Vickie Coleman Gallagher, PhD
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 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: Management & Labor
 Office: BU 443
 Phone: 216-687-4711
 Email: V.C.GALLAGHER@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. BU 443, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Organizational Change, Organizational Diagnosis and Employee Opinion Surveys, Sustainability, Stressor-Strain Relationships, Abusive Supervision, Perceptions of Politics, Social Influence, Impression Management, Political Skill, Person-Organization Fit, Psychological Contract Violations, Organizational Identification, Global Human Resources
 
Education:
Ph.D., Management, Florida State University, 2007
M.A., Psychology, Cleveland State University, 1999
B.A., Business Administration, Cleveland State University, 1990
 
Brief Bio:
Dr. Vickie Coleman Gallagher joined CSU in the fall of 2010 as an Assistant Professor in the Management and Labor Relations Department.  She has a PhD in Management (specializing in Organizational Behavior) from Florida State University, a master's degree in Consumer-Industrial Research from the Department of Psychology at Cleveland State University, and a bachelor's degree is in Business Administration specializing in Marketing from the College of Business Administration at Cleveland State University.  Vickie has taught Field Research Methods to Executive MS students, Organizational Change to MBAs and HR graduate students, Organizational Behavior to undergrads and MBAs, Human Resources Management, and Strategic Management & Business Policy.  Prior to CSU, Vickie taught for three years at Northern Kentucky University, just outside of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Prior to seeking her PhD, Vickie spent 15 years in the field of market research.  She served as a consultant to an array of organizations and worked for American Greetings, Liggett-Stashower Advertising, and an international market research firm, Ziment, located in New York City.  Vickie has conducted both qualitative and quantitative studies, including hundreds of in-depth interviews and focus groups.  Prior to conducting organizational research, product categories and topics included health care and pharmaceuticals, consumer products, business-to-business, banking, and telecommunications.

Vickie has conducted and presented academic research in several areas, including sustainability, workplace stress, political behavior, and organizational fit.  Her dissertation explored the consequences of role stressors leading to the use of impression management tactics in the workplace, and her work is published in Journal of Business and Psychology, Personality and Individual Differences, the Journal of Management, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Journal of Managerial Issues, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Labor Studies Journal, and Southern Business Review.
 
Honors and Awards:
AWARDS & GRANTS

-    Community Engagement Grant for $2,500 - Spring 2014 ┬┐ awarded by the Office of Engagement, VP Byron White, and funded by a grant from the Mandel Foundation
o Assist Doctoral students in collecting employee survey data for purposes of helping institutions learn about successes and improve on weaknesses.
o Data to be used for Doctoral academic research and publishing purposes

-    HR Student Advisor of the Year, 2012 - awarded by the Cleveland Chapter of SHRM and ERC honoring HR Excellence in Northeast Ohio

-    University level Grant for $4,328 - Engaged Learning:  CSU Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement: Summer 2011
o TITLE:  A Multi-Level Analysis of Green Business Practices:  Impacting the Bottom Line Through Strategic Human Resources (HR) Practices
o Primary Investigator with Dr. Mary Hrivnak and Dr. Chris Brown Mahoney

-    Monte Ahuja College level Grant for $5,000 - Spring 2012 - Sustainability and HR outcomes

-    Best Paper Nominee, 2010, Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences, An Exploratory Study of Organizing Structures for Post-Implementation ERP.

-    Grant for $3,000 from the Healthcare Industry User Group (HIUG) - with Kevin Gallagher, Principle Investigator - Research entitled :"ERP Post-Implementation Staffing and Structure"

-    Grant for $25,000 from the National Institute for Justice, U.S. Dept. of Justice - with Kevin Gallagher, Principle Investigator. "State of IT Security in 2009"
o  Nation-wide survey of 500+ firms. - Aug. 2008

-    Merit award raises of $2000 from CSU for both 2012 and 2013 academic calendar years.

-    Highly Commended Award, 2008, Emerald LiteratiNetwork, presented at Academy of Management in Anaheim, CA, to authors of paper entitled "When person-organization (mis)fit and (dis)satisfaction lead to turnover:  The moderating role of perceived job mobility".

-    Best Paper Award, 2005, Southern Industrial Relations and Human Resources Conference (SIRHRC), Savannah, GA

-    Dean's List Status, Cleveland State University (1988-1990)

-    Magna Cum Laude, Cleveland State University, Undergraduate Degree (1990)
 
Teaching Areas:
Organizational Behavior PHD seminar (MLR 803)

Concepts, theories, methods of inquiry, and relevant journal articles in leadership, stress, motivation, social influence, etc.


Organizational Development (MLR 605)

Issues involving organizational change and methods for helping organizations adapt to rapidly changing environments; consultative methods and the role of the change agent; methods of organizational assessment; interventions.


