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Please note that from March 2015 papers are published on a rolling basis. Before that date the journal was published bi-annually.  EMCC membership includes a subscription to the Journal, login to view each paper/book review/journal. For help with accessing your membership account please contact [email protected]. A subscription to access the journal without membership is also available here.

Volume XII, Article 2 – July 2020

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Item Type: Professional Section

Title: Reflections on establishing on-line coaching for health workers during Covid-19; why we will never go back to business as usual

Author(s): Simon Griffiths and Darren Leech - NHS (UK) Elect

Abstract: Developed as a consequence of practice-based responses to the Covid-19 pandemic in England, this article will interest coaches, researchers, organisational development, and training professionals. It provides a summary of how...

Keywords: Coaching, Online, Healthcare, Covid-19

Volume XII, Article 1 – February 2020

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Item Type: Professional Section

Title: Creating a coaching culture through reflective practice to reduce organisational blame culture

Author(s): Dr Mel Bull and Dr Paul Stokes, Sheffield Hallam University

Abstract: This paper draws on the use of reflective practice interventions with senior managers and the extent to which reflective practice has enabled participants to contribute to the development of a...

Keywords: Coaching culture, reflective practice, organisational development

Volume XI Article 8, September 2019

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Item Type: Professional Section

Title: Bottom up integration factors : a holistic mentoring approach

Author(s): Gabriela Galvao Andersson & Yuliana Wiborg

Abstract: In this article we examine challenges and barriers immigrants experience from their own perspectives, on the way to the Swedish labour market, according to life world theory; bottom up/individual factors,...

Keywords: holistic mentoring, coaching, integration, migration, Sweden

Book Review, May 2019

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Item Type: Book Review

Title: Low Intensity Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - a practitioners guide

Author(s): Edited by Mark Papworth and Theresa Marrinan

Abstract: The book gives a clear insight and understanding of how to work with Low Intensity Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (LICBT). The LICBT is a form of CBT which is used to...

Volume XI, Article 7, June 2019

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Item Type: Professional Section

Title: Mentor motivation and effectiveness characteristics at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA)

Author(s): Lt Col David D. Huston (PhD) - USAFA’s Center for Character and Leadership Development (CCLD)

Abstract: This paper examines mentoring at the United States Air Force Academy in terms of mentor motivational and effectiveness characteristics of faculty members to determine if these characteristics are associated with...

Keywords: Mentoring, Emotional Intelligence, Motivation, Effectiveness

Volume XI, Article 5, April 2019

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Item Type: Professional Section

Title: COACHING: An effective approach to clinical leadership in military settings

Author(s): Richard Sutherland, Alison Keyworth and Helen Goodall

Abstract: This paper argues that the attributes of an effective clinical leader or healthcare manager in military settings include the following coaching skills: ability to build rapport; ask effective questions; excellent...

Keywords: Coaching, transformational leadership, clinical leadership, high performing teams, military healthcare

Volume XI, Article 4, March 2019

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Item Type: Professional Section

Title: Toward a coaching culture in an Australian Public Sector Agency

Author(s): Jacqueline Jago - Founder and CEO Bloom Coaching & Consulting, Peer/Group Coaching Expert, DDO Champion

Abstract: This study details coaching products based on key frameworks from adaptive learning theory (particularly as articulated by Kegan and Lahey at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in various publications)...

Keywords: Immunity to Change, Deliberately Developmental Organisation, adaptive learning, peer coaching, organisational culture

Volume XI, Article 3, February 2019

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Item Type: Reviewed Section

Title: Improving the effectiveness of the coach-client matching process: deriving learning from a Pan-African experience in the financial sector

Author(s): Sophie Bruas, Associate of Career Connections – Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC), East Africa

Abstract: Designing an effective coaching programme raises many questions about how best to match coachees and coaches, such as how do you achieve the best fit and what role does personality,...

Keywords: Pairing, Matching, Coaching relationship

Book Review, February 2019

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Item Type: Book Review

Title: Mentors – how to help and be helped

Author(s): Russell Brand

Abstract: I bought this book out of curiosity, with little expectation of finding anything of great interest. To my surprise, it proved to be a remarkably insightful, well-written personalised account of...

Volume XI, Article 2, January 2019

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Item Type: Professional Section

Title: Facilitating change: coaching for psychological flexibility

Author(s): Martin Bless, Agilience Sàrl, Switzerland

Abstract: In the 1960’s, Levitt (1960) urged companies to be closer to their customers. In his article “Marketing Myopia”, referring to the demise of the railroads in the USA, he wrote,...

Keywords: Flexibility, acceptance, values, commitment, and agility

Volume XI, Article 1, January 2019

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Item Type: Professional Section

Title: ‘Hard-wired’ personal styles have practice and personal development implications for clinical leaders and coaches

Author(s): Dr Darren Leech, Director, NHS Elect, London, UK

Abstract: This article is about the implications of this ‘hard-wiring’ on personal style, along with the future development of clinical staff – particularly those who undertake management or leadership duties (or...

