Job Title : Research Fellow

Management Domain
Human Resource Management
People Management & Leadership

Expert in
Leadership and Managerial Effectiveness
Issue Selling
Self-Management
Feedback-Seeking Behavior
Organisational Change

Profile

Susan Ashford is a research fellow at Vlerick Business School and Professor of Management and Organization at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, US. Sue received her MS and Ph.D. degrees from Northwestern University and taught at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College prior to joining Michigan. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Management and teaches in the areas of leadership, organizational behaviour, and negotiation. She has held different leadership positions at the Ross School of Business, including: Senior Associate Dean (1998-2002), Associate Dean for Leadership Development and the EMBA (2005-2009) and Academic Director for the EMBA (2002-2012). Her current research interests include leadership and managerial effectiveness, issue selling, self-management and organizational change. Her research has been published in a variety of outlets, such as the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, and Journal of Applied Psychology.

Below you can find a selection of publications from Susan Ashford. You can consult her full CV via this link.

 

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.

  • 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 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.

Book Chapters

  • 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.

Conference Presentations

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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 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 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.  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. Feedback-seeking behavior in organizations: symposium. 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. 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.

Conference Proceedings

Research reports

Vlerick working papers

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2008. From trait and context to creativity at work: feedback-seeking behavior as a self-regulation strategy for creative performance. 2008/14 (43p.).

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. De Luque M.F.S.  2008. How is feedback-seeking behavior interpreted? The influence of feedback-seeking pattern and feedback source's characteristics on impression formation and performance evaluations. 2008/11 (38p.).