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PhD, Organizational Behavior Program

The Miami Herbert Business School offers an organizational behavior specialization for their renowned PhD in Business Program.


The Organizational Behavior PhD program prepares students for distinguished academic careers at major universities through intensive coursework and individualized mentoring. Students work closely with nationally and internationally recognized senior and junior faculty on theoretical and empirical research projects that often place within the top-tier academic journals in the field.

Who's It For?

Students graduating with a PhD in Organizational Behavior from this program have received valuable initial placements at schools including Louisiana State University, San Francisco State University, University of Missouri, and the University of Hong Kong. 

This PhD program is not intended to prepare practitioners or consultants in business. Students with these intentions should seek an MBA.

Program Type

On Campus

Time Commitment
Full Time

Start Date

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Learn More About Our Program

For further information about Miami Herbert's PhD in Business Administration specializing in Organizational Behavior, click here.
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Top Management Researchers

Faculty in the Organizational Behavior area have successfully published their work in all the top-tier journals in the field, including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, and Journal of International Business Studies.
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Research and Teaching

Research emphasis focuses on leadership, power and influence, trust, fairness, mentoring, and research methods—areas in which the faculty are particularly strong and well-known. Our research blends theory and research into the development of effective strategies for managers to better manage business processes and organizations, and achieve the greatest competitive advantage.
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A typical student pursuing the PhD in Organizational Behavior would take the following core courses during the first two years of the program: Organizational Behavior, Individual & Interpersonal Processes, Leadership & Group Processes, Research Methods, Strategic Management, and Social Psychology.

All students in the PhD in Business also complete a core curriculum. Follow the link below for details.

Learn from the Best


Learn with world-class management scholars.
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Chester A. Schriesheim

University Distinguished Professor, Management
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Cecily D. Cooper

Associate Professor, Management
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Terri A. Scandura

Warren C. Johnson Endowed Chair and Professor, Management
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Linda L. Neider

Department Chair and Professor, Management

Meet your Program Coordinator

Dr. Terri Scandura's areas of interest include leadership, mentorship, and applied research methods. From 2007 to 2012, she served as dean of the graduate school of the University. She has been a visiting scholar in Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, China and the United Arab Emirates.

Dr. Scandura has authored or co-authored over two hundred presentations, articles, and book chapters.
Terri Scandura, Warren C. Johnson Endowed Chair and Professor, Management
Terri Scandura, Warren C. Johnson Endowed Chair and Professor of Management, and Program Coordinator 305-284-3746
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