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Kirkpatrick, S.A. (2016). Build a better vision statement: Extending research with practical advice. Lexington

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CEO Refresher article

The Vision Statement Development Cycle: Lessons From CEOs, by Shelley A. Kirkpatrick, now appears in the CEO Refresher (

Realizing Leadership article

Learn even more about how to develop a great vision statement in Vision Statement: Out of Fashion or Back in Style, in Realizing Leadership (Issue 48), available at

ISPI Potomac Chapter – Presentation

Dr. Shelley Kirkpatrick presented “The Vision Statement – The single most overlooked factor in the HPT Model” at the September 13, 2016 meeting of the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) Potomac Chapter.