Dr Rebecca Jones is an Associate Professor in Coaching and the Programme Director for the MSc in Coaching and Behaviour Change. Rebecca completed her PhD on coaching effectiveness at Aston University in 2016. Her research interests lie in examining factors that influence coaching effectiveness and Rebecca is particularly interested in utilising quantitative research methodology to explore the efficacy of coaching. Rebecca is passionate about evidence-based practice and teaching and incorporates her research into her teaching practice at the Centre for Coaching at Henley Business School. Rebecca is a frequent contributor to practitioner and professional bodies in addition to communicating her research to academic audiences and is the host of The Coaching Academic podcast. Rebecca is also the current Managing Editor for Applied Psychology: An International Review and is an external examiner for Lancaster University and Leeds Beckett University.
Dr Rebecca Jones
Associate Professor in Coaching
Rebecca is the programme director for the MSc in Coaching and Behaviour Change and also contributes to the PCiC programme.
Journal Articles/Papers Published
Bozer, G., & Jones, R. J. (2018). Understanding the factors that determine workplace coaching effectiveness: a systematic literature review. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, doi: 10.1080/1359432X.2018.1446946
Jones, R. J. (2017). Addressing coaching effectiveness. Coaching Perspectives: The Association for Coaching Global Magazine, 14, 34-36.
Jones, R. J., Woods, S. A., & Guillaume, Y. R. F. (2016). The effectiveness of workplace coaching: A meta-analysis of learning and performance outcomes from coaching. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 89, 2, 249-277 DOI: 10.1111/joop.12119
- Featured in Science for Work blog post http://scienceforwork.com/blog/workplace-coaching/
- Featured in ‘Coaching at Work’ magazine, volume 9, issue 2, page 9
- Featured on the British Psychological Society website: http://www.bps.org.uk/news/want-promotion-then-get-coach
Jones, R. J., Woods, S. A., & Hutchinson, E. (2014). The influence of the Five Factor Model of personality on the perceived effectiveness of executive coaching. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, 12, 2,109-118.
Jones, R. J. (2014). The work life balance challenge for a doctoral researcher! OP Matters.
Jones, R. J. (2013). Response to Briner: The evidence base for coaching. OP Matters, 18, 14 – 15.
Jones, R. J. (2017). Trust in the coaching relationship. Paper presented at the EMCC regional roadshow, Bristol, UK.
Jones, R. J. & Andrews, H. (2017). Understanding the Dangers of Faculty-Student Coaching. Paper presented at the Special Group in Coaching Psychology Conference, Birmingham, UK.
Jones, R. J. & Bozer, G. (2016). Does workplace coaching research need greater scientific rigour? Paper presented at the British Academy of Management Conference, Newcastle, UK.
Jones, R. J. & Andrews, H. (2016). An evaluative case study of a career coaching approach to improving student placement success in a UK Business School. Paper presented at the IOBTC International Conference Teaching Society for Management Educators Annual Conference, Winchester, UK.
Jones, R. J. & Woods, S. A. (2015). Does coaching influence personality change? Paper presented at the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology Conference, Oslo, Norway.
Jones, R. J., & Woods, S. A. (2015). Measuring the Immeasurable: the Perceived Coaching Effectiveness Scale. Paper presented at the BPS DOP Annual Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.
Jones, R. J. (2014). What’s the difference? The impact of personality differences on managing change. Practitioner workshop for Hereford & Worcester CIPD, Worcester, UK.
Jones, R. J. (2014). Workplace Heroes: Supporting staff with workplace coaching. Paper presented at The Hive Business Seminars, Worcester, UK.
Jones, R. J., Woods, S. A., & Guillaume, Y. R. F. (2014). A Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Executive Coaching at Improving Work-Based Performance and Moderators of Coaching Effectiveness. Paper presented at BPS DOP Annual Conference, Brighton, UK.
Jones, R. J., Woods, S. A., & Guillaume, Y. R. F. (2013). A Framework of Executive Coaching Outcomes and a Meta-Analysis of Executive Coaching Effectiveness. Paper presented at 4th European Coaching Psychology Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Jones R. J. (2013). Invited Speaker – Hothouse debate: is the evidence in coaching psychology really that rubbish? 4th European Coaching Psychology Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Jones, R. J. (2012). A critical evaluation of the outcome research dominating the field of executive coaching. Paper presented at 3rd European Coaching Psychology Conference, Birmingham, UK.
Jones, R. J. (2012). Bringing together Science and Practice: Executive Coaching Effectiveness & Personality. Paper presented at BPS DOP Annual Conference, Chester, UK.
Jones, R. J. (2012). The influence of the five factor model of personality, self-verification theory and referral. Poster presented at BPS DOP Annual Conference, Chester, UK.