Pierce graduated from Davidson College with a B.A. in 1963. After a three-year tour of duty with the U.S. Army, he completed his Ph.D. in 1971 at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. An organizational consultant for 40 years, he currently is Director of Research at the Center for Applied Cognitive Studies, Charlotte NC. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences, and the Carolinas Organization Development Network. Books include The Owner's Manual for the Brain (2006; 3rd edition), The Owner's Manual for Personality at Work (2000), Professional Manual for the WorkPlace Big Five ProFile (2001), and Professional Manual for the SchoolPlace Big Five ProFile (2007). He has taught Organization Development at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Queens College (Charlotte), and Pfeiffer University (Charlotte campus). Interests include chamber and choral music, crafts, and camping.
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Interviews with Pierce Howard»See all
What do you do with a conflict-prone employee? Pierce and Jane Howard joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how to redeem a conflict-prone employee, as well as how to avoid hiring such a prospective employee.
How personality impacts your conflict tendencies. Pierce and Jane Howard joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the influences that personality has on creating and resolving conflict, and how employers can know this in advance of hiring.
How good are you at resolving a conflict? Pierce and Jane Howard joins Jim Blasingame to offer a conflict resolution practice that cuts to the heart of the tension in a conflict,