health and wellness coaching: defining a key behavioral intervention in healthcare

RQ Wolever, LA Simmons, GA Sforzo, D Dill, M Kaye, E Bechard... Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

Primary Objective: Review the operational definitions of health and wellness coaching as published in the peer-reviewed medical literature. Background: As global rates of preventable chronic diseases have reached epidemic proportions, there has been an increased focus on strategies to improve health behaviors and associated outcomes....

Cites in Google Scholar: 455
Personalized health planning with integrative health coaching to reduce obesity risk among women gaining excess weight during pregnancy

N Yang, S Wroth, C Parham, M Strait, LA Simmons Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2013

Health coaching is an emerging behavioral intervention to improve outcomes in chronic disease management and prevention; however, no studies have investigated its utility in postpartum women who have gained excess weight during pregnancy. A 32-year-old primigravida woman who was overweight at conception and gained 23 lbs more than Institu...

Cites in Google Scholar: 24
Who shall succeed? How CEO/board preferences and power affect the choice of new CEOs

EJ Zajac, JD Westphal Academy of Management Journal 1996

This study shows how social psychological and sociopolitical factors can create divergence in the preferences of an incumbent CEO and existing board regarding the desired characteristics of a new CEO, and how relative CEO/board power can predict whose preferences are realized. Using extensive longitudinal data, we found that more powerful...

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