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Professor Jonathan Passmore

Professor of Coaching and Behavioural Change

Director of The Henley Centre for Coaching

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Specialisms

  • Coaching, 
  • Executive Development, 
  • Leadership, 
  • Occupational Psychology, 
  • Oil and Gas

Location

Room GB17, Greenlands campus

Jonathan Passmore is a Professor of Coaching and Behavioural Change at Henley Business School and leads the Henley Centre for Coaching.

Jonathan is a chartered psychologist with five degrees, including an MBA and a doctorate in occupational psychology. He also has a postgraduate certificate in coaching and two professional qualifications. His doctoral thesis focused on coaching relationships and behaviours. His research interests include coaching supervision and ethics, coaching neuroscience, coach impact evaluation and coaching competences.

He has published over 100 scientific papers and book chapters and 200 conference papers. He has edited and written 30 books, including Excellence in Coaching, Appreciative Inquiry for Change Management and Top Business Psychology Model, Becoming a Coach: The Definitive ICF Guide and The Coaches' Handbook.

He is series editor of the Wiley-Blackwell Handbook series on organisational psychology and has won international awards, including the Association for Coaching Global Award (2010), the British Psychological Society Coaching Research Award (2012) and the Association for Business Psychology Chairman's Award for Excellence (2015). He also won Best Article 2019 'Coaching at Work'.

Jonathan has held many executive and non-executive board roles with global consulting firms, including PwC and IBM Business Consulting. Most recently he was managing director of psychology consulting company Embrion, with clients such as Technip and HSBC. He has advised professional bodies such as the Institute for Leadership and Management and the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.

