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Chris Kayes' Publications


  1. Elsbach, K. , Kayes, A. B. , & Kayes, D. C. under contract. Contemporary Organizational Behavior in Action. Prentice-Hall. Manuscript due June 2012.
  2. Kayes, D. C. The breakdown and rebuilding of learning in organizations. Oxford University Press. Manuscript due December 2012.
  3. Kayes, D. C. , & Kayes, A. B. 2011. The Learning Advantage: The six practices of learning directed leaders. Palgrave-Macmillan.
  4. Kayes, D. C. 2006. Destructive Goal Pursuit: The Mt. Everest Disaster. Palgrave- Macmillan
  5. Kayes, D. C. 2008. O Desafio Da Lideranca: Aprendendo com o Desastre no Monte Everest. (Trans.) Cynthia Cortes de Barros e Azevedo. Sao Paulo, Brazil: Editora Novo Conceito.


  1. Ameli, P. & Kayes, D. C. 2011. Triple-loop learning in a cross-sector partnership: The DC Central Kitchen partnership. The Learning Organization, 18, 3, 175-188.
  2. Yamazaki, Y. , & Kayes, D. C. 2010. Learning and work satisfaction in Asia: A comparative study of Japanese, Chinese and Malaysian managers. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 21, 12, 2271-2289.
  3. Yamazaki , Y. , Kayes, D. C. 2007. Expatriate learning: Exploring how Japanese managers adapt in the United States The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 18, 8, 1373-1395.
  4. Kayes, D. C. , Stirling, D. , Neilsen, T. 2007. Building Organizational Integrity Business Horizons, 50, 1, 61-70.
  5. Reprinted in Social and Environmental Impact Network. Social Impacts of Business eJournal The Aspen Institute. 7/12/2007
  6. Reprinted in Dansk Indkobs og Logistik Forum Access at:
  7. Kayes, D. C. 2006. Organizational corruption as theodicy Journal of Business Ethics, 67, 51-62.
  8. Kayes, A. B. , Kayes, D. C. ,Yamazaki, Y. 2006. Transferring knowledge across cultures: A learning competencies approach Performance Improvement Quarterly 18, 4, 87-100
  9. Kayes, D. C. , Kayes, A. B. , Yamazaki, Y. 2005. Essential competencies for cross-cultural knowledge absorption Journal of Managerial Psychology 20, 7, 578-589.
    Reprinted in Absorption and Application of Management Knowledge , Gerhard Fink and Nigel Holden (ed.), Emerald Group Publishing.
  10. Kayes, D. C. 2005. Internal validity and reliability of Kolb's Learning Style Inventory version 3 (1999)Journal of Business and Psychology 20, 2, 249-257.
  11. Kayes, D. C. 2005 The destructive pursuit of idealized goals Organizational Dynamics34, 4, 391-401.
    Awarded the most significant contribution to the practice of management in the field of Organizational Behavior. Organizational Behavior Division. Academy of Management. First Time Awarded, 2005.
  12. Kayes, A. B. , Kayes, D. C. , & Kolb, D. A. 2005 Experiential learning in teams Simulation & Gaming 36, 3, 330-354.
  13. Kayes, A. B. , Kayes, D. C. , & Kolb, D. A. 2005. Developing teams using Kolb's Team Learning ExperienceSimulation & Gaming 36, 3, 355-363.
  14. Bailey, J. , Sass, M , Swiercz, P. M. , Seal, C. , & Kayes. D. C. 2005. Teaching with and through teams. Student-written, instructor-facilitated case writing and the signatory code Journal of Management Education, 29, 1, 39-59.
  15. Kayes, D. C. 2004. The 1996 Mt. Everest climbing disaster: The breakdown of learning in teams Human Relations 57, 10, 1236-1284.
    Awarded best paper by editors, 2004
    Most downloaded article, 2005
  16. Yamazaki , Y. , & Kayes, D. C. 2004.An experiential approach to cross-cultural learning: A review and integration of success factors in expatriate adaptationAcademy of Management Learning Education 3, 4, 354-379.
    Lead article, December 2004
  17. Kayes, D. C. & Kayes, A. B. 2003. Management development 'through the looking glass': Management education gone awryJournal of Management Education 27, 6, 694-710.
  18. Kayes, D. C. 2003. Proximal team learning: Lessons from United Flight 93 on 9/11"> Organizational Dynamics 32, 1, 80-92.
  19. Kayes, D. C. 2002. Experiential learning and its critics: Preserving the role of experience in management learning and education Academy of Management Learning and Education 1, 2, 137-149.
    Nominated for Best Paper, AMLE 2002-2003
    Lead article for December 2002
    First accepted peer review article for Journal
  20. Kayes, D. C. 2002. Dilemma at 29,000 feet: An exercise in ethical decision-making based on the 1996 Mt. Everest disaster Journal of Management Education, 26, 3, 307-321.
  21. Druskat, V. U. , & Kayes, D. C. 2000. Learning versus performance in short term project teams Small Group Research, 31, 3, 328-353.


