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

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Academy of Management, Anaheim CA (August 2016)

Dr. Kirkpatrick will be presenting at the leading management conference, sharing results of her vision statement development research. Kirkpatrick, S.A. (August, 2016). Toward a Grounded Theory: A Qualitative Study of Vision Statement Development. Anaheim, CA: Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

SAM Presentation (April 2016)

Dr. Kirkpatrick presents findings from her interviews with CEOs and founders. Kirkpatrick, S.A. (April, 2016). One Size Does Not Fit All: A Descriptive Model of Vision Statement Development. Arlington, VA: Society for Advancement of Management Annual Meeting.

Guest lecture at UMBC (Oct 2015)

Dr. Kirkpatrick shares preliminary results of her research on vision statement development. Kirkpatrick, S.A. (October 13, 2015). Vision statements. Guest lecture to University of Maryland at Baltimore County (UMBC) EDUC 689, Advanced Special Topics in Education.