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Professor Steve Kempster

Professor of Leadership Learning and Development

  1. 2020
  2. Published

    ‘It's the organization that is wrong’: Exploring disengagement from organizations through leadership development

    Larsson, M., Holmberg, R. & Kempster, S., 1/04/2020, In : Leadership. 16, 2, p. 141-162 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. 2019
  4. Published

    How Job Sharing Can Lead to More Women Achieving Senior Leadership Roles in Higher Education: A UK Study

    Watton, E., Stables, S. & Kempster, S., 5/07/2019, In : Social Sciences. 8, 7, 18 p., 209.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  5. Published

    Authentic Leadership: Getting back to the roots of the 'root construct'?

    Iszatt-White, M. & Kempster, S. J., 1/07/2019, In : International Journal of Management Reviews. 21, p. 356-369 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  6. Published

    In whose interest? Exploring care ethics within transformative learning

    Kempster, S. J. & Smith, S., 1/07/2019, In : Management Learning. 50, 3, p. 302-318 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  7. Published

    Leadership Special Issue: Do we need authentic leadership? Interrogating authenticity in a new world order

    Iszatt-White, M., Carroll, B., Gardiner, R. & Kempster, S., 3/06/2019, In : Leadership. 15, 3, p. 398-401 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  8. Published

    Authenticity in leadership: Reframing relational transparency through the lens of emotional labour

    Kempster, S. J., Iszatt-White, M. & Brown, M., 1/06/2019, In : Leadership. 15, 3, p. 319-338 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  9. Published

    Good dividends: Responsible leadership of business purpose

    Kempster, S. (ed.), Maak, T. (ed.) & Parry, K. (ed.), 1/03/2019, London: Routledge. 254 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  10. Published

    Developing a Program Community of Practice for Leadership Development

    Smith, S., Kempster, S. J. & Wenger, E., 1/02/2019, In : Journal of Management Education. 43, 1, p. 62-88 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  11. 2018
  12. Published

    After Leaders: A World of Leading and Leadership …  With No Leaders

    Kempster, S. J. & Parry, K., 5/10/2018, After Leadership. Carroll, B., Firth, J. & Wilson, S. (eds.). 1st Edition ed. New York: Routledge, 16 p. (Routledge Studies in Leadership Research).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  13. Published

    Leadership for What?

    Guthey, E., Kempster, S. & Remke, R., 17/09/2018, What's wrong with leadership. Riggio, R. E. (ed.). London: Routledge, p. 279-298 20 p. (Leadership: Research and Practice).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  14. Published

    The absent follower: identity construction in organizationally assigned leader-follower relations

    Schedlitzki, D., Edwards, G. & Kempster, S. J., 1/08/2018, In : Leadership. 14, 4, p. 483-503 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  15. Published

    Practicing leadership-as-practice in content and manner

    Raelin, J., Kempster, S. J., Youngs, H., Caroll, B. & Jackson, B., 06/2018, In : Leadership. 14, 3, p. 371-383 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  16. Published

    Beyond one voice Co-constructed analytic auto-ethnography

    Kempster, S. J. & Parry, K., 03/2018, Unconventional Methodology in Organization and Management Research. Bryman, A. & Buchanan, D. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  17. Published

    A review of entrepreneurial leadership learning: an exploration that draws on human, social and institutional capitals

    Kempster, S. J., Smith, S. & Barnes, S., 2018, Research Handbook on Entrepreneurship and Leadership . Harrison, R. & Leitch, C. (eds.). Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, p. 323-344 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  18. 2017
  19. Published

    Total recall? Using episodic and autobiographical memory to better understand leadership narrative identity

    Watton, E. L., Parry, K. & Kempster, S. J., 6/12/2017, Creative Disruption: Managing in a Digital Age.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

  20. Published

    Field guide to leadership development

    Kempster, S. J. (ed.), Edwards, G. (ed.) & Turner, A. (ed.), 1/12/2017, Cheltenham : Edward Elgar. 280 p. (Elgar Field Guides)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  21. Published

    An educators’ perspective on reflexive pedagogy: identity undoing and issues of power

