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Dr Rebecca Jones

Senior Lecturer in Business and Management

Worcester Business School

Contact Details

email: Rebecca.jones@worc.ac.uk

tel: 01905 85 7533

Rebecca is an active researcher investigating the impact of workplace coaching. She is a certified coach and is actively engaged in providing coaching to professionals in industry.

Rebecca has experience of teaching on a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses and her particular teaching and research expertise lie in personality, training, coaching, performance management, feedback and leadership development.

 

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Specialist Teaching Areas

Work Psychology
Management
International Perspectives to Business
Entrepreneurship
Coaching & Mentoring

Specialist Research Areas

Coaching
Personality
Intervention evaluation
Multi-source feedback
Scale development
Meta-analysis

Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies

British Academy of Management

European Association of Work & Organizational Psychology

Senior Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

British Psychological Society (BPS)

BPS Special Group in Coaching Psychology (SGCP)

BPS Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP)

Associate Member of the Association for Coaching

Affiliate Member of the International Society for Coaching Psychology

Level A and B certificates in Occupational testing

Publications

Publications

Journal Articles

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

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. (2013). Coaching and Mentoring: A Critical Text. Training & Management Development Methods, 27, 1, 701-702.

Conference Papers

Jones, R. J., & Andrews, A. (2016, July). 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, England

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

Jones, R. J., Woods, S. A., & Guillaume, Y. (2015, January). Measuring the Immeasurable: the Perceived Coaching Effectiveness Scale. Paper presented at the BPS DOP Annual Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.

Jones, R. J., Woods, S. A., & Guillaume, Y. (2014, January). A Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Executive Coaching at Improving Work-Based Performance and Moderators of Coaching Effectiveness. Paper presented at the BPS DOP Annual Conference, Brighton, England.

Jones, R. J., Woods, S. A., & Guillaume, Y. (2013, December). A Framework of Executive Coaching Outcomes and a Meta-Analysis of Executive Coaching Effectiveness. Paper presented at the 4th European Coaching Psychology Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Jones, R. J. (2012, December). A critical evaluation of the outcome research dominating the field of executive coaching. Paper presented at the 3rd European Coaching Psychology Conference, Birmingham, England.

Wood, S., & Jones, R. J. (2012, January). Bringing together Science and Practice: Executive Coaching Effectiveness & Personality. Paper presented at the BPS DOP Annual Conference, Chester, England

Jones, R. J. (2012, January). The influence of the five factor model of personality, self-verification theory and referral mechanism on the perceived effectiveness of executive coaching. Poster presented at the BPS DOP Annual Conference, Chester, England.

Jones, R. J. (2011, December). The influence of the Five Factor Model of personality and referral mechanism on the perceived effectiveness of executive coaching. Poster presented at the 2nd European Coaching Psychology Conference, London, England.

Further publications can be found using the following WRaP: http://eprints.worc.ac.uk/

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

Reviewer

  • Journal of Management Development
  • Coaching an International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice
  • International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring
  • Training & Management Development Methods
  • Human Resource Management Review

External Examiner - University of Lancaster FdA Management & BA (hons) top-up in Management in the Workplace

Managing Editor - Applied Psychology: An International Review