Qualitative and Quantitative Aspects of Coaching


 
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Qualitative and Quantitative Aspects of Coaching
Cynthia Crump, Antigua and Barbuda, Member
Mentoring and coaching both have qualitative and quantitative aspects.
For example, using multiple data collection tools during my research resulted in verbal and numerical data; that is qualitative and quantitative data. The data was obtained via questionnaires, observations, interviews and journal reflections, using close-ended or Likert-type ratings and open-ended responses or comments.
Applying a 'mixed approach' to get information about participants' feelings about a mentoring-coaching initiative and the changes they experienced was useful. In addition, the mixed method was helpful to corroborate the results, and fostered a high degree of reliability and validity of results. The results showed the necessity of sharing in the learning community to improve practice.
However the most important aspects to me were qualitative: the voices of the participants as they supported and shared with each other. Instead of only stating how many would recommend coaching, th...Sign up
 

 
Quality as Term
Torben Grut, Consultant, Sweden, Member
Good work!
Quality as context for measurements. Explaining the context in which the numbers used from surveys are gathered. On the other hand, th...Sign up
 

 
KPIs and Questionnaires to Measure the Effectiveness of Coaching
Ben Smith, Manager, United Kingdom, Member
Thank you Cynthia Crump, this is helpful. Can you/someone suggest good elements that the effectiveness of coaching can be measured by? My preference i...Sign up
 

     
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