Scott DeRue

Scott DeRue

  • Edward J. Frey Dean of Business
  • Stephen M. Ross Professor of Business
Education
  • PhD Michigan State University 2007
  • BBA University of North Carolina 1999

Contact Information

Phone
(734) 763-6820
Email
Room
Dean's Suite (R2420)
Research

Scott DeRue is the Edward J. Frey Dean of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He is also the Stephen M. Ross Professor of Business.

Scott joined Michigan Ross in 2007, taking on multiple leadership roles across the school over time. Prior to his deanship, DeRue served as the associate dean for Executive Education, professor of management, director of the Sanger Leadership Center, and faculty director of the Emerging Leaders Program.
 

Scott has been named among the 50 most influential business professors in the world for his work on leadership, team performance, talent management, and organizational transformation. His book Experience-driven Leader Development provides organizations with the strategies and tactics for developing leadership talent in the new world of work, and his award-winning research has been published in top academic journals. Scott’s work is frequently featured in the media, and he often speaks and consults for organizations that span five continents, including Fortune 100 companies, startups, championship-winning sports teams, and government agencies.

Scott currently serves as a director of Equinox, trustee of the Conference Board, and chairman of the William Davidson Institute, a nonprofit focused on economic and business development in emerging economies. He is also a Managing Partner at Rabun Group, an investment firm, and Chibor Angels, a venture capital investment group.

Scott is an accomplished adventurer and mountaineer, with successful summits of mountains such as Everest, Denali and Aconcagua, the tallest mountain in the Southern and Western Hemispheres. He has also led University of Michigan students and alumni to the highest point in Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Earlier in his career, Scott worked in private equity and management consulting. He received his PhD in management from Michigan State University, where he was awarded a University Distinguished Fellowship. He also earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Leadership development: A review and agenda for future research.

Authors
DeRue, D. S., & Myers, C. G.
Published Date
2014

Source

Oxford University Press
Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations
D. V. Day

The opponent process theory of leadership succession

Authors
Hollenbeck, J.R., DeRue, D.S., & Nahrgang, J.D.
Published Date
2014

Source

Organizational Psychology Review
Volume: 
2014
Issue: 
May
Pages: 
1-31

The riddle of heterarchy: Power transitions in cross-functional teams.

Authors
Aime, F., Humphrey, S., DeRue, D.S., & Paul, J.
Published Date
2014

Source

Academy of Management Journal
Volume: 
57
Issue: 
2
Pages: 
327-352

Developing Adaptive Leaders for Turbulent Times: The Michigan Model of Leadership

Authors
DeRue, D.S., Spreitzer, G., Flanagan, B. & Allen, B.
Published Date
2013

Source

European Business Review
Volume: 
May-June
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
57-61

Functional versus dysfunctional team change: The role of problem diagnosis and external interventions for self-managed teams.

Authors
Johnson, M.D., Hollenbeck, J.R., DeRue, D.S., Barnes, C.M., & Jundt, D.
Published Date
2013

Source

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
Volume: 
122
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
1-11

Goal setting in teams: The impact of learning and performance goals on process and performance.

Authors
Nahrgang, J.D., DeRue, D.S., Hollenbeck, J.R., Spitzmuller, M., Jundt, D.K. & Ilgen, D.R.
Published Date
2013

Source

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
Volume: 
122
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
12-21

Leading teams when lives are at stake

Authors
DeRue, D.S. & Morton, D.
Published Date
2013

Source

Harvard Business Review
Volume: 
*
Issue: 
*
Pages: 
Online

A quasi-experimental study of after-event reviews and leadership development

Authors
DeRue, D. S., Nahrgang, J. D., Hollenbeck, J. R., & Workman, K.
Published Date
2012

Source

Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume: 
97
Issue: 
5
Pages: 
997-1015

Developing as a leader: The power of mindful engagement

Authors
Ashford, S. J. & DeRue, D. S.
Published Date
2012

Source

Organizational Dynamics
Volume: 
41
Issue: 
2
Pages: 
146-154

Does power corrupt or enable? When and why power facilitates self-interested behavior

Authors
DeCelles, K. A., DeRue, D. S., Margolis, J. D., & Ceranic, T. L.
Published Date
2012

Source

Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume: 
97
Issue: 
3
Pages: 
681-689

Learning agility: In search of conceptual clarity and theoretical grounding

Authors
DeRue, D. S., Ashford, S. J., & Myers, C. G.
Published Date
2012

Source

Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice
Volume: 
5
Issue: 
2012
Pages: 
258-279

Learning Agility: Many Questions, a Few Answers, and a Path Forward.

Authors
DeRue, D.S., Ashford, S.J., & Myers, C.G.
Published Date
2012

Source

Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice
Volume: 
5
Issue: 
3
Pages: 
316-322

Adaptive leadership theory: Leading and following as a complex adaptive process

Authors
DeRue, D. S.
Published Date
2011

Source

Research in Organizational Behavior
Volume: 
31
Issue: 
2011
Pages: 
125-150

Teaching leadership: Issues and insights

Authors
DeRue, D. S., Sitkin, S. B., & Podolny, J. M.
Published Date
2011

Source

Academy of Management Learning & Education
Volume: 
10
Issue: 
3
Pages: 
369-372
Authors
Sytch, M. & DeRue, D. S.
Published Date
2010

Source

Harvard Business Review
Volume: 
*
Issue: 
*
Pages: 
Online

Efficacy dispersion in teams: Moving beyond agreement and aggregation

Authors
DeRue, D. S., Hollenbeck, J. R., Ilgen, D. R., & Feltz, D.
Published Date
2010

Source

Personnel Psychology
Volume: 
63
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
1-40

Five Steps to Addressing the Leadership Talent Shortage

Authors
DeRue, D. S. & Ashford, S. J.
Published Date
2010

Source

Harvard Business Review
Volume: 
*
Issue: 
*
Pages: 
Online

Leadership -- It's (Much) More Than a Position

Authors
Ashford, S. J. & DeRue, D. S.
Published Date
2010

Source

Harvard Business Review
Volume: 
*
Issue: 
*
Pages: 
Online

Developing leaders via experience: The role of developmental challenge, learning orientation, and feedback

Authors
DeRue, D. S. & Wellman, N.
Published Date
2009

Source

Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume: 
94
Issue: 
4
Pages: 
859-875

When is straightforwardness a liability in negotiations? The role of integrative potential and power

Authors
DeRue, D. S., Conlon, D. E., Moon, H., & Willaby, H. W.
Published Date
2009

Source

Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume: 
94
Issue: 
4
Pages: 
1032-1047

The Lessons of Experience Field Book: Strategies and Tools for Experience-based Leadership Development.

Authors
McCauley, C.D., DeRue, D.S., Yost, P. & Taylor, S.
Published Date
2013

Source

Jossey-Bass/Wiley
Ross Thought In Action
Dean Scott DeRue highlights innovations at Michigan Ross and explains how educators can best prepare students for the modern business world.

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