Professor Steve Kempster

Professor of Leadership Learning and Development

Research Overview

Leadership learning; leadership practice; leader follower relationships; leader becoming; evaluating leadership development

Leadership (Sage) (External organisation)
Membership of committee

The future direction of the 'R&D' of leadership
Invited talk

Leadership and Organization Development Journal (Journal)
Editorial activity

Management Learning (Sage) (External organisation)
Membership of committee

Keynote speaker
Invited talk

University of Warwick (External organisation)
Member of an organisation

Joint Keynote Presentation: Exploring Methodological Advances in Leadership and Leadership Learning.
Invited talk

Keynote at the Developing Leadership Capacity Conference, hosted at Bristol Business School
Invited talk

British Academy of Management (External organisation)
Membership of committee

Keynote at the launch of the South East Leadership Academy Launch
Invited talk

Fellow of the Leadership Trust
Types of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organisation

External Baoard Member of the University of Highlands and Islands, Faculty of Business, Leisure and Arts
Types of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organisation

Journal of Management Studies (Journal)
Editorial activity

International Journal of Management Reviews (Journal)
Editorial activity

Keynote presentation for the launch of North West Development Agency leadership development strategy, Manchester.
Invited talk

Chartered Management Institute – UCLAN
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Management Learning (Journal)
Editorial activity

Academy of Management Learning and Education (Journal)
Editorial activity

Bond University
Visiting an external academic institution

Academy of Management Journal (Journal)
Editorial activity

University of Reading
Visiting an external academic institution

Leadership (Journal)
Editorial activity

Journal of Management and Organization (Journal)
Editorial activity

Northern Leadership Academy (External organisation)
Other Membership

Personnel Review (Journal)
Editorial activity

Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (Journal)
Editorial activity

Best Paper in Management Development, Managament Education and Development Division, Academy of Management
Prize (including medals and awards)

2011 Emerald LiteratiNetwork: Outstanding Paper Award for 'Learning to lead in the entrepreneurial context', with Jason Cope. In the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research
Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Paper, Research Methods and Research Practice Track, EURAM
Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Paper, Research Methods Stream
Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Centre for Leadership Studies & Practice
  • People, Work and Organisation