Keywords: Coaching; Mentoring; Leadership; Personal styles; Clinicians; Healthcare; Situational Leadership

Volume X, Article 4, September 2018

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Item Type: Professional Section

Title: The mystery of coaching mastery

Author(s): Stephen Burt, Gibsonstarr Ltd

Abstract: This article draws on primary research with expert coaches, established research on skill acquisition and “parallel worlds” of practice to offer a new model of coaching mastery. Coaches know that...

Keywords: Mastery, development, technique, self-mastery, self-expression

Volume X, Article 3, July 2018

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Item Type: Professional Section

Title: Patterns in mentoring conversations related to learning

Author(s): Harm Tillema & Gert van der Westhuizen. Department of Educational Psychology, University of Johannesburg South Africa

Abstract: This study on mentoring is an explorative inquiry into the role of conversations as a vehicle for learning for mentees. An analysis of mentoring conversations aimed for learning uses a...

Keywords: Mentoring for learning; interaction patterns; learning conversations, reflection.

Volume X, Article 2, February 2018

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Item Type: Professional Section

Title: Can mentoring young people in post sixteen education affect their identity and preparation for transition to university or employment?

Author(s): Dr Samuel Robert Coombes, Senior Lecturer, Greenwich University, UK

Abstract: In this research the mentors are adults who work in schools and colleges to support young people with pastoral issues and offer any advice and guidance required. The mentors in...

Volume X, Article 1, February 2018

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Item Type: Professional Section

Title: Survey of mentors’ roles in guiding and supporting novice teachers in Dangila district elementary schools, Ethiopia

Author(s): Asrat Dagnew Kelkay, Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to assess the roles and responsibilities of mentors in guiding and supporting novice teachers in primary schools. In doing so, an attempt was made...

Keywords: Mentoring, Mentors, Novice teacher, Guiding and Supporting, and Elementary school

25th Anniversary Edition

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Item Type: Professional Section

Title: A reflection on 2012

Abstract: As part of EMCCs 25th anniversary celebrations in 2017 this journal contains a review and update of a number of articles written in the 2012 for EMCCS 20th anniversary year.

Volume IX Article 3, September 2016

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Title: Helping independent coaches develop their coaching business: – A holistic approach to supervision or an opportunity for supervisors to exploit their position?

Author(s): Authors: Michelle Lucas (Greenfields Consultancy) & Amanda Larcombe (Optima)

Abstract: This piece reflects a conversation between two supervisors who discovered the scope of supervision support they offer clients was remarkably similar, despite quite different backgrounds. Of particular interest to them...

Keywords: Coaching supervision, business development, function

Volume IX Article 2, June 2016

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Item Type: Professional Section

Title: Running ahead: getting a return on Investment for coaching

Author(s): Christopher Neesham; Josephine Palermo

Abstract: This case study aimed to assess the effectiveness of a coaching and leadership development program conducted in an international organisation based in Eastern Europe. Eighteen senior managers participated in the...

Keywords: Coaching effectiveness, return on investment, evaluation

Volume IX Article 1, May 2016

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Item Type: Reviewed Section

Title: An integrative literature review on the impact of life coaching on the quality of life and well-being.

Author(s): Joanna Jarosz

Abstract: There is a continuous need for empirical evidence regarding the impact and experience The demand on techniques, approaches and processes that increase quality of life and well-being is very high...

Keywords: Happiness, Life Coaching, Life Satisfaction, Quality of Life, Well-Being

Volume XIII Article 4, October 2015

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Item Type: Reviewed Section

Title: The influence of protégé input to the match on mentoring processes: an experimental investigation

Author(s): Dana L. Kendall, Seattle Pacific University, Kimberly A. Smith-Jentsch, University of Central Florida

Abstract: We employed a longitudinal, experimental approach to examine the effects of allowing protégés to choose their own mentor on the effectiveness of an online peer mentoring program at a four-year...

Keywords: Formal mentoring, input to match, e-mentoring, undergraduate peer mentoring

Volume XIII Article 3, September 2015

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Item Type: Reviewed Section

Title: Coaching leadership training in high-tech settings: an analysis of a coaching leadership program in the swedish telecom industry

Author(s): Max Rapp Ricciardi, Joseph Schaller, Danilo Garcia and Trevor Archer

Abstract: There is a continuous need for empirical evidence regarding the impact and experience of coaching leadership. The purpose of this study was to describe the effects from a coaching leadership...

Keywords: Coaching leadership, Coaching culture, Feedback, Active Listening, SBR-model, GROW-model

Volume XIII Article 2, March 2015

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Item Type: Reviewed Section

Title: Evaluating leadership coaching in organisations

Author(s): Dr Doug MacKie

Abstract: This evaluation survey was conducted following a leadership coaching program in which 37 senior leaders and managers participated. The survey aimed to examine the impact of the leadership coaching program...

Keywords: Strength-based leadership coaching, Formative evaluation, Summative Evaluation, Return on Investment

Volume XIII Article 1, March 2015

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Item Type: Reviewed Section

Title: What is cross-cultural mentoring?

Author(s): Roxanne B Reeves PhD

Abstract: Cross-cultural mentoring (CCM) has emerged to meet the needs of today’s complex, fast changing, global environment. This article examines existing descriptions of common cross-cultural mentoring relationships across 123 sources and...

Keywords: integrative literature review, cross-cultural mentoring, intercultural mentoring, formation of consistent terminology

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