Reference: Carden, J., Jones, R. J. and Passmore, J. (2021) Defining self-awareness in the context of adult development: a systematic literature review. Journal of Management Education. ISSN 1052-5629 doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1052562921990065
Reference: Diller, S. J., Passmore, J. , Brown, H. J., Greif, S. and Jonas, E. (2020) Become the best coach you can be: the role of coach training and coaching experience in workplace coaching quality and quality control. Organisationsberatung, Supervision, Coaching, 27 (3). pp. 313-333. ISSN 1862-2577 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11613-020-00662-8
Reference: Passmore, J. and Rowson, T. S. (2019) Neuro-linguistic-programming: a critical review of NLP research and the application of NLP in coaching. International Coaching Psychology Review, 14 (1). pp. 57-69. ISSN 2396-8753
Reference: Passmore, J. , (2019) Intelligence and its contribution to the psychology of leadership and decision-making. Technical Report. Sandhurst Military College, Sandhurst.
Reference: Hawkins, P. , Turner, E. and Passmore, J. , (2019) The manifesto for supervision. Report. Henley Business School, Henley-on-Thames. ISBN 9781912473243
Reference: Passmore, J. , van Nieuwerburgh, C. and Barr, M. (2019) Workplace coaching. In: Griffin, R. W. (ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Management. Oxford University Press, New York, USA.
Reference: Angulo, P., Passmore, J. and Brown, H. (2019) Distinctions in coaching practice between the island of Ireland and the rest of Europe. The Coaching Psychologist, 15 (1). ISSN 1748-1104
Reference: Passmore, J. (2019) Mindfulness in organizations (part 2): a practitioners’ guide to applying mindfulness based approaches in leadership development, workplace wellbeing and coaching. Industrial and Commercial Training, 51 (3). pp. 165-173. ISSN 0019-7858 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/ICT-07-2018-0064
Reference: Passmore, J. and Oades, L. G. (2014) Positive psychology techniques: active constructive responding. The Coaching Psychologist, 10 (2). pp. 71-73. ISSN 1748-1104
Reference: Passmore, J. and Oades, L. G. (2014) Positive psychology coaching: a model for coaching practice. The Coaching Psychologist, 10 (2). pp. 68-70. ISSN 1748-1104
Reference: Passmore, J. and Oades, L. G. (2015) Positive psychology techniques: random acts of kindness and consistent acts of kindness and empathy. The Coaching Psychologist, 11 (2). pp. 90-92. ISSN 1748-1104
Reference: Passmore, J. and Oades, L. G. (2016) Positive psychology techniques: gratitude. The Coaching Psychologist, 12 (1). pp. 34-35. ISSN 1748-1104
Reference: Passmore, J. and Oades, L. O. (2016) Positive psychology techniques: three good things. The Coaching Psychologist, 12 (2). pp. 33-34. ISSN 1748-1104
Reference: Passmore, J. and Oades, L. G. (2015) Positive psychology techniques: positive case conceptualisation. The Coaching Psychologist, 11 (1). pp. 43-45. ISSN 1748-1104
Reference: Krauesslar, V., Avery, R. E. and Passmore, J. (2015) Taking ownership of safety. What are the active ingredients of safety coaching and how do they impact safety outcomes in critical offshore working environments? International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 21 (1). pp. 39-46. ISSN 1080-3548 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/10803548.2015.1017941
Reference: Passmore, J. , Krauesslar, V. and Avery, R. (2015) Safety coaching: a literature review of coaching in high hazard industries. Industrial and Commercial Training, 47 (4). pp. 195-200. ISSN 0019-7858 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/ICT-12-2014-0080
Reference: Correia, M. C., Dos Santos, R. N. and Passmore, J. (2016) Understanding the coach-coachee-client relationship: a conceptual framework for executive coaching. International Coaching Psychology Review, 11 (1). pp. 6-23. ISSN 2396-8753
Reference: Passmore, J. (2017) Mindfulness in coaching: identifying environmental distractions. The Coaching Psychologist, 13 (1). pp. 31-33. ISSN 1748-1104
Reference: Passmore, J. (2017) Mindfulness in coaching: STOP. The Coaching Psychologist, 13 (2). pp. 86-87. ISSN 1748-1104
Reference: Passmore, J. (2017) Mindfulness in coaching: a model for coaching practice. The Coaching Psychologist, 13 (1). pp. 27-30. ISSN 1748-1104
Reference: Passmore, J. (2018) Mindfulness in coaching: choosing our attitude. The Coaching Psychologist, 14 (1). pp. 48-49. ISSN 1748-1104
Reference: Tee, D., Passmore, J. and Brown, H. (2018) Distinctions in practice within coaching in Wales. The Coaching Psychologist, 14 (1). pp. 26-33. ISSN 1748-1104
Reference: Passmore, J. (2018) Mindfulness in coaching: being the observer. The Coaching Psychologist, 14 (2). pp. 105-107. ISSN 1748-1104
Reference: Anstiss, T. and Passmore, J. (2020) Health and wellbeing coaching. In: Leal Filho, L., Wall, T., Azeiteiro, U., Azul, A. M., Brandli, L. and Özuyar, P. G. (eds.) Good Health and Well-Being. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, New York. ISBN 9783319696270 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69627-0
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H. and Waringa, A., (2018) Coaching in the Netherlands. Report. Henley Business School, Henley-on-Thames. ISBN 9781912473120
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H. and Ábri von Bartheld, J., (2018) Coaching in Hungary. Report. Henley Business School, Henley on Thames. ISBN 9781912473106
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H., Tsirogianni, T. and Gambade, G., (2018) Coaching in Greece. Report. Henley Business School, Henley on Thames. ISBN 9781912473090
