Robert Hicks, PhD


Robert Hicks
Clinical Professor, Executive Education
Director, Organizational Behavior & Executive Coaching
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
The development of cognitive frameworks to facilitate the coaching process
Publication: The Process of Highly Effective Coaching: An evidence-based framework (2017)
Publication: Coaching as a Leadership Style: The art and science of coaching conversations for healthcare professionals (2014)


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 F. Hicks, Ph.D., is a Clinical Professor of Organizational Behavior at The University of Texas at Dallas and founding Director of the Organizational Behavior, Coaching, and Consulting program (OBCC) in the Executive Education Department within the Jindal School of Management. His program at UT Dallas provides Graduate Certificates in Executive Coaching, Organizational Consulting, Negotiation and Mediation, Strategic Human Resources, and Transformational Leadership. Dr. Hicks has also developed a Master of Science degree in Leadership and Organizational Development, which has been approved by the UT System and is offered through his program. Additionally, as part of the OBCC program, Dr. Hicks directs an MBA/MS degree partnership with both UT Southwestern and Parkland Health and Hospital System.

Dr. Hicks is a licensed psychologist and holds an appointment as a Faculty Associate in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He also a consultant to the Office of the Dean at UT Southwestern Medical School, where he facilitates the leadership development of chairs of medicine and other senior leaders through the process of executive coaching. His latest books are The Process of Highly Effective Coaching (2017) and Coaching as a Leadership Style (2014).

List of Published Works