    Iszatt-White, M., Kempster, S. J. & Carroll, B., 1/11/2017, In : Management Learning. 48, 5, p. 582-596 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  22. Published

    ‘Should I stay or should I go?’: exploring leadership-as-practice in the middle management role

    Kempster, S. & Gregory, S., 1/09/2017, In : Leadership. 13, 4, p. 496-515 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  23. Published

    Up the ANTe: understanding entrepreneurial leadership learning through actor-network theory

    Smith, S., Kempster, S. J. & Barnes, S., 1/04/2017, In : Industry and Higher Education. 31, 2, p. 132-139 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  24. Published

    Walking with Wordsworth: Exploring Leadership as purpose through The Prelude

    Bainbridge, S. J. J. & Kempster, S. J., 2017, Field Guide to Leadership Development. Kempster, S., Turner, A. & Edwards, G. (eds.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, (Elgar Field Guides).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  25. 2016
  26. Published

    Back to School: Mobilizing Leaders as Students and Teachers Through Case Study Discussion

    Guthey, E., Kempster, S. J. & Remke, R. V., 12/2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  27. Published

    Developing responsible leadership through discourse ethics

    Kempster, S. J., Gregory, S. H. & Watton, E. L., 8/04/2016, Responsible leadership: realism and romanticism. Kempster, S. & Carroll, B. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 163-182 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  28. Published

    Introduction: responsible leadership - realism and romanticism

    Kempster, S. J. & Caroll, B., 8/04/2016, Responsible leadership: realism and romanticism. Kempster, S. & Carroll, B. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 1-20 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  29. Published

    Responsible leadership: realism and romanticism

    Kempster, S. J. & Carroll, B., 8/04/2016, Abingdon : Routledge. 222 p. (Routledge Studies in Leadership Research)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  30. Published

    Methodologies to discover and challenge leadership-as-practice

    Kempster, S. J., Parry, K. & Jackson, B., 2016, Leadership-as-Practice: Theory and Application. Raelin, J. A. (ed.). New York: Routledge, p. 242-261 20 p. (Routledge Studies in Leadership Research).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  31. 2015
  32. Published

    The "finger puppets": examining the use of artifacts to create liminal moments in management education

    Kempster, S., Turner, A., Heneberry, P., Stead, V. & Elliott, C., 06/2015, In : Journal of Management Education. 39, 3, p. 433-438 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  33. Published

    The work orientation of state ambassadors: beyond the call of duty - when work is a 'way of life'

    Hart, D., Kempster, S. J. & Donnelly, R., 01/2015, In : Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. 2015, 16445.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  34. Published

    Critical realism and grounded theory

    Kempster, S., 2015, Studying organizations using critical realism: a practical guide. Edwards, P., Vincent, S. & O’Mahoney, J. (eds.). Oxford : Oxford University Press, p. 86-108 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  35. Published

    LEADing small business: business growth through leadership development

    Barnes, S., Kempster, S. & Smith, S., 2015, Cheltenham : Edward Elgar. 288 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  36. 2014
  37. Published

    The experiential development of sustainable, responsible leadership practice

    Watton, E., Kempster, S., Stewart, J-A. & Chapman, P., 31/10/2014.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  38. Published

    The new romantics of responsible leadership

    Kempster, S. & Watton, E., 11/09/2014, Inspirational guide for the implementation of PRME: UK and Ireland. Murray, A. & Baden, D. (eds.). Greenleaf Publishing, p. 39-42 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  39. Unpublished

    How you can explore the case for responsible management with colleagues and senior managers

    Kempster, S. & Watton, E., 9/04/2014, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  40. Published

    Love and leadership: constructing follower narrative identities of charismatic leadership

    Parry, K. & Kempster, S., 02/2014, In : Management Learning. 45, 1, p. 21-38 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  41. Published

    Exploring observational learning in leadership development for managers

    Kempster, S. & Parry, K., 2014, In : Journal of Management Development. 33, 3, p. 164-181 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  42. Published

    Pilots for change: exploring organisational change through distributed leadership

