Kelly Grace
Human Resource Management
Assistant Professor
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Biography

Dr. Kelly Grace is the Director of the Fox School’s Online Master of Science in Human Resource Management program.

Grace joined the Fox School in 2017 as an adjunct professor. She previously had served on the faculties of Georgia State University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Texas Christian University. In her pedagogical appointments, Grace has led courses on leadership and organizational management, influence and negotiation, human resources management, talent acquisition, and compensation. She holds professional memberships with the Society for Human Resource Management and the Academy of Management.

She earned her PhD in Organizational Behavior from the University of Florida, where she also achieved her Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration.

Publications

  • Grace, K. The Instructor Interview: A Reliability and Validity Exercise. Under preparation for submission to Management Teaching Review.
  • Willey, S. L., Grace, K.A., Mansfield, N. R., Sherman, P. B. Does the Content of Codes Influence Company Ethics? An Examination of Employee Codes of Conduct of the Fortune 500. Under review at Southern Journal of Business & Ethics.
  • Doneff, A., Grace, K. A. (1995). Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems: A New Way to Resolve Conflict. Atlanta, GA:.
  • Robey, D., Saunders, C., Grace, K. A. (1994). Computerspeak: Message Content and Perceived Appropriateness in an Educational Setting. 22(2).
  • Robey, D., Saunders, C., Grace, K. A. (1994). The Persistence of Status Differentials in Computer Conferencing. 20(4).

Presentations

  • Grace, K. A., Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, “The Use of Fishbowls to Improve the Quantity and Quality of Student Contribution,” Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, Walsh University, North Canton, OH. (June 9, 2016).
  • Grace, K. A., Willey, S. L., Mansfield, N. R., Sherman, P. B., Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, “Does the Content of Codes Influence Company Ethics? An Examination of Employee Codes of Conduct of the Fortune 500,” Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Atlanta. (November 14, 2015).
  • Grace, K. A., Willey, S. L., Mansfield, N. R., Sherman, P. B., Academy of Legal Studies in Business, “Employee Codes of Conduct of the Fortune 500: Does the Code’s Content Influence the Company’s Ethics?” Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Philadelphia. (August 9, 2015).
  • Grace, K. A., Roth, W. A. S., Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, “Blooming Our Learning Objectives in a World with Handheld Libraries,” Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA. (June 19, 2015).
  • Grace, K. A., Employment Law: 2015 Comprehensive Guide, “Monitoring Employees: Privacy Issues and Employer Risks,” National Business Institute, Atlanta, GA. (June 17, 2015).
  • Roth, W. A. S., Grace, K. A., Teaching Professor Conference, “Building Students Digital Discernment Skills,” Teaching Professor, Atlanta. (May 2015).
  • Willey, S. L., Grace, K. A., Mansfield, N. R., Sherman, P. B., Southeast Academy of Legal Studies in Business, “Comparing the Frequency of Ethics and Compliance Terms in Corporate Codes of Conduct,” Southeast Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Savannah, GA. (November 14, 2014).
  • Willey, S. L., Grace, K. A., Mansfield, N. R., Sherman, P. B., Academy of Legal Studies in Business, “Language of the Codes: Comparing the Frequency of Ethics and Compliance Terms in Corporate Codes of Conduct,” Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Seattle, Washington. (August 2014).
  • Grace, K. A., Human Resources Law from A to Z, “Current Issues in Human Resources: Wellness Programs,” National Business Institute, Atlanta, GA. (August 2014).
  • Grace, K. A., Organizational Behavior & Teaching Conference, “Teaching the Hard Stuff: A Reliability and Validity Exercise,” Organizational Behavior & Teaching Society, Vanderbilt University. (June 2014).
  • Grace, K. A., APW Seminar and 51st Anniversary Celebration, “Negotiation in the Work Place,” IAAP DeKalb Chapter, Decatur, GA. (April 12, 2014).

Awards and Honors

  • Multiple Certificates of Recognition for Outstanding Teaching Performance, Department of Managerial Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University. (2013-2016).
  • Digital Champions Fellowship, Georgia State University Center for Instructional Innovation. (December 2013).
  • Class of 1969 Teaching Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology. (2011).
  • Finalist, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology, Teacher of the Year – Undergraduate. (2009, 2010, 2011).

Teaching

  • HRM 1101 – Leadership and Organization Management
  • HRM 2501 – Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • HRM 3501 – Power, Influence & Negotiation