Hendrik Sebastiaan Drikus Kriek

Prof. Hendrik Sebastiaan Drikus Kriek is Deputy Dean for Pedagogy and Director of Doctoral programmes at the IEDC-Bled School of Management in Bled, Slovenia. He teaches Leadership, Leading High-Performance teams and Organizational Development courses on diverse PhD, MBA and Coaching programmes. He is the author of five books on teams, the most recent being Team Leadership: Theories, Tools and Techniques (KR publishing, 2018), while his next book The Art of Leading Teams is currently in press.

Drikus consults in the field of Organizational Development and has been involved in team development and management education projects as well as lecturing and leadership development programmes for a wide variety of local and international organizations with projects in Slovenia, Russia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Namibia, Botswana, Ghana, Latvia, The Netherlands and Australia.

He studied Clinical Psychology and was awarded MA (Clin Psych) and MBA degrees, both cum laude, from the Rand Afrikaans University and the University of Stellenbosch respectively. Drikus was awarded a Doctorate by the University of Pretoria and is also a graduate of Yale University in the United States. His article on African Change leaders (with Prof. Stella Nkomo) was selected as the Best Paper of 2011 by the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology (one of the top five in the field).