    Kempster, S., Higgs, M. & Wuerz, T., 2014, In : Leadership and Organization Development Journal. 35, 2, p. 152-167 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  43. 2013
  44. Published

    Towards co-constructed coaching: exploring the integration of coaching and co-constructed autoethnography in leadership development

    Kempster, S. & Iszatt-White, M., 09/2013, In : Management Learning. 44, 4, p. 319-336 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  45. Published

    Charismatic leadership through the eyes of followers

    Kempster, S. & Parry, K., 2013, In : Strategic HR Review. 13, 1, p. 20-23 4 p., 13.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  46. Published

    Co-constructed coaching: empirical testing of an alternative route to leadership learning

    Iszatt-White, M. & Kempster, S., 2013.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  47. Published

    Co-constructed coaching as a leadership development intervention: where's the value?

    Iszatt-White, M. & Kempster, S., 2013.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  48. Published

    The role of mediating artefacts in knowledge creation

    Kempster, S., Turner, A., Heneberry, P., Stead, V. & Elliott, C., 2013.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  49. 2011
  50. Published

    Exploring Distributed Leadership in the Small Business Context

    Kempster, S., Cope, J. & Parry, K., 09/2011, In : International Journal of Management Reviews. 13, 3, p. 270–285 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  51. Published

    Leadership as purpose: Exploring the role of purpose in leadership practice

    Kempster, S., Jackson, B. & Conroy, M., 08/2011, In : Leadership. 7, 3, p. 317-334 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  52. Published

    Grounded theory and leadership research: A critical realist perspective

    Kempster, S. & Parry, K., 1/02/2011, In : The Leadership Quarterly. 22, 1, p. 106-120 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  53. Published
  54. 2010
  55. Published

    Becoming a leader: A co-produced autoethnographic exploration of situated learning of leadership practice

    Kempster, S. & Stewart, J., 04/2010, In : Management Learning. 41, 2, p. 205-219 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  56. Published

    Entrepreneurs' and managers' leadership roles compared: Context is what matters: what a person does trumps who they are

    Kempster, S. & Cope, J., 2010, In : Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal. 24, 4, p. 30-32 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  57. Published

    Learning to lead in the entrepreneurial context

    Kempster, S., 2010, In : International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 16, 1, p. 5-34 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  58. 2009
  59. Published

    How Managers Have Learnt to Lead: Exploring the Development of Leadership Practice

    Kempster, S., 03/2009, Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan. 272 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  60. Published

    Observing the invisible: examining the role of observational learning in the development of leadership practice

    Kempster, S., 2009, In : Journal of Management Development. 28, 5, p. 439-456

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  61. 2008
  62. Published

    Science or scientism? Re-examining research traditions through a critical realist perspective of grounded theory

    Kempster, S. & Parry, K., 2008, European Academy of Management Conference (Ljubljana, Slovenia) - 2008. N/A: unknown

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

  63. 2007
  64. Published

    'Echoes from the past': an exploration of the impact of 'notable people' on leadership training

    Kempster, S., 2007, Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings- Best Papers: 67 (Philadelphia, PA) - 2007. N/A: unknown

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

  65. Published

    Learning the dance of the strategist: the importance of an experienced partner

    Kempster, S. & Bailey, A. J., 2007, EGOS (Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna) - 2007. N/A: unknown

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

  66. 2006
  67. Published

    Becoming a strategic leader: Lessons from further education

    Kempster, S. & Bailey, A. J., 2006, Lancaster University: Centre for Excellence in Leadership, (CEL Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  68. Published

    Leadership learning through lived experience: a process of apprenticeship

    Kempster, S., 2006, In : Journal of Management and Organization. 12, 1, p. 4-22 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  69. 2003
  70. Published

    What Leaders Read 1: Key Texts From the Business World

    Abra, J., Hunter, M., Smith, R. & Kempster, S., 2003, Nottingham: National College for School Leadership.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  71. 2002
  72. Published

    The entrepreneur as leader: an exploration of leadership development among small business owner-managers

    Kempster, S. & Watts, G., 2002, ISBA National Conference (Brighton) - November 2002. N/A: unknown

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

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