Kevin Dickson joined the department in 2004. He is an Associate Professor of Management in the Department of Management and Marketing in the Donald L. Harrison College of Business. Dr. Dickson has a Ph.D. degree in Management from the University of Texas at Austin. He also received a Master of Organizational Behavior and Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University.
He has taught Principles of Management, Human Resource Management, Management Skills, and Improving Team Performance at the undergraduate level. He has also taught Management Communication and Leadership, and Organizational Leadership at the MBA level.
Dr. Dickson’s research has been published in the Journal of Management Inquiry, the Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, the Journal of Management in Engineering, and others. He was awarded a competitive summer research grant from the Provost’s office at Southeast Missouri State. He has presented research at and been a reviewer for the national meetings of the Academy of Management. He received an Outstanding Reviewer Award from the OB Division and served on the division’s Best Competitive Paper Award committee.
He is a member of the Academy of Management, the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, the Society for Human Resource Management, and the Cape Area Personnel Association. Dr. Dickson has traveled with students to Great Britain, Belgium, and France. He also traveled for a short visit to Ribe, Denmark as a visiting professor.
Dr. Dickson received the 2005-2006 Outstanding MBA Teaching Award and the 2006-2007 Donald L. Harrison College of Business Students’ Choice Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is an advisor for the local student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. The chapter has been recognized nationally for the last five years.