Vickie is a professionally trained facilitator, presenter, researcher, and intervention specialist. She has over 15 years of industry experience and over a decade of academic experience, having served as a consultant to an array of organizations with regard to marketing and organizational change issues. In addition to consulting, Vickie worked for American Greetings, Liggett-Stashower Advertising, Triad Research (formerly Tactical Decisions Group), and an international market research firm, Ziment, located in New York City. She was President of the Cleveland American Marketing Association (2000-2001) and an active member for nearly a decade. She has conducted hundreds of in-depth interviews and facilitated focus groups, gathering data in order to enhance organizational performance.
Dr. Vickie Coleman Gallagher joined Cleveland State University (CSU) in the fall of 2010 as an Assistant Professor in the Management Department, and was promoted to Associate Professor in fall 2013. She has a doctoral degree in Management (specializing in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management) from Florida State University, a master’s degree in Consumer-Industrial Research from the Department of Psychology at CSU, and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, specializing in Marketing, from the College of Business Administration at CSU. Vickie has taught Organizational Diagnosis Research Methods to Executive Leadership and Organizational Change (ELOC) masters students, Organizational Behavior to doctoral students, as well as Human Resources Management, Organizational Behavior, and Strategic Management to undergraduates. In addition, she teaches Leadership and Organizational Change, Organizational Diagnostics, Human Resources Management, and HR Analytics to Executive MBAs, traditional MBAs and Masters of Labor Relations and Human Resources (MLRHR) students at CSU. Prior to CSU, Vickie taught for three years at Northern Kentucky University, just outside of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Vickie has traveled personally and presented at professional conferences across the globe, to over 20 countries including many parts of Europe, as well as South Africa, Chile, Singapore, China, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. In addition, Vickie has presented dozens of academic papers in several research areas, including the stressors and career paths of refugees, sustainability and the role of HR, social influence, political skill, person-organizational fit, and workplace stressors (e.g., job tension, conflict, workplace politics, psychological contract violations, abusive supervision). She has over 20 publications and book chapters, and her work is published in the Journal of Management, Personality and Individual Differences, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Business and Psychology, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Journal of Managerial Issues, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Labor Studies Journal, International Journal of Social and Organizational
Dynamics in Information Technology, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, Career Development International, and Southern Business Review.