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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.
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
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If the Employee Fits, Hire Her
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...