Organizational Diagnostics (MLR 603)

Prepared students to conduct a field study within organizations for purposes of organizational change...e.g., survey design, data collection, interviewing, etc.


Organizational Behavior (MLR 321)

Analysis of situations involving individual and group behavior, development of small and large group theory, interpersonal relations, achievement of the goals of the enterprise with and through people as individuals and as groups.


Behavior in Organizations (MGT 300 - NKU)

An overview of general management concepts designed to help students to be able to explain, predict, and influence behavior in organizations through the understanding of   key concepts such as personality theories, motivation, team management, and leadership.  


Field Research Methods (ELOC 620 - NKU)
Executive Leadership and Organizational Change (ELOC) Program

Seminar format graduate level - two weekends in the semester; action learning; a considerable amount of communication via email, in-person, and phone.  Prepared prepare students to engage in organizational diagnosis field research projects. Students learned to design a field research project; conduct an organizational diagnosis starting from entry into the research site, contracting with vendors, and collecting data; and, analyze the field data and create a written-presentation of their analysis and recommendations.


Management in Organizations (MGT 612 - NKU)

This seminar format graduate level class includes weekly readings, mini-cases, and a group project and presentation.  It is designed to develop the students┬┐ understanding of topics such as leadership, emotional intelligence, motivation, teams, organizational culture, diversity, and organizational change.  


Organizational Behavior (MAN 3240), Instructor, FSU

An overview of general management concepts, including individual and group behavior, attitudes and job satisfaction, personality and values, perceptions, motivations, emotions, stress, moods, leadership, power and politics.  


Human Resource Management (MAN 4301), Instructor, FSU  

An overview of strategic HR concepts, including EEO, recruitment, selection, training and development, performance reviews, and labor relations.  


Strategic Management & Business Policy (MAN 4720), Instructor, FSU

An overview of strategic management concepts, including SWOT analysis, competitive strategies, functional strategies, and strategic management in diverse organizations.
 
Professional Affiliations:
Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM National and Cleveland chapters, Member 2011 to present)

Academy of Management (Member 2004 to present)

Southern Management Association (Member 2005 to present)

Midwest Academy of Management (Member 2008 to present)

Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Member 2005 to 2007 & 2010 to present)

Organizational Behavior Teaching Society (Member 2007 to 2010)

Society for Association Executives (Member 2002-2004, Tallahassee, Florida, and National)
- Tallahassee Communications / Media Blitz Committee Chair (2003)

American Marketing Association (AMA), Cleveland Chapter (Member 1989-2001)
- President, Cleveland Professional Chapter (2000-2001)
- Chair, Market Research Seminar (1998-2001)
- Vice President, Membership (1994-1996)
- Consultant and Mentor to Cleveland State University Student Chapter (1990-1994)

American Marketing Association (AMA), Cleveland State University Student Chapter (Member 1988-1990)
- President (1989-1990)
- Vice President Membership (1988-1989)
- Research Committee (1988)
 
Professional Experience:
2002 - 2004 Consultant: Qualitative and quantitative research services for health care and consumer products companies.


2002 - 2004 Vice President: Kerr & Downs Research, Tallahassee, FL
Comprehensive Market Research Firm

Senior manager responsible for process improvement, team-building and coaching junior staff. New business development, project design, and project management. Focus group moderator for qualitative projects and project manager for quantitative projects.


1999 - 2002 Manager / Focus Group Moderator: Ziment, New York, NY
An International Market Research Firm

Promoted to Manager of Client Services in January 2002. Responsible for identifying, proposing, and designing market research projects for core clients (e.g., KeyBank, Amgen, and Schering Corporation) utilizing segmentation, positioning, product development, message and advertising development, pre-post advertising awareness, tracking studies, etc.

RIVA Institute trained focus group moderator concentrating primarily on the complexities of the pharmaceuticals industry; physicians, patients, and hospital-based health-care team participants. Managed highly strategic projects, with annual sales totaling $1.5K; KeyBank, Fort James, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, Amgen, Abbott Laboratories, Eli Lilly, and Schering-Plough.


1997 - 1999 Research Supervisor: Liggett-Stashower, Cleveland, OH
Advertising and Marketing Communications

Managed a staff that led research for existing clients and new business, employing primary and secondary techniques; secondary databases (Simmons and PRIZM), focus group moderating, statistical analysis using SPSS. Clients included Evenflo baby products, CoreCom Communications, Penn Power, Dirt Devil, and Sears Optical.


1994 - 1997 Senior Market Research Analyst: American Greetings, Cleveland, OH

Managed, designed, and analyzed primary and secondary research for corporate and subsidiary products using qualitative and quantitative techniques. As a member of product teams, responsibilities included identifying information needs and making marketing recommendations to Product Management based on research findings. Project highlights: Positioning / Segmentation study for Carlton Cards Canada; Product line extension / new product feasibility studies; Store image studies.


