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Dr Rebecca Jones

Associate Professor in Coaching

Programme Director for the MSc in Coaching for Behavioural Change
Programme Area Director for the Post Experience MSc/MA Area

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Specialisms

  • Coaching, 
  • Quantitative Research Methodology, 
  • Evidence-Based Practice, 
  • Learning and Development, 
  • Occupational Psychology

Location

Room GB22, Greenlands campus

Dr Rebecca Jones is an Associate Professor in Coaching and the Programme Director for the MSc in Coaching for Behavioural Change at Henley Business School.

Rebecca completed her PhD on coaching effectiveness at Aston University in 2016. She is particularly interested in using quantitative research methodology to explore the factors that influence the efficacy of coaching.

She has published her research in journals such as Academy of Management Learning and Education, the Journal of Occupational and Organisational Psychology, the European Journal of Work and Organisational Psychology and the Journal of Managerial Psychology.

Rebecca is passionate about evidence-based practice and teaching and incorporates her research into her teaching practice at the Henley Centre for Coaching.

In addition to teaching and research, Rebecca has extensive experience of coaching individuals at all levels, has worked with a range of corporate clients on consultancy projects, and has experience of managing a successful team within the recruitment sector prior to returning to academia full-time.

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.

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: Bozer, G. and Jones, R. J. (2020) Introduction to the special issue on advances in the psychology of workplace coaching. Applied Psychology. ISSN 1464-0597 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/apps.12305
Reference: Jones, R. J. , Woods, S. A. and Zhou, Y. (2019) The effects of coachee personality and goal orientation on performance improvement following coaching: a controlled field experiment. Applied Psychology. ISSN 1464-0597 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/apps.12218
Reference: Jones, R. , Napiersky, U. and Lyubovnikova, J. (2019) Conceptualizing the distinctiveness of team coaching. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 34 (2). pp. 62-78. ISSN 0268-3946 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/JMP-07-2018-0326
Reference: Andrews, H. and Jones, R. J. (2019) Understanding the rise of faculty-student coaching: an academic capitalism perspective. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 18 (4). pp. 606-625. ISSN 1944-9585 doi: https://doi.org/10.5465/amle.2017.0200
Reference: Jones, R. and Underhill, B. O. (2019) Mastering evaluation. In: Passmore, J. , Underhill, B. O. and Goldsmith, M. (eds.) Mastering Executive Coaching. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, pp. 41-58. ISBN 9780815372929
Reference: Jones, R. J. , Woods, S. A. and Zhou, Y. (2018) Boundary conditions of workplace coaching outcomes. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 33 (7/8). pp. 475-496. ISSN 0268-3946 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/JMP-11-2017-0390
Reference: Bozer, G. and Jones, R. J. (2018) Understanding the factors that determine workplace coaching effectiveness: a systematic literature review. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 27 (3). pp. 342-361. ISSN 1464-0643 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/1359432X.2018.1446946

MSc CBC Stage 3: Personal Project

Begun during Stage 1, the personal project encourages you to identify themes of personal development as a coach to be followed over the programme duration. Just as the research project...

MSc CBC Stage 3: Dissertation

You will undertake a Masters level research project investigating a coaching and behavioural change topic of your choice. This provides the opportunity for a critical examination of the topic and...

MSc CBC Stage 2: Becoming a Reflective Practitioner (3 months)

In this module you will: Develop your ability to reflect on the relationship between personal beliefs and the habits of interpersonal behaviourBuild on some of the psychodynamic models introduced in...

MSc CBC Stage 2: Group Dynamics and Systems Thinking (3 months)

In this module you will: Understand the theory and practice of working with groups within a system or organisationLearn about coaching and behavioural change at an organisational levelDevelop an understanding...

MSc CBC Stage 2: Advanced Coaching Practice (3 months)

In this module you will explore some of the more difficult situations a coach can face - both interpersonal and contextual issues. Topics of study include: Cross-cultural coachingGestalt coachingMental health...

Upcoming Events

Online Coaching Open Day 2021

  • Open days
19 May 2021 Online

Past Events

Jones, R. J., Napiersky, U., and Lyubovnikova, J. (2019). Conceptualizing the distinctiveness of team coaching. Paper presented at European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology Conference, Turin, Italy.

Jones, R. J. (2018). An Audience with Dr Rebecca Jones. Keynote speaker for EMCC internal coaches CPD event, London, UK.

Jones, R. J. (2017). Trust in the coaching relationship. Paper presented at the EMCC regional roadshow, Bristol, UK.

Jones, R. J. and 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. and 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. and 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. and Woods, S. A. (2015). Does coaching influence personality change? Paper presented at the European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology Conference, Oslo, Norway.

Jones, R. J., and 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 and 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., and 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., and 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.