Margaret A McDermott

Lecturer, Lally School of Management

Professor McDermott brings to the classroom significant industry experience in technical/business fields, having held positions in Marketing with Fairchild Space Company, as well as several years in product development at Alcatel Network Systems. Professor McDermott's research explores the measurement of organizational competencies, as well as the strategic implications of decision making in hospitals, examining firm competencies, hospital focus, and their relationship with organizational performance.


Ph.D. in Management, University at Albany; B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Duke University

Research Focus
  • Strategic Management
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Select Works
  • "Strategic Implications of Payer's Influence on Hospital Performance" (with G. Stock and C. McDermott). Decision Sciences National Conference, San Diego 2010.
  • "The Impact of Value Chain Activities on Performance” (with D. Prajogo and M. Goh). International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 28 No.7, 2008.
  • "Inimitability: The Development of a Resource and Competence Based Measure” (with T.Coates). Eastern Academy of Management Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY 2006.
  • "Core Competence: Beyond a Concept Towards a Measure" (with T. Coates). Academy of Management National Conference, Hawaii, 2005.