Do You Have Research on Coaching?

(cc by The U.S. Army)

(cc by The U.S. Army)

Many of us have had mentors who helped us move forward in both our careers and day-to-day life. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science will explore these relationships further in its upcoming Special Issue on Coaching. Please send your abstracts to no later than July 1, 2014!

Possible topics include:

  • What are the various forms of coaching being practiced and how are they similar to and/or different fromJABS_v50_72ppiRGB_powerpoint other forms of helping relationships?
  • What are the factors that lead to high quality coaching relationships?
  • How does coaching influence individual effectiveness and/or well-being and organizational effectiveness?
  • What are the roles of external versus internal coaches in organizations and how do coaches of each type differentially influence individual and organizational effectiveness?
  • What factors (e.g., relationship quality, meeting frequency, duration of relationship, etc.) have the greatest impact on coaching effectiveness?
  • Does the mode of coaching (i.e., face-to-face, telephone, Skype, etc.) have an impact on the quality of the coaching relationship and/or effectiveness of the coaching?
  • What is the role of emotional contagion in the coaching relationship? In what ways does the emotional state of the coach influence the emotional state of the coachee and vice versa?

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This entry was posted in Careers, Education, Mentoring Programs, Motivation, Organizational Development, Partnerships, Positive Pyschology, Promotion, Psychology, Relationships, Teaching & Learning, Trust and tagged , , , by Cynthia Nalevanko, Senior Editor, SAGE Publishing. Bookmark the permalink.

About Cynthia Nalevanko, Senior Editor, SAGE Publishing

Founded in 1965, SAGE is the world’s leading independent academic and professional publisher. Known for our commitment to quality and innovation, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students across a broad range of subject areas. With over 1500 employees globally from principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC, and Melburne, our publishing program includes more than 1000 journals and over 900 books, reference works and databases a year in business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology and medicine. Believing passionately that engaged scholarship lies at the heart of any healthy society and that education is intrinsically valuable, SAGE aims to be the world’s leading independent academic and professional publisher. This means playing a creative role in society by disseminating teaching and research on a global scale, the cornerstones of which are good, long-term relationships, a focus on our markets, and an ability to combine quality and innovation. Leading authors, editors and societies should feel that SAGE is their natural home: we believe in meeting the range of their needs, and in publishing the best of their work. We are a growing company, and our financial success comes from thinking creatively about our markets and actively responding to the needs of our customers.

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