Meghann L. Drury-Grogan, PhD, MA, HDip BS, is an Associate Professor of Communication and Media Management in the Gabelli School of Business and the Graduate School of Business Administration at Fordham University.
Dr. Drury-Grogan’s research focuses on decision making and team behaviors, project management communication, organizational communication and change. She has worked internationally on projects involving decision making, change, governance, risk communication, team dynamics, leadership and nonverbal communication. She has published in leading journals in her field, including the Journal of Systems and Software, Information Software & Technology, Business Communication Quarterly and Communication Quarterly. Additionally, she has presented at prestigious international conferences such as Agile, Americas Conference on Information Systems, International Conference on Information Systems, National Communication Association and International Communication Association.
Dr. Drury-Grogan teaches courses in business communication, project management, public speaking and presentations, and agile and lean team behaviors at the graduate and undergraduate levels. She has taught such courses internationally to both academic and industry practitioner audiences. She is also a member of the Association for Information Systems, European Association for Decision Making, International Association of Business Communicators, International Communication Association, National Communication Association, Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Toastmasters International and Worldwide Who’s Who.
Dr. Drury-Grogan has received numerous academic and industry awards. Her research recently won the NCA 2012 “Best Paper” Award in Training and Development for her paper on the business communication simulation she co-developed. She also won the 2011 IEEE Software “Best Research Paper” award and the SIG IT Project Management “Best Paper Award” at the ICIS 6th International Research Workshop on IT Project Management in 2011 for her research in decision making in agile software development teams. She has also received a Rotary Ambassadorial award (2002), and three Deloitte Consulting Applause Awards for exceptional client service (2006 – 2008). Her leadership experience includes serving as a reviewer for the Journal of Applied Communication Research and European Journal of Information Systems. As a member of Toastmaster’s International, she is currently the President of her club in NYC and previously served as the VP of Membership in Galway, Ireland.
Prior to Fordham, Dr. Drury-Grogan worked for Deloitte Consulting LLP, one of the top four professional services firms, as an organization and change management consultant in Deloitte’s Chicago and New York City offices. She developed communication strategies; implemented change and communication plans; and designed governance models, decision making frameworks and organization structures across a variety of industries, including Fortune 25 companies and the public sector. She also managed a research project at the Centre for Innovation and Structural Change (CISC) in the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics at the National University of Ireland, Galway focusing on decision making in agile and lean software development teams.
Dr. Drury-Grogan’s Curriculum Vitae