Kent A. Williams
- Leadership studies
- Corporate social responsibility
- Experiential learning
- BComm (Dalhousie University)
- MA, Leadership (Royal Roads University)
- DSocSci (Royal Roads University)
Professor Williams’ research interests include complexity and enabling leadership capacity that imbues critical and resilient thinking. He is interested in exploring holding environments that strip away cultural coding and expose the genetic coding of the authentic self, connecting individuals and collectives in networks and systems thinking perspectives. This includes understandings of social-ecological systems that encompass fairness, prosperity and sustainability.
- Linking ethical leadership and ethical climate to employees’ ethical behavior: The moderating role of person-organization fit. Al Halbusi, H., Williams, K.A., Ramayah, T., Aldieri, L., Vinci, C.P. Personnel Review, forthcoming (2020)
- Does ethical leadership enhance employee ethical behavior? Leader moral attentiveness, climate, and justice perceptions—Evidence from Iraq. Al Halbusi, H., Tang, T.L-P., Williams, K.A., Ramayah, T. Business Ethics: A European Review, forthcoming (2020)
- Examining the impact of ethical leadership and organizational justice on employees’ ethical behavior: Does person-organization fit play a role? Al Halbusi, H., Williams, K.A., Mansoor, H.O., Hassan, M.S., Hamid, F.A.H. Ethics and Behavior 30(7), 514-532 (2020)
Selected Awards and Honours
- 2015 Irving K. Barber One World International Scholarship. Award supported international scholarship experience that developed language acquisition and cultural cohesion.
- 2015 TD Environmental Sustainability Scholarship. Award recognized research contributions to sustainable approaches in leadership and organizational development.
- COMM 2310 Busiiness Ethics & Corporate Responsibility