Areas of Expertise
C. Brooklyn (Brooke) Derr is currently a private consultant. His special areas of interest are management development, career development, work-family issues, conflict management, internationalizing top management, and organizational development. He is currently conducting studies on cross-cultural career orientations and leadership development. He teaches international human resource management, global leadership, and work-life balance.
Brooke has been a consultant and executive education teacher to international corporations and government organizations around the world, chiefly in the areas of career and management development, high-potential management, internationalizing managers, and conflict management. Some of these organizations include the LG Group (Korea), Schindler, Generali Insurance, Groupe Totale, Zurich Insurance, Kodak (Europe), Johnson & Johnson (Europe), Pioneer, Warner Lambert, Beckton-Dickinson, Texas Instruments, the World Bank, the U.S. Navy and Salt Lake City Corporation.
Brooke has extensive experience as a professor having taught at EM Lyon, France; the International Institute of Management Development (IMD), Lausanne, Switzerland; INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France; the University of Utah, Harvard University, UCLA, the Naval Postgraduate School, and as the Staheli Professor of International Human Resource Management at the Marriott School of Management at BYU where he remains an emeritus professor.
Brooke is American and speaks French. He graduated in political science with honors from the University of California at Berkeley and took his doctorate in organizational behavior from Harvard University.