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Doug Dierking - The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business. Austin, TX, US

Doug Dierking Doug Dierking

Assistant Department Chair, Department of Management | The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business


Developing and using negotiation and leadership skills and leading teams effectively in the 21st century


Areas of Expertise (9)

Organizational Behaviour Organizational Culture Organizational Change and Design Organizational Learning and Change Human Resource Management Leadership Management Science Workplace Environment Negotiations


Doug Dierking's work focuses on the measurement, change, and management of organizational cultures, as well as the development of sustainable leadership and negotiation practices.

He teaches BBA, MBA, and Executive Education courses on topics related to negotiation, leadership, organizational behavior, and management and staff development.

He has recently addressed such topics as workplace psychology during downturns and managing across generations.





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Education (3)

The University of Texas at Austin: Ph.D., Educational Psychology 1997

University of Missouri - Columbia: M.Ed., Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling 1979

Central Missouri State University: B.S., Psychology 1978

Media Appearances (3)

If the Employee Fits, Hire Her

YouthToday  online


Anyone who’s ever managed employees knows the challenge of finding the right employee for the job. When a hire doesn’t work out, it costs money, time, morale and sometimes even the organization’s reputation. Nonprofits must look beyond a match of relevant knowledge and skill and screen for “fit,” the degree to which a prospective employee’s values and vision match an organization’s...

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8 Practical Negotiation Tips from McCombs Lecturer, Doug Dierking

McCombs Today  online


Dierking focuses on 8 useful tips for everyday negotiation.

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Job Well Done: Asking For It

McCombs Today  online


To combat the reluctance people have to ask for things, even things they are really entitled to, Dierking and other teachers of the popular Art and Science of Negotiation class at McCombs have developed an assignment that encourages students to start negotiating—in the real world.

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