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.
Sijbom R. Anseel F. Crommelinck M. De Beuckelaer A. De Stobbeleir K. forthcoming. Why seeking feedback from diverse sources may not be sufficient for stimulating creativity: The role of performance dynamism and creative time pressure. Journal of organizational behavior,
Ashford S. Wellman N. deLuque M. De Stobbeleir K. Wolan M. forthcoming. Two roads to effectiveness: CEO feedback seeking, vision articulation, and firm performance. Journal of organizational behavior, : 1-14.
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. 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. 2011. Innovatie dankzij een veilige omgeving en moedige mensen. P&O praktijkblad, 9(4): 17-19.
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. 2010. Is coaching een hype?. HRWorld,
De Stobbeleir K. 2009. Feedback in a brave new world of work. CEO, (2): 56-59.
De Stobbeleir K. 2005. Verwachten managers feedback van ondergeschikten en collega's?. HR Magazine, (Jan): 57-58.
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.
De Stobbeleir K. 2017. The power of learning: the impact of leaders' learning strategies on leader and team effectiveness. Paper presented at 77th Academy of Management (AOM) Conference, August 4-8, Atlanta, United States.
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.
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. 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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. 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. 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.
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.
De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. 2014. The power of peers: antecedents and outcomes of peer feedback seeking behavior. (pp. 1058-1063).
De Stobbeleir K. 2008. Employee proactivity in the feedback context: a study of the causes, mechanisms and consequences of feedback-seeking behavior.
Ashford S. J. De Stobbeleir K. DeLuque M. S. 2007. The impact of feedback-seeking pattern and feedback source's characteristics on impression formation.
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.).
De Stobbeleir K. 2006. A self-determination model of feedback-seeking behavior in organizations. 2006/30
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