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Dr Rebecca Jones

Associate Professor in Coaching

Director of the Coaching Group

Rebecca Jones Staff Profile Photo

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 Director for the Henley Centre for Coaching 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, she 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@Henley Podcast.

Reference: Carden, J., Passmore, J. and Jones, R. J. (2022) Exploring the role of self-awareness in coach development: a grounded theory study. International Journal of Training and Development. ISSN 1468-2419 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijtd.12261
Henley faculty authors:
Professor Jonathan Passmore - Dr Rebecca Jones
Reference: Carden, J., Jones, R. J. and Passmore, J. (2021) An exploration of the role of coach training in developing self-awareness: a mixed methods study. Current Psychology, 26 (2). pp. 343-363. ISSN 1936-4733 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-021-01929-8
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Rebecca Jones - Professor Jonathan Passmore
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
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Rebecca Jones - Professor Jonathan Passmore
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
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Rebecca Jones
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
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Rebecca Jones
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
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Rebecca Jones
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
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Rebecca Jones
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
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Rebecca Jones
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
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Rebecca Jones
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
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Rebecca Jones

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...

Past Events

17 November 2022 Online

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.