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Scott DeRue
Faculty Director

D. Scott DeRue is assistant professor of Management and Organizations at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. He serves as faculty director of the Ross Leadership Initiative (RLI) and the Executive Education Emerging Leaders Program.

Scott was named by Poets & Quants and CNN/Fortune as one of the top 40 business school professors under the age of 40. He conducts research and teaches in the areas of leadership and team development, with a particular focus on how leaders and teams learn, adapt, and develop in complex and dynamic environments. His award-winning research has been published in numerous books and research journals, including the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, Research in Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, and Human Resource Management Journal. His work often is featured in such media outlets as Bloomberg, Businessweek, Harvard Business Review, Washington Post, and The New York Times.

Prior to joining the Michigan Ross faculty, Scott served in leadership positions at the Monitor Group and Hinckley Yacht Co. He received his Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his PhD in management from Michigan State University.


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