We regularly publish articles in professional and news publications.  Below are some of the latest publications.

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

Kirkpatrick, S.A. (March 2017). Understanding the role of vision, mission, and values in the HPT Model. Performance Improvement Quarterly.

Kirkpatrick, S.A. (Nov 2016). Vision statement: Out of fashion or back in style? Realizing Leadership, 48, 25-32.

Kirkpatrick, S. (2016). The vision statement development cycle: Lessons from CEOs. The CEO Refresher.

Kirkpatrick, S. (Dec 22, 2013). Three easy tips for upgrading your company vision statement. Chiefexecutive.net.

Kirkpatrick, S. (Sept 2013). Putting the vision statement into action: Tips for employees. Realizing Leadership, 11.

Kirkpatrick, S. (Aug 2013). Putting the vision statement into action: Tips for leaders. Realizing Leadership, 10.

Kirkpatrick, S. (2011). Two crucial but often overlooked rules for creating an inspirational vision statement. The CEO Refresher.

Kirkpatrick, S.A. (2009). Lead through vision and values. In E.A. Locke (Ed.), Handbook of Principles of Organizational Behavior (2nd ed.), Wiley.

Kirkpatrick, S.A. (August 2009). Vision statements can help ensure organizational sustainability: Practical guidelines for formulating vision statements. SAM International Business Conference Proceedings.

Kirkpatrick, S.A. (Oct 2008) How to build a better vision statement. Academic Leadership Journal, 6(4).

Kirkpatrick, S.A. (2004). Visionary leadership theory. In J.M. Burns, G.R. Goethals, & G.J. Sorenson, Encyclopedia of LeadershipGreat Barrington, MA: Sage.

Kirkpatrick, S.A., Wofford, J.C., & Baum, J.R. (2002). Measuring motive imagery contained in the vision statement. Leadership Quarterly, 13, 139-150.

Baum, J.R., Locke, E.A., & Kirkpatrick, S.A. (1998). A longitudinal study of the relation of vision and vision communication to venture growth in entrepreneurial firms. Journal of Applied Psychology, 83, 43-54.

Kirkpatrick, S.A. & Locke, E.A. (1996). Direct and indirect effects of three core charismatic leadership components on performance and attitudes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 81, 36-51.

Locke, E.A., Kirkpatrick, S.A., Wheeler, J., Schneider, J., Niles, K., Goldstein, H., Welsh, K., & Chah, D. (1991). The Essence of Leadership. New York:  Lexington Books.

Kirkpatrick, S.A. & Locke, E.A. (1991). Leadership: Do traits matter? The Academy of Management Executive, 5(2), 48-60.