  1. Allen, N. , & Kayes, D. C. (2011). "Leadership development in dynamic and hazardous environment: Company Commander learning through Combat." In Anne Mc Kee & Michael Eraut (Eds.), Learning Trajectories, innovation and identity for professional development. Series: Innovation and Change in Professional Education, Vol. 7. New York: Springer.
  2. Kayes, D. C. (2009). "The problem with performance: Conditions for team learning." In (Eds.) P. Kamur, P. Ramsey, & B. Mackie, Learning and Performance Matters. World Scientific Publishing Company
  3. Kayes, D. C. (2007). "Institutional barriers to experiential learning." In (Eds.) M. Reynolds & R. Vince, Experiential Learning and Management Education Oxford University Press
  4. Kayes, D. C. , & Kayes, A. B. (2006). "Learning style composition in teams: Implications for assessment." In (Eds.) Sims, R. & Sims, E. Learning Styles and Learning: A Key to Meeting the Accountability Demands in Education. Nova Press.
  5. Kayes, D. C. (2004). "The limits and consequences of experience-absent reflection: Implications for learning and organizing." In (Eds.), M. Reynolds & R. Vince, Organizing Reflection Ashgate Publishing
  6. Kayes. D. C. (2002). "Conversational learning in organization and human resource development." In A. Baker, P. Jensen & D. Kolb (Eds.), Conversational learning: An experiential approach to knowledge creationWestport, CT: Quorum Books.
  7. Kayes, D. C. (2002). "Sociological issues in human resource development" In (Eds.), M. Marquardt, UNESCO-sponsored Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems. Human Resources and Their Development
  8. Druskat, V. U. , & Kayes, D. C. (1999). "The antecedents of team competence: Toward a fine-grained model of self-managing team effectiveness." In (Eds.), M. Neale and E. Mannix, Research on Groups and Teams, Vol. 2. JAI Press: Greenwich, CT.


  1. Kayes, A. B. , & Kayes, D. C. (2007). Learning. In (Eds), J. Bailey & S. Clegg. International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies Sage Publications
  2. Kayes, D. C. , & Raelin, J. (2007). Goal setting. In (Eds), J. Bailey & S. Clegg. International Encyclopedia of Organization StudiesSage Publications
  3. Kayes, D. C. , & Burnett, G. (2007). Team learning. In (Eds), J. Bailey & S. Clegg.International Encyclopedia of Organization StudiesSage Publications
  4. Kayes, D. C. (2007). Lacanian Psychoanalysis. In (Eds), J. Bailey & S. Clegg. International Encyclopedia of Organization StudiesSage Publications
  5. Bailey, J. , & Kayes, D. C. (2005). Learning, individual. In (Eds.), Nigel Nicholson, Pino G. Audia, & Madan M. Pillutla. The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management, 2nd Ed. Vol. XI. London: Blackwell, pp. 213-215.

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