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H. and Timonkina, K., (2018) Coaching in Ukraine. Report. Henley Business School, Henley on Thames. ISBN 9781912473175
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H. and Stubbs, Z. M., (2018) Coaching in Slovakia. Report. Henley Business School, Henley-on-Thames. ISBN 9781912473137
Reference: Tee, D., Passmore, J. and Brown, H. (2018) Distinctions in practice within coaching in Scotland. The Coaching Psychologist, 14 (2). pp. 80-88. ISSN 1748-1104
Reference: Passmore, J. , Stopforth, M. and Lai, Y. (2018) Defining coaching psychology: debating coaching and coaching psychology definitions. The Coaching Psychologist, 14 (2). pp. 120-122. ISSN 1748-1104
Reference: Honsová, P., Passmore, J. and Brown, H. (2018) What are Czech coaches really doing? A comparison of Czech and European-wide coaching trends. Central European Business Review, 7 (3). pp. 42-60. ISSN 1805-4862
Reference: Passmore, J. (2019) Mindfulness in organizations (part 1): a critical literature review. Industrial & Commerical Training, 51 (2). pp. 104-113. ISSN 0019-7858 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/ICT-07-2018-0063
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H., Jarošová, E., Honsová, P. and Langrová, V., (2018) Coaching in Czech Republic. Report. Henley Business School, Henley on Thames.
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H., Greif, S. and Rauen, C., (2018) Coaching in Germany. Report. Henley Business School, Henley on Thames. ISBN 9781912473083
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H., Giuffredi, G. and Lombardo, D., (2018) Coaching in Italy. Report. Henley Business School, Henley on Thames. ISBN 9781912473113
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H. and Georgieva, J., (2018) Coaching in Bulgaria. Report. Henley Business School, Henley on Thames. ISBN 9781912473045
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H., Dromantaitė, A., Ošleja, K., Toomas Tamsar, T. and Oblikas, K., (2018) Coaching in the Baltic states: Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania. Report. Henley Business School, Henley on Thames. ISBN 9781912473199
Reference: Turner, E. and Passmore, J. (2018) Ethical dilemmas and tricky decisions: a global perspective of coaching supervisors’ practices in coach ethical decision-making. International Journal of Evidenced Based Coaching and Mentoring, 16 (1). pp. 126-142. ISSN 1741-8305 doi: https://doi.org/10.24384/000473
Reference: Passmore, J. and Turner, E. (2018) Mastering ethics. In: Passmore, J. , Underhill, B. O. and Goldsmith, M. (eds.) Mastering Executive Coaching. Routledge, Hove. ISBN 9780815372912
Reference: Passmore, J. and Goldvarg, D. (2018) Coaching supervision. In: Passmore, J. , Underhill, B. O. and Goldsmith, M. (eds.) Mastering Executive Coaching. Routledge, Hove. ISBN 9780815372912
Reference: Passmore, J. and Cotterill, S. (2018) Coaching research. In: Sabatine, J. M., Brownell, P. and English, S. (eds.) Professional Coaching: Principles and Practice. Springer, New York. ISBN 9780826180087
Reference: Passmore, J. (2019) Emotional intelligence. In: Goodwin, D. (ed.) The Thinking Leader. Sandhurst Leadership Series. Howgate Publishing Limited. ISBN 9781912440061
Reference: Passmore, J. , May, T., Badger, L., Dodd, L. and Lyness, E., (2014) Coaching for success: the key ingredients for coaching delivery and coach recruitment. Report. Institute for Leadership and Management, London.
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H. and Csigas, Z., (2018) The state of play in European coaching & mentoring. Report. Henley Business School, Henley on Thames. ISBN 9781912473007
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H. and Gustafsson, L., (2018) The state of play in coaching in Sweden. Report. Henley Business School, Henley-on-Thames. ISBN 9781912473151
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H. and Jan Hofmans, W., (2018) The state of play in coaching in Switzerland. Report. Henley Business School, Henley on Thames. ISBN 9781912473168
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H. and Tee, D., (2018) The state of play in Welsh coaching. Report. Henley Business School, Henley on Thames. ISBN 9781912473038
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H., Wall, T. and Stokes, P., (2018) The state of play in coaching in the United Kingdom. Report. Henley Business School, Henley on Thames. ISBN 9781912473021
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H., Peebles, D. and Grajfoner, D., (2018) The state of play in Scottish coaching. Report. Henley Business School, Henley on Thames. ISBN 9781912473014
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H. and Byrne, B., (2018) The state of play in Irish coaching. Report. Henley Business School, Henley on Thames. ISBN 9781912473052
Reference: Passmore, J. , Brown, H. and Zawadzka, A., (2018) Coaching in Poland. Report. Henley Business School, Henley on Thames. ISBN 9781912473137
Reference: Passmore, J. and Theeboom, T. (2016) Coaching psychology research: a journey of development in research. In: van Zyl, L. E., Stander, M. W. and Odendaal, A. (eds.) Coaching Psychology: Meta-theoretical perspectives and applications in multicultural contexts. Springer, pp. 27-46. ISBN 9783319310107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31012-1_2
Reference: Anstiss, T. and Passmore, J. (2017) Wellbeing coaching. In: Cooper, C. L. and Leiter, M. P. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Wellbeing at Work. Routledge. ISBN 9781138955943

