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Sheri Grotrian-Ryan, M.B.A.
 
Sheri Grotrian

Contact Information:

Office: TJM 245

Office Phone: (402) 872-2420

Email: sgrotrian@peru.edu

 

Office Hours:  
Mondays

9:00-11:00 am

Wednesdays

9:00-11:00 am

Thursdays 10:00-11:00 am

Spring 2014 Course Offerings:

BUS 347 049Y Consumer Behavior (online-term II)

BUS 380 000A Human Resources Management (campus-semester)

BUS 495 000A Business Policy (campus-semester)

BUS 495 049A Business Policy (online-semester)

 

Bio:

Sheri Grotrian-Ryan joined Peru State College in the capacity as the Peru State College Lincoln Center Director in June 2002. During this time, she was also an adjunct instructor for the Peru State College online program. In January 2006, Sheri became full-time faculty in the School of Professional Studies. Presently, Dr. Grotrian-Ryan serves as an Associate Professor of Business and teaches both on campus and online.

 

Dr. Grotrian-Ryan continues to serve as Faculty Advisor of Phi Beta Lambda on the PSC campus. Phi Beta Lambda students continue to excel at both state and national conferences! Sheri has also served as Managing Editor for the Human Resource Development Review journal, a global publication devoted to theoretical manuscripts relating to Human Resource Development. She has also assisted with the National Council of Instructional Administrators’ (NCIA) Program Initiatives.

 

Dr. Grotrian-Ryan completed her Ph.D. at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2012. Her area of emphasis is Educational Leadership in Higher Education with a concentration in Human Resource Development. Her dissertation was entitled, “Mentoring Functions within the American Council on Education (ACE) Fellows Leadership Development Program: A Mixed Methods Study.”

 

Sheri has presented at the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management (IBAM) Conferences, Women in Educational Leadership Conferences, Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) Conferences, Marketing Management Association (MMA) Conferences, Nebraska Career Education Conference, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Student Research Conferences, as well as additional Nebraska State College System Conferences.

 

In addition to duties at Peru State College, Dr. Grotrian-Ryan has also recently consulted with a few local organizations. Sheri has consulted with MDS PharmaServices in Lincoln, Nebraska, working directly with the Global Clinical Training & Development Department. With that work, she assisted with the development and standardization of training programs for their multiple locations: Lincoln, Nebraska; Phoenix, Arizona; Neptune, New Jersey, New Orleans, Louisiana; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Belfast, Ireland; and Hamburg, Germany. Most recently, Dr. Grotrian-Ryan has conducted continuous learning/development training sessions with Nebraska Public Power District/Cooper Nuclear Station employees.

 

Organizations in which Dr. Grotrian-Ryan is a member include the Marketing Management Association, Academy of Human Resource Development and the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management.

 

Dr. Grotrian-Ryan has the following peer-reviewed publications:

“Utilizing Kiva as a Means for Incorporating Service Learning into the Classroom” by Sheri A. Grotrian, H. Kyle Ryan, and Alan Jackson. Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Proceedings, October 2011.

 

“Comparative Dimensions in Generational Adult Development: A Current Perspective” by Sheri A. Grotrian, Mary Goebel-Lundholm, Judy Grotrian, and Kelli Gardner. Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Proceedings, October 2011.

 

"Transforming a Community Service Activity into a Service-Learning Experience: A Single Case Study Approach" by Sheri A. Grotrian, MBA, H. Kyle Ryan, Ph.D., and Mallory Lempka, PSC Undergraduate Student. Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Proceedings, October, 2010.

 

“Inspiring Student Engagement in the Virtual and Campus Classroom.” by Kelli Gardner, Mary Goebel-Lundholm, Judy Grotrian, Sheri Grotrian, Alan Jackson, H. Kyle Ryan, & Ellie Kunkel. Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Proceedings, October 2010.

 

“Dimensions in Generational Adult Development in the African-American Community.”  by Mary Goebel-Lundholm, Judy Grotrian, & Sheri Grotrian. Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Proceedings, October 2010.

 

"Who Needs an Attitude Adjustment? - Understanding and Adapting to Multiple Generations in the Workplace" by Sheri A. Grotrian, MBA, Judy A. Grotrian, Ph.D., and Keiyana M. Arnold, PSC Undergraduate Student. Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Proceedings, October, 2009.

 

"Online Education - Students Speak Out" by Sheri A. Grotrian, MBA, Judy A. Grotrian, Ph.D., and Christy Hutchison, J.D. Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Proceedings, October, 2008.

 

“Conceptualizing Mentoring Functions as Part of Leadership Development in Higher Education” by Sheri A. Grotrian. Academy of Human Resource Development Proceedings, February, 2008.

 

“Three D’s To Successful Online Teaching: Design, Develop, and Deliver" by Sheri A. Knippelmeyer, MBA, Judy A. Grotrian, Ph.D. and Christy Hutchison, J.D. Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Proceedings, October, 2007.

 

“Mentoring as a Development Tool in Higher Education” by Sheri A. Knippelmeyer and Richard J. Torraco. Academy of Human Resource Development Proceedings, March, 2007.

 

“Mentoring in Organizations as Organizational Strategy” by Sheri A. Knippelmeyer. Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Proceedings, October, 2006.

 

 “Bridging the Leadership Gap: Examining the Glass Ceiling” by Sheri A. Knippelmeyer, MBA & Judy A. Grotrian, Ph.D. Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Proceedings, October 2005.

 

“Organizational Development and Change in Universities” by Richard J. Torraco, Richard E. Hoover, and Sheri A. Knippelmeyer. Academy of Human Resource Development Proceedings, February 2005.

 

“Civil Actions Against Dishonest Deliverypersons: The Vicarious Liability Issue” by Bruce M. Batterson, James E. Thomas, and Sheri A. Grotrian. Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Proceedings, October 2002.