Katleen De Stobbeleir

Katleen is Professor in Human Resources Management & Leadership at Vlerick Business School. She teaches leadership, professional management skills and feedback skills in the open enrolment and customised programmes at Vlerick. Her audiencesrange from Masters students, junior managers and middle managers to HR professionals, engineers and medical doctors. She is also involved in the Research Centre on Coaching, a centre that develops tools and conducts applied research on leadership trends and coaching. One of the instruments developed in the centre is a 360° Feedback Instrument. Her research has been published in several international journals and books and she is also one of the few Belgians who was able to publish her work in the renowned Academy of Management Journal. Furthermore, she is an executive coach and a certified consultant in Investors in People and Great Place to Work.

Job Title : Associate Professor

Management Domain
People Management & Leadership
Human Resource Management

Expert in
Human Resource Management
Creativity
Coaching
Learning, Training & Development
Feedback
Performance Appraisal

Profile

Katleen is an Associate Professor in Leadership and Coaching at Vlerick Business School. She is also the head of a centre that specializes in monitoring leadership trends and the development of innovative leadership & coaching tools. Her specific areas of expertise include inclusive leadership, managing leadership (and career) transitions, leadership development, coaching, and building a feedback climate.  Her audiences range from Masters students to senior managers and executive committees, from HR professionals to engineers and medical doctors. One of the instruments she and her team developed is a 360° Feedback Instrument, which is not only applied in Vlerick’s open enrolment offering, but also by various companies. Her research has been published in several international journals and books and she is also one of the few Belgians who was able to publish her work in the renowned Academy of Management Journal. Furthermore, she is an executive coach and a consultant, supporting organizations in the development of leadership development tracks.

 

Publications

Articles in refereed journals with impact

  • Ashford S. De Stobbeleir K. Nujella M.  2016. To seek or not to seek: Is that the only question? Recent developments in feedback-seeking literature. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 3: 213-239.

  • Caniels M. De Stobbeleir K. De Clippeleer I.  2014. The antecedents of creativity revisited: a process perspective. Creativity and Innovation Management, 23(2): 96-110.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2011. Self-regulation of creativity at work: the role of feedback-seeking behavior in creative performance. Academy of Management Journal, 54(4): 811-831.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. DeLuque M. S.  2010. Proactivity with image in mind: how employee and manager characteristics affect evaluations of proactive behaviors. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 83(2): 347-369.

  • De Vos A. De Stobbeleir K. Meganck A.  2009. The relationship between career-related antecedents and graduates' anticipatory psychological contracts. Journal of Business and Psychology, 24(3): 289-298.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. De Luque M.F.S. Buyens D.  2009. Hoe interpreteren leidinggevenden het feedback-zoekende gedrag van hun medewerkers?. Gedrag en Organisatie. Tijdschrift voor Sociale, Economische, Arbeids- en Organisatiepsychologie, 22(1): 23-40.

Articles in other (un)refereed journals

  • Bellens K. Delcour F. Davidson T. De Stobbeleir K.  2012. Een positief leerklimaat in organisaties. Over.Werk, (1): 94-104.

  • Cools E. De Stobbeleir K. Bellens K. Buyens D.  2012. Exploring the influence of cognitive styles on people’s feedback-seeking patterns: what can educational practice learn from workplace contexts. Reflecting education, 8(1): 94-113.

  • De Stobbeleir K.  2011. Want creativiteit heeft zuurstof nodig: hoe organisaties creativiteit kunnen stimuleren of afremmen. P&O praktijkblad, 9(2): 9-13.

  • De Stobbeleir K.  2011. Innovatie dankzij een veilige omgeving en moedige mensen. P&O praktijkblad, 9(4): 17-19.

  • De Stobbeleir K.  2010. Is coaching een hype?. HRWorld,

  • De Clippeleer I. De Stobbeleir K.  2010. Creativiteit in organisaties: zes ingrediënten die bijdragen aan het succesverhaal. Over.Werk, 20(2): 125-130.

  • De Stobbeleir K.  2009. Feedback in a brave new world of work. CEO, (2): 56-59.

  • De Stobbeleir K. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2006. Maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemen in Vlaanderen: mainstream?. Over.Werk, (1-2): 190-194.

  • De Stobbeleir K.  2005. Verwachten managers feedback van ondergeschikten en collega's?. HR Magazine, (Jan): 57-58.

