Kerrie Fleming

B.Comm, MBS, PhD

Kerrie is head of the leadership and people faculty group at Ashridge, director of the leadership research center and a practicing member of faculty specializing in leadership development with a particular expertise in leader emotional intelligence (EI) and its practical application for individuals and organizations. She has taught in a number of universities and has designed and delivered customized, MBA and open leadership programs to the British Foreign Office, the Emirate Government office as well as the financial, automotive, pharmaceutical, and banking industries. Kerrie has previously worked in the areas of strategic acquisition management, account management and customer service with Kerry Group plc.

Before joining Ashridge, Kerrie worked in the areas of strategic acquisition management, account management and customer service with Kerry Group. Previously, she taught strategy, management, economics and marketing with the University of Limerick and the National University of Ireland.

Kerrie studied at University College Cork, the National University of Ireland, and Dublin City University, where her Doctorate examined the effects of leader emotional intelligence on innovation in organisations. Kerrie is an accredited member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a qualified psychometric assessor.

Kerrie Fleming

Publications

Inspiring Leadership

Delves, R. & Fleming, K. (Eds.)(Forthcoming) Inspiring Leadership. London, Bloomsbury

The leader's guide to emotional agility

Fleming, K. (forthcoming 2015) The leader's guide to emotional agility. Pearson, FT: London

Managing stakeholder emotion: A study of architectural practices

Fleming, K. (2015) 'Managing stakeholder emotion: A study of architectural practices'. Presentation to the 17th European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP). Oslo, 20-23 May

Developing leader intelligence

Fleming, K. and Olivier, S. (2015) 'Developing Leader Intelligence: transitioning from ego to eco intelligence'. Presentation to the 7th Developing Leadership Capacity Conference (DLCC). Henley Business School, 15-16 July

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

Caruso, D., Fleming, K., and Spector, E. (2014) 'Emotional Intelligence and Leadership' in Goethals, G., Kramer, R., and Messick, D. (eds) Conceptions of Leadership: Enduring Ideas and Emerging Insights. New York: Palgrave

Getting in touch with your emotions

Fleming, K. (2014) Getting in touch with your emotions. Edge (Leadership and Management Institute Magazine), Jan-Feb 2014

Stress in Business and the nature of leadership

Fleming, K. (2014) 'Stress in Business and the nature of leadership' Free Thinking, BBC Radio 3. 29 May

How to use emotion to motivate a team

Fleming, K. (2013) 'How to use emotion to motivate a team'. Public Finance Magazine, September 2013

The Ashridge Mayer Salovey Caruso Emotional Intelligence (MSCEIT) report learning guide

The Ashridge Mayer Salovey Caruso Emotional Intelligence (MSCEIT) report learning guide

Emotional Intelligence and Entrepreneurs

Emotional Intelligence and Entrepreneurs, The Business Show, Radio Verulam. 25 August 2013

Emotional Intelligence and its application in organisations

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Conference, Ashridge Business Schools, Herts, UK. May 29-31 2013

The effects of Emotional Intelligence on Innovation

Fleming, K., Flood, P. & Bosak, J. (2011) The effects of Emotional Intelligence on Innovation, British Academy of Management Conference, Aston University, Birmingham, 15 - 17 September

Emotional Intelligence and its measures

Fleming, K. (2011) Emotional Intelligence and its measures, Cross Disciplinary Seminar, Research Cluster in Emotions in Society, University of Limerick, 29 April

McDonalds and Globalisation

Fleming, K. (2011) McDonalds and Globalisation, Case Study, In Cunningham, J. & Harney, B. (eds) Strategy and the Strategist, Oxford University Press, London

Putting the emotion into strategy

Fleming, K. & Flood, P. (2010) Putting the emotion into strategy, Irish Academy of Management Conference, University College Cork, 1 - 3 September

The role of emotional intelligence in business

O'Sullivan, K. & Flood, P. (2009) The role of emotional intelligence in business, International Society of Research in Emotions ISRE, University of Leuven, Belgium, 6-8 August

Strategy Practice in a globally diversified Food MNC

O'Sullivan, K. & Cunningham, J. (2008) Strategy Practice in a globally diversified Food MNC, Irish Business Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1

Strategy Practice in a diversified Global Food MNC

O'Sullivan, K. & J. Cunningham (2007) Strategy Practice in a diversified Global Food MNC, Strategic Management Society, 27th Annual International Conference, San Diego, CA, USA. 14-17 October