School of Business

Richard Grover

Associate Professor of Business Administration
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Office

221 Luther Bonney

Contact Information

Phone: 207.780.4286

EDUCATION
PhD, (1984) The Ohio State University
MS, (1980) The Ohio State University
BS, (1976) University of Connecticut

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

ACADEMIC:
Leadership
Change
Organizational Behavior
Conflict management and Negotiation
Creative Problem Solving

RESEARCH:
Collaboration
Conflict Management
Leadership

MEDIA TALKING POINTS:
Leadership
Collaboration
Conflict Management
Change
Creative Problem Solving

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Professor Grover teaches organizational behavior in the Business Administration Program and leadership, change, creative problem solving, conflict management and negotiation in the MBA Program. His research focuses on collaborative leadership, conflict management and negotiation. Research projects he is currently working on include evaluation of collaborative leadership education and the application of conflict management strategies to health care delivery. Professor Grover’s work has been published in a variety of journals including Group and Organization Management, Journal of Management Issues, Organizational Behavior and Human Performance, Competition Forum, Organizational Behavior Teaching Journal and Quality Management Journal.

Professor Grover earned his doctorate in Organizational Behavior and M.S. in Pharmacy Administration from The Ohio State University. He earned his B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut. Prior to joining the USM faculty Dr. Grover served as a professor at the Indiana University School of Business and before that practiced mental health pharmacy for several years in Columbus, Ohio.