Robert Hicks, PhD

Clinical Professor
Director, Organizational Behavior and Executive Coaching Program
Executive Education
Email
(972) 883-5900
Education
PhD, University of Southern California, 1978
MSc, University of Southern California, 1976
BA, California State University at Los Angeles, 1971
Courses
Introduction to Executive and Professional Coaching
Coaching in the Business or Organizational Setting
Advanced Coaching Models and Methods
The Science and Practice of Influencing Behavior
Motivational Leadership in Organizations
Current / Recent
Research
Coaching and Mentoring in Healthcare Organizations
Awards and
Recognition
The International Prism Award by the International Coach Federation for excellence in business achievement through coaching as a leadership strategy, 2006
Professional
Organizations
American Psychological Association
Division 13 of the APA: Consulting Psychologists
Society for Psychologists in Management
The International Coach Federation
Biography
Robert Hicks is clinical professor of organizational behavior at The University of Texas at Dallas and founding director of the Organizational Behavior and Executive Coaching program in the School of Management. Dr. Hicks is a licensed psychologist who specializes in industrial and organizational psychology. He also holds an appointment as clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Hicks is also the director of the Master of Science in Management and Administrative Sciences degree program that offers a concentration in healthcare management. This program is offered in partnership with UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for UT Southwestern administrative and clinical faculty leaders. Dr. Hicks regularly contributes articles to physician executive publications. The Organizational Behavior and Executive Coaching program: 1) provides a graduate certificate and academic credit for individuals who wish to coach people in business settings either as an external or an internal coach, or as a coach leader; 2) provides and manages executive coaches for the benefit of the students enrolled in the UT Dallas Executive MBA program; and 3) offers a Master of Science Degree in Management and Administrative Sciences with a concentration in Organizational Behavior and Executive Coaching.