Book Chapters

  • De Stobbeleir K.  2014. De lerende organisatie herbekeken. In: Vlor V. Ed. Blijven leren: de toekomst - Volwassenen stimuleren om te leren (pp. 73-82). Acco.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S.  2013. Feedback-Seeking behavior in organizations. Research, theory and implications. In: Sutton R. Hornsey M. Douglas K. Feedback. The communication of praise, criticism and advice

  • Ashford S. De Stobbeleir K.  2012. Feedback, goal-setting and task performance revisited. In: Locke E. Latham G. Ed. New developments in goal setting and taks performance (pp. 51-64).

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S.  2012. Feedback-seeking behavior in organizations: research, theory and implications. In: Sutton R. Hornsey M. Douglas K. Ed. Feedback. The communication of praise, criticism and advice (pp. 247-261). Peter Lang Internat Academic Publishers.

  • Buyens D. De Stobbeleir K.  2003. Managen in moeilijke tijden: HR mee betrekken in de strategie. In: Ed. Jaarboek Personeelsbeleid in België (pp. 96-98). Nieuwe Media Groep.

Books

Conference Presentations

  • Guillén L. De Stobbeleir K. Melsens D.  2015. The Bright and Dark Sides of Leadership Motivation: How a Leader’s Motivation to Lead Impacts Followers’ Perceptions of the Leader’s Effectiveness. Paper presented at 9th International Conference of the Dutch HRM Network, November 12-13, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

  • Canniëls D. De Stobbeleir K. De Clippeleer I. Buyens D. Goedertier F.  2014. How the internal and external employer image affect absenteeism. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 1-5, Philadelphia, United States.

  • Guillén L. De Stobbeleir K.  2014. The bright and the dark side of having a leader identity. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 1-5, Philadelphia, United States.

  • De Stobbeleir K. De Vos A. De Hauw S.  2013. To balance or not to balance? Relating perceptions of work-life balance to leader outcomes (Poster presentation). Paper presented at 73rd Academy of management (AOM) Meeting, August 9-13, Orlando, United States.

  • De Hauw S. De Stobbeleir K. De Vos A.  2013. To balance or not to balance? Relating perceptions of work-life balance to leader outcomes (Poster presentation). Paper presented at 6th seminar on Positive Occupational Health Psychology, September 12-13, Leuven, Belgium.

  • Van Steerthem A. De Stobbeleir K.  2013. Needed: employees taking up responsibility through reflection. Paper presented at 8th international conference of the Dutch HRM Network, November 14-15, Leuven, Belgium.

  • Davidson T. De Stobbeleir K.  2011. Shaping environments conducive to creativity: The role of feedback, autonomy , and self-concordance. Paper presented at 71st Academy of Management annual conference, August 12-16, San Antonio, Texas, United States.

  • Ashford S. deLuque M. Wollan M. Wellman N. De Stobbeleir K.  2011. Seeking from the top: CEO feedback seeking – a boon to firm performance?. Paper presented at 26th Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology Conference (SIOP), April 14-16, Chicago, United States.

  • Davidson T. De Stobbeleir K.  2011. Linking perceptions of the feedback environment to creativity at work: a moderated mediation study. Paper presented at European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, May 25-28, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

  • Davidson T. Bellens K. De Stobbeleir K.  2011. Linking supervisor coaching behavior to follower state goal orientation: A moderated mediation study. Paper presented at 16th Annual Conference of the Education, Learning, Styles & Individual differences Network, June 29-July 1, Antwerp, Belgium.

  • Davidson T. Bellens K. De Stobbeleir K.  2011. Linking supervisor coaching behavior to follower state goal orientation: A moderated mediation study. Paper presented at 15th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), May 25-28, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

  • Peeters E. De Clippeleer I. De Stobbeleir K.  2011. Linking learning goal orientation to creativity at work: the role of employee proactivity. Paper presented at 15th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), May 25-28, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

  • De Vos A. De Hauw S. Willemse I. De Stobbeleir K.  2011. The role of perceived employability in active job search throughout the career.. Paper presented at 71st Academy of Management annual conference, August 12-16, San Antonio, Texas, United States.

  • Remue J. Davidson T. De Stobbeleir K.  2011. The impact of perceived organizational support for learning on state learning orientation: exploring the mediating role of job characteristics and self-confidence in learning. Paper presented at European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, May 25-28, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

  • Claus C. De Clippeleer I. De Stobbeleir K. Dewettinck K.  2011. Antecedents of Creativity: The Differential Impact on the Phases of the Creative Process.. Paper presented at 15th conference of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, May 25-28, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

  • De Stobbeleir K.  2011. From vision to action: the role of leadership structure schemas in managerial effectiveness. Paper presented at Academy of Management conference, August 12, San Antonio,

  • De Stobbeleir K. De Vos A. Goedertier F. Deprez J. De Clippeleer I.  2011. Which employers are trustworthy? The impact of the match between the external and internal employer image on perceived trustworthiness of employers.. Paper presented at 15th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), May 25-28, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

  • De Stobbeleir K. De Clippeleer I. Goedertier F. Buyens D. Deprez J.  2011. In the Eye of the beholder: the impact of the match between the internal and external employer image on employer trustworthiness. Paper presented at 15th conference of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, May 25-28, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2010. Self-regulation of creativity at work: the role of feedback-seeking behavior in creative performance. Paper presented at 70th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 6-10, Montréal, Canada.

