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Doug Dierking

Doug Dierking

Distinguished Senior Lecturer, Department of Management
Assistant Department Chair, Department of Management

  • Ph.D, The University of Texas at Austin
  • MEd, University of Missouri
  • BS, Central Missouri State University

Dr. Dierking is a Distinguished Senior Lecturer and the Assistant Department Chair in the Management Department at the McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin. He teaches graduate courses in sustainable leadership, leading people and organizations, creating and managing human capital and the art and science of negotiation. At the undergraduate level, he teaches courses in the art and science of negotiation, consulting, and change management and organizational behavior. He has been teaching at the university for over fifteen years. Dr. Dierking’s research interests include organizational culture, effective employee on-boarding and retention practices, leadership development and succession planning.

Professor Dierking’s excellence in teaching has been recognized numerous times, most recently with the Fawn and Vijay Mahajan Teaching Excellence Award for Executive Education, 2014 and on the McCombs School of Business Graduate Business Council Faculty Honor Roll, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, and 2007; Texas Evening MBA Outstanding Professor Award, 2010 and Texas Evening MBA Faculty Honor Roll 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2007 & 2005; BBA Faculty Honor Roll 2013, 2012; Texas Exes Teaching Award - 2005; Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award – 2005; and Hank and Mary Harkins Foundation Award for Effective Teaching – 2005.

In addition to teaching at the University of Texas, Dr. Dierking is very active in the corporate and public sectors. He has worked extensively with Royal Dutch Shell internationally to develop and deliver training in leading project teams, particularly geographically dispersed or virtual teams for project engineers. He has provided training and consulting in the areas of negotiation, leadership, recruiting, on-boarding and retaining high performance talent, executive coaching and change management to a wide variety of companies such as Ecopetrol, Sinopec, Petrobras, Polycom, BBVA, Gulf States Toyota, Texas Instruments, Dell, Motorola and Emerson Electric (Fisher-Rosemount), as well as numerous smaller organizations.

Dr. Dierking currently serves on the Advisory Board of Directors of a large non-profit organization (Past-President) and has served on several community boards.