Publications

Personal Bibliography

(updated September 2014)

Published Papers:

Leybourne S. (2002) The Project Management of Change within UK Financial Services: What about Improvisation? Proceedings of PMI Research Conference 2002: PMI – ISBN 1-880410-99-0 Newtown Square, PA

Leybourne S.A. (2006) Managing Improvisation within Change Management: Lessons from UK Financial Services Service Industries Journal 26(1) 73-95

Leybourne S.A. (2006) Managing Change by abandoning Planning and embracing Improvisation Journal of General Management 31(3) 11-29

Leybourne S.A. & Sadler-Smith E. (2006) The Role of Intuition and Improvisation in Project Management Int. Journal of Project Management 24 (6) 483-492

Leybourne S.A. (2006) Improvisation within the Project Management of Strategic Change: Some Observations from UK Financial Services Journal of Change Management 6(4) 365-381

Leybourne S.A. (2007) The Changing Bias of Project Management Research: A Consideration of the Literatures and an Application of Extant Theory Project Management Journal 38(1) 62-73

Leybourne S.A. (2007) Improvisation within Management: Oxymoron, Paradox, or Legitimate Way of Achieving Int. Journal of Management Concepts & Philosophy 2(3) 224-239

Leybourne S.A. (2009) Improvisation and Agile Project Management: A Merging of Two Ideals? Int. Journal of Managing Projects in Business 2(4) 519-535

Leybourne S.A. (2009) Culture and Organisational Improvisation in UK Financial Services Journal of Service Science and Management 2(4) 237-254 This paper was awarded the ODC Division ‘Rupert F. Chisholm Best Theory to Practice Paper Prize at the AoM conference 2006 – Atlanta, GA

Leybourne S.A. (2010) Project Management and High Value Superyacht Projects: An Improvisational and Temporal Perspective Project Management Journal 41(1) 17-27

Unger B., Greiman V.A. & Leybourne S.A. (2010) A Study of Postinvestment Monitoring Practices in Life Science Venture Capital Firms Journal of Transnational Management 15. 3-25 This paper was awarded the Best Paper Award at the 18th World Business Congress, Tbilisi, Georgia

Perry, J., Badger, B., Lean, J. and Leybourne, S. (2010) Taking over the reins: the needs of individuals who purchase small established enterprises International Journal of Entrepreneurship & Innovation 11(1) 57-68.

Leybourne S.A. ‘Improvisation as a way of dealing with Ambiguity and Complexity’ Graziadio Business Report 13(3) online at http://gbr.pepperdine.edu/2010/08/improvisation-as-a-way-of-dealing-with-ambiguity-and-complexity-3/

Leybourne S.A (2011) Steve Leybourne’s Reflections on David Hillson’s Risk Doctor Briefing Journal of Project, Program, and Portfolio Management 2 (1) 8-9

Leybourne S.A (2011) Summary of  Reflections on David Hillson’s Risk Doctor Briefing Journal of Project, Program, and Portfolio Management 2 (1) 1-2

Leybourne S.A., Kanabar V. & Warburton R. (2011) Developing and Teaching of a World-class Online Project Management Curriculum Journal of Project, Program, and Portfolio Management 2(2) 1-19

Leybourne S.A. & Sainter P. (2012) Advancing Project Management: Authenticating the Shift from Process to ”Nuanced” Project-based Management in the Ambidextrous Organization Project Management Journal 43(6): 5-15

Leybourne S.A, Warburton R. & Kanabar V. (2014) Is Project Management the New Management 2.0? Organisational Project Management 1(1): 16-36

 

Recent Conference Papers Presented:

Institute of Management South Wales Branch (2000) – Millennial Management Paper – 1st Place awarded for Leybourne S.A. ‘2025; How will we make our way there, and what skills will we need to do it?’

PMI Research Conference (2002) – SeattleLeybourne S.A. The Project Management of Change within UK Financial Services: What about Improvisation?’

Academy of Management 2003 – Seattle, WA: Leybourne S.A. ‘Managing Improvisation within the Management of Change: Some Lessons from UK Financial Services’ of Management (2003) – Seattle

Academy of Management 2004 – New Orleans, LA: Leybourne S.A. ‘Managing Change or Changing Management: Abandoning Planning and Embracing People within Strategic Implementation’ of Management (2004) – New Orleans

Leybourne S.A. & Sadler-Smith E.‘Going-with-your-Gut: The Role of Intuition and Improvisation in Project Management’

PMI Research Conference 2004 – London – Leybourne S.A. ‘Intuition and Rationality in Project Decision-Making: Thoughts on The Impact on Improvisational Working Practices’

Academy of Management 2005 – Honolulu, HI: Leybourne S.A. ‘Improvising within Management: Oxymoron, Paradox, or Legitimate Way of Achieving?’

PMI Research Conference 2006 – Montreal: Leybourne S.A. ‘The Changing Bias of Project Management Research: A Consideration of the Literatures and an Application of Extant Theory’

Academy of Management 2006 - Atlanta, GA: Leybourne S.A. ‘Culture and ‘Organisational Improvisation: Some Conceptions informed by UK Financial Services’ (awarded Rupert F. Chisholm ‘Best Theory to Practice’ paper award) at Academy of Management conference (2006)

Academy of Management 2007 - Philadelphia, PA: Leybourne S.A. ‘Transformation and Change in the UK Financial Sector: Equipping Employees to cope with Change’

PMI Research Conference 2008 – Warsaw, Poland: Leybourne S.A. ‘Improvisation and Agile Project Management: A Merging of Two Ideals?’

Academy of Management 2008 - Anaheim, CA: Leybourne S.A. ‘Project Management and High Value Superyacht Projects: An Improvisational and Temporal Perspective’ of Management (2008)

PMI Global Congress 2009 – Orlando, FL: Kanabar V., Warburton R.D.H. & Leybourne S.A. ‘Practical Calculation of Delays and Cost Overruns’

PMI Research & Education Conference 2010 – Washington, DC: Leybourne S.A. ‘Classifying Improvisation: Comments on Managing Chaotic Evolution’

PMI Global Congress 2010 – Washington, DC: Leybourne S.A., Kanabar V. & Warburton R.D.H. ‘Understanding and Overcoming Communications Complexity in Projects’

Academy of Management 2011 – San Antonio, TX: Leybourne S.A. “Emotionally Sustainable Change: Two Frameworks to Assist with Transition”

PMI Global Congress 2011 – Dallas, TX: Leybourne S.A. “Improvisation and Project Management: What, When, and How”

PMI Research & Education Conference 2012 – Limerick, Ireland: Leybourne S.A. & Sainter P. Advancing Project Management: Authenticating the Shift from Process to ‘Nuanced’ Project-based Management in the Ambidextrous Organization

Leybourne S.A., Warburton R.D.H. & Kanabar V. Is Project Management the New Management 2.0?

Academy of Management 2012 – Boston, MA: Kennedy M. & Leybourne S.A. “Learning to Improvise, or Improvising to Learn: Knowledge Generation in Project Environments”

PMI Global Congress 2012 – Vancouver, BC, Canada: Leybourne S.A. & Warburton R.D.H. “The Creativity Matrix: Balancing Architectural and Process Creativity”

IRNOP 2013 – Oslo, Norway: Leybourne S.A. & Warburton R.D.H. ”The Creativity Matrix: Balancing Architectural and Process Creativity in Project-based Management”

PMI Global Congress 2013 – New Orleans, LA: Leybourne S.A. “It’s All Up Here: Adaptation and Improvisation Within The Modern Project”