  • De Vos A. De Stobbeleir K.  2009. Psychological contract formation and employee turnover during early employment. Paper presented at 24th Annual SIOP Conference, April 2-4, New Orleans, Louisiana,

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2009. Linking empowering leadership to followers'feedback-seeking patterns. Paper presented at 24th Annual SIOP Conference, April 2-4, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2009. The feedback-seeker in his social labyrinth: the mediating role of goals and cooperative norms in linking empowering leadership to feedback-seeking behavior. Paper presented at 14th European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, May 13-16, Santiago de Compostella, Spain.

  • De Clippeleer I. De Stobbeleir K. Dewettinck K. Ashford S. J.  2009. From Creativity to Success: Barriers and Critical Success Factors in the creative process. Paper presented at 6th International Conference of the Dutch HRM Network, November 13-14, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

  • De Clippeleer I. De Stobbeleir K. Dewettinck K. Ashford S. J.  2009. From Creativity to Success: Barriers and Critical Success Factors in the Successful Implementation of Creative Ideas. Paper presented at European Conference on Creativity and Innovation (ECCI XI), October 28-30, Brussels, Belgium.

  • De Clippeleer I. De Stobbeleir K. Dewettinck K.  2009. From creativity to success: the role of the employee proactivity in the creative process. Paper presented at Academy of Management annual conference, August 6-11, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2009. Feedback seeking behavior as a self-regulation strategy for creative performance. Paper presented at 24th Annual SIOP Conference, April 2-4, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2009. Feedback-seeking behavior as a self-regulation strategy for creative performance. Paper presented at 14th European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, May 13-16, Santiago de Compostella, Spain.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. De Luque M.F.S.  2008. Keeping up Appearances: the influence of feedback-seeking pattern and feedback source's characteristics on impression formation and performance evaluations. Paper presented at 13th European Learning Styles Information Network (ELSIN) conference, June 23-25, Ghent, Belgium.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J.  2008. Keeping up Appearances: the Role of Feedback-Seeking Patterns and Implicit Person Theory in Impression Formation. Paper presented at SPSP 2008 Annual Meeting (Society for Personality and Social Psychology), February 6-9, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2008. The feedback-seeker in his social labyrinth: the mediating role of goals and group norms in linking empowering leadership to feedback-seeking behavior. Paper presented at EURAM Conference, May 14-17, Ljubljana & Bled, Slovenia.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2008. The feedback-seeker in his social labyrinth: the mediating role of goals and group norms in linking empowering leadership to feedback-seeking behavior. Paper presented at EGOS conference, July 10-12, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

  • Ashford S. J. De Stobbeleir K. DeLuque M. S.  2007. The impact of feedback-seeking pattern and feedback source's characteristics on impression formation. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 3-8, Philadelphia, United States.

  • Ashford S. J. De Stobbeleir K. DeLuque M. S.  2007. Feedback-seeking behavior in organizations: symposium. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 3-8, Philadelphia, United States.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2006. A self-determination model of feedback-seeking behavior in organizations. Paper presented at 21st Workshop on Strategic Human Resources Management, March 30-31, Aston, United Kingdom.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2005. Feedback-seeking behavior in organizations. Paper presented at Conference 'The value of HRM?! Optimising the architecture of HRM', November 3-5, Twente, the Netherlands.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2005. Feedback seeking behavior in organizations: a study on the antecedents and impact on employee performance. Paper presented at 12th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 12-15, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2003. The importance of leader-member relations in the workplace. 

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2003. The added value of the human resources department in hard times. Paper presented at 11th European Congress on Work and Organisational Psychology, May 14-17, Lisboa, Portugal.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2003. Work Climate in Europe. Paper presented at European Conference Work Climate in Europe,

Conference Proceedings

Doctoral dissertation

  • De Stobbeleir K.  2008. Employee proactivity in the feedback context: a study of the causes, mechanisms and consequences of feedback-seeking behavior. 

Research reports

Vlerick working papers