Fred Dorn, PhD

Core Faculty, Dissertation Chair, The Graduate School

fdorn@ncu.eduFred Dorn

Areas of Interest:

  • Organizational behavior in contemporary business environments 
  • Business communications 
  • Strategic management 
  • Industrial and organizational psychology
  • Leadership development and managing change 
  • Principals of management
  • Human resources management in contemporary business organizations 
  • Career management and vocational psychology 
  • Strategic compensation and benefits analysis 
  • Training and development and selection and placement 
  • Entrepreneurship and small business development 
  • Organizational theory and development


  • Ph.D., Iowa State University
  • M.A., New Mexico State University
  • B.S., New Mexico State University

Dissertation: Effects of similar counselor-client sense modality preference on counselor attractiveness

Selected Publications:

  • “CEO Blogs: Credibility Issues,” International Journal of Information Technology and Management (2007)
  • “Authenticity of Managerial Leadership: Barnard’s Seminal Conceptualization,” Journal of Management History (2005)
  • The Social Influence Process in Counseling and Psychotherapy, Charles C. Thomas (1986)
  • Publishing for Professional Development,  Accelerated Development, Inc. (1985)

Professional Experience:

  • Clinical Professor of Management and Psychology, School of Business/ College of Liberal Arts, University of Mississippi
  • Founder, Managing Principal and Management Consultant, Career Management Resources
  • Director, Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program and Associate Professor, Memphis State University