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Technological innovation, workplace transformation, and ecological change call for universal action. Coaching can answer that call. Inspired by the Shaping the Future of Coaching Convening, the Future of Coaching Collection explores evolving trends within the coaching discipline, including coaching supervision, team and niche coaching, the roles of technology and artificial intelligence, social return on investment and measuring impact, and neuroscience insights.

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Transdisciplinary collaboration bridges the gap between coaching practice and research

By pooling resources to examine coaching through the lens of other disciplines, transdisciplinary collaboration provides a unique opportunity to better understand coaching and human development. These insights can help bridge the gap between coaching practice and coaching research.

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Shaping the Future of Coaching: Internal Mechanisms

What published, rigorous research tells us about the process and internal mechanisms of coaching? What are the characteristics of effective coaches? What new research is needed?

Shaping the Future of Coaching: Coaching Outcomes

What existing published, rigorous research tells us about the effectiveness of coaching? What new research is needed?

Shaping the Future of Coaching: Client Diversity

What published, rigorous research tells us about the differences in effective coaching of women, minorities in various cultures, various cultures and ethnic groups, people in diverse social economic groups, and so forth? What new research is needed?

ICF Research Portal

The ICF Research Portal is an online resource for researchers and academics to see streams of research on coaching. The portal contains entries for more than 4,000 articles, case studies and reports about coaching and related topics. The interface includes a stream view that allows users to view references and citations both backward and forward in time.

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