A review of research into business coaching supervision

Joseph, Stephen (2016) A review of research into business coaching supervision. Coaching: an International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 9 (2). pp. 158-168. ISSN 1752-1890

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Abstract

A systematic search of the coaching literature for original peer-reviewed studies into business coaching supervision yielded seven research reports. Evaluation of these studies showed them to be low in the reporting of methodological rigour. However, as an emerging area of research with great importance for the development of the profession of business coaching these studies provide valuable insights into the functions of supervision and its benefits. Gaps in knowledge and directions for future research are identified. There is a need for future research to be more rigorous in its reporting of methods and analytic procedures, small scale qualitative research that can provide insight into the issues and challenges of coaching supervision in specific contexts, and large scale quantitative research which can provide broader and generalizable understandings into the uses and benefits of supervision.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: The Version of Record of this manuscript has been published and is available in Coaching: an International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice 2016 http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/17521882.2016.1210187 <Article DOI>.’
Keywords: Coaching, Executive coaching, Business coaching, Supervision
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1080/17521882.2016.1210187
Depositing User: Joseph, Prof Stephen
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2016 08:29
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2016 17:38
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/39417

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