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Passmore, J. and Turner, E. (2017). 23rd Annual European Mentoring and Coaching Council. Coaching Supervision. 2 March, 2017. Edinburgh, UK.

Passmore, J. and Turner, E. (2016). British Psychological Society - Special Group in Coaching Psychology Conference. Ethical practice: The heart of coaching psychology. 9 December 2016. London, UK.

Turner, E. and Passmore, J. (2016). 4th Coaching Supervision Conference. Paper - Ethics and Confidentiality in Coaching supervision: How safe are our coaching notes. 10 May 2016. Oxford Brookes University, UK.

Kanakoglou, K., Jowett, S. and Passmore, J. (2011). 3rd European Coaching Psychology Conference. Paper - The3+1Cs Model in Executive Coaching. 15 December 2011. City University, London, UK.

Passmore, J. (2011). 15th conference of the European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology. Paper - Mixed methods study of coaching for driver development - RCT and IPA Sequential design. 25 May 2011. Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Passmore. J (2011). Association of Business Psychologists Conference. Coaching as a learning intervention. 6 May 2011. Wyboston, UK.

Passmore, J. (2011). BPS - Psychology for all Conference. Coaching Psychology: A critical review of the science behind the art. 23 March 2011. University of Westminster, London, UK.

Ur-Rehman, H. and Passmore, J. (2011). Division of Occupational Psychology Conference. Coaching as a learning tool: A mixed methods study of LGV driver development. 12 January 2011. Stratford-upon-Avon, UK.

Passmore, J. and Townsend, C. (2010). 2nd Biennial Institute of Work Psychology Conference on Work, Well-Being and Performance. Can we make driving safer? An investigation into coaching as a learning method for professional drivers and its implications for driver safety. 30 June 2010. Sheffield, UK.

Passmore. J. (2010). Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology - American Psychological Association Conference, 8 April 2010. The role of supervision in coaching. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Passmore, J. and Ur-Rehman, H. (2010). Business Psychology Conference, 22 March 2010. Coaching in driver development: A mixed methods study. Westminster University, London, UK.

Passmore, J., Duffy, M., and Rogers, K. (2009). 2nd European Coaching Psychology Conference, 15 December 2009. Symposium Paper: Coaching supervision – its value in managing boundaries. London, UK.

Costa, V. and Passmore, J. (2009) BPS Forensic Psychology Conference, 26 June 2009. Submitted Paper: Organisational Stalking. Central Lancashire University, UK.

Law, H. and Passmore, J. (2009). International Conference on Psychology, 8 June 2009. Submitted Paper: Diversity in coaching. Athens, Greece.

Lindberg, S. and Passmore, J. (2008). 1st European Coaching Psychology Conference, 17 December 2008. Submitted Paper: A Comparative study of Coaching in UK, Spain and Sweden (with Susana Lindberg). Westminster University, London, UK.

Passmore, J. (2008). 3rd European Coaching Psychology Conference, 17 December 2008. Submitted Paper: Ethics in Coaching. Westminster University, London, UK.

Marianetti, O. and Passmore, J. (2008). Business Psychology Conference, 29 February 2008. Submitted Paper: The role of Mindfulness at work. Westminster University, London.

Passmore, J. Business Psychology Conference, 29 February 2008. Submitted Paper: Coaching practice for psychologists. Westminster University, London.

Passmore, J. (2007). 2nd European Coaching Psychology Conference, 17 December 2007. Submitted Paper: Using Mindfulness in coaching psychology. City University, London.

Passmore, J. (2007). European Mentoring and Coaching Council, 6 April 2007. Submitted Paper: Integrating coaching practice. Ashridge, Hertfordshire, UK.

Passmore, J. (2006). 1st European Coaching Psychology Conference, December 2006. Submitted Paper: Coaching behaviours: What’s effective? City University, London.

Passmore, J. (2006). British Psychological Society, Division of Occupational Psychology, Conference, 10 January 2006, Submitted Paper, Executive coaching: What coachees love about coaching. Glasgow, UK.

Passmore, J. (2005). International Coaching Federation, 5 October 2005. Submitted Poster: The use of Motivational Interviewing in executive coaching. London.

Passmore, J. (2005). Chartered Institute of Personal and Development, HRD, 14 April 2005. Submitted Paper: Appreciative Inquiry; a methodology for change. Warwick. Passmore, J. (2004). Chartered Institute of Personal and Development, Practitioners Conference 1 July 2004. Submitted Paper: Appreciative Inquiry: a case study. Keele University, UK.