1991 - 1994 Project Director: Triad Research (Formerly Tactical Decisions Group), Cleveland, OH, Full Service Market Research Firm

Responsible for client services: in-person sales, marketing, new product promotions, proposal writing, report writing and the coordination of all field work (national, multiple site studies). Conducted executive interviews, managed focus groups, and authored reports for clients in insurance, health care and financial industries, as well as utility companies and agriculture. Utilized SPSS, SAS, and SurveySystem for data entry and analysis.
 
University Service:
Cleveland State University, Monte Ahuja College of Business (2010 to present)

Faculty Development and Affairs - College level committee (2013 to present)
- Tenure and promotion guidelines, new faculty evaluation criteria, etc.

SHRM - Student Chapter co-advisor with Dr. Tracy Porter
- Advise on event planning, resource management, marketing, leadership development, etc.

University level, Graduation, Convocation, and Assembly Committee (Spring 2011 to present)
- Meet to discuss honorary degrees and other matters relating to graduation.

University level, Undergraduate Student Research committee (Spring 2012 & 2013)
- Meet to discuss and determine awards for +-50 submissions.

University level, Undergraduate Freshman Orientation and Advising (Fall 2012, Spring/Summer 2013, and Fall 2013)

Monte Ahuja College of Business, Endowed Chair in Global Business (Fall 2012 - Spring 2013)

Monte Ahuja College of Business, Steering Committee (Fall 2010 to present)
- Determine composition and procedures for other ad hoc committees.

Monte Ahuja College of Business, Sustainability Advisory Board (Spring 2011 to present)
- Collaborate to discuss research, community relationships, Corporate Sustainability Roundtable speakers, etc.

Department of Management and Labor Relations, Search Committee, Department Chair (August 2010 to February 2011)
- Attend the Academy of Management meetings in Montreal, Canada (Fall 2010), reviewed vitas, and attended campus visits and presentations.


Northern Kentucky University, College of Business (2007-2009)

Department of Management, Search Committee, Human Resources Faculty Member
- Attend the Academy of Management meetings in Chicago, IL (Fall 2009), met with candidates, and attended campus visits and presentations.

Department of Management, Search Committee, Strategy Faculty Member
- Attended Southern Management Association meeting (Fall 2007) to meet with potential candidates and answer questions about Northern Kentucky University.
- Review vitas and meet with committee members to determine candidates for campus visits.
- Attend campus visit presentations and assist in the determination of candidates.

Department of Management, MS in Executive Leadership and Organizational Change (ELOC) MS student admissions committee (Spring/Summer 2008, Spring/Summer 2009)
- Review applications packets and meet with committee members to determine viability of graduate student candidates.

Department of Management, ELOC advisor to graduating MS students, final research projects (Summer 2008)
- Advisor to research proposal, methodology, data collection, and final report for senior summer projects.


Northern Kentucky University, College of Arts and Sciences (2009)

Department of Psychology, Masters Thesis Committee Member for:
- Nicole M. Fugate:  "The Effect of Workload on Strain Outcomes and Attributions: A Test of the Demand Control Model"
- Committee with Kathleen Fuegen (Chair) and W
 
Professional Service:
ACADEMIC COMMUNITY - REVIEWER, DISCUSSANT & SESSION CHAIR ROLES

- Group and Organization Management, 2012 - ad hoc reviewer; 2013- present, editorial board
- American Journal of Business, 2012 to present, ad hoc reviewer
- Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 2012 to present, ad hoc reviewer
- Journal of Managerial Issues, 2012 to present, ad hoc reviewer
- Journal of Managerial Psychology, 2011 to present, ad hoc reviewer
- Journal of Social Psychology, 2011 to present, ad hoc reviewer
- Journal of Organizational and Occupational Psychology, 2007 to present, ad hoc reviewer
- Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 2008 to present, ad hoc reviewer
- Applied Psychology:  An International Review, 2009, ad hoc reviewer

- Academy of Management, 2012, Reviewer and Session Coach
- Southern Management Association, 2012, Discussant
- Midwest Academy of Management, 2012, Reviewer and Discussant
- Academy of Management, 2011, Reviewer and Session Chair
- Southern Management Association, 2011 Reviewer and Discussant
- Academy of Management, 2010, Reviewer and Session Chair
- Southern Management Association, 2009 Reviewer
- Academy of Management, 2009, Reviewer
- Midwest Academy of Management, 2009, Reviewer and Discussant
- Midwest Academy of Management, 2008, Reviewer
- Southern Management Association, 2008, Reviewer
- Academy of Management, 2008, Reviewer and Session Chair
- Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, 2008, Reviewer
- Academy of Management, 2007, Reviewer
- Southern Management Association, 2007, Reviewer and Discussant
- Southern Management Association, 2006, Reviewer and Discussant
- Academy of Management, 2006 Reviewer
- Southern Management Association 2005 Reviewer
- Academy of Management 2005 Reviewer