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Scott Hammond

Scott Hammond

Professional Practice Professor

  • Management Department

Contact Information

Office Location:
Uintah Basin Campus
Phone: 801.368.4027

Educational Background

Ph.D., Organizational Communication, University of Utah, 1997
M.S., Organizational Behavior, Brigham Young University, 1987
B.A., Political Science, Brigham Young University, 1984


Scott C. Hammond, PhD is a new clinical professor of management based on the USU Roosevelt Campus. For the last ten years he has been teaching at Utah Valley University. Prior to that he taught at Brigham Young University. He is also on the executive Committee of the Western Academy of Management.

Scott C. Hammond is also an organizational development consultant and specializes in whole systems change processes in scientific, technical and medical organizations. His clients include Alticor (Amway), Monsanto, Searle, Intermountain Health Care, KSL Television (NBC), The National Parks Service, NCS Education, the Los Alamos National Laboratory, The Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, Exxon, General Dynamics, Word Perfect Corporation, The Western States Commission for the Advancement of Women’s Health, The Colorado OBGYN Society, KBYU Television (PBS), General Electric, The North Monteray Unified School District and others.

He holds a masters degree in Organizational Behavior from Brigham Young University and a Ph.D. from the University of Utah. He has published numerous articles on organizational change, leadership and dialogic problem solving. He is currently writing on paradigm change and ideological conflict in culturally complex organizations. This includes applying lost person behavior psychology to organizations. As the author of Lessons of the Lost: Finding Yourself in Work, Life and Wilderness, Hammond is a regular guest in talk radio stations nationwide.

In addition to his professional work, Scott is a volunteer search and rescue worker with Rocky Mountain Rescue Dogs and a member of the National Search and Rescue.

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Professional Interactions

Research Area(s)

Complex problem solving processes; lost person behavior; cross cultural management

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