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Scott Gallagher

Management Department Head and Professor

Office: 534 Zane Showker Hall
Phone: 540- 568-8792
Fax: 540-568-2754
Email: gallagsr@jmu.edu
Mailing address: JMU, College of Business, MSC 205, Harrisonburg, Va. 22807
Website :http://www.whydoesfirmperformancediffer.com

 

 

 

 

 

Education:
Ph.D., Rutgers University, School of Management, Organization Management
Master in Public Policy, Harvard University, J.F.K. School of Government
B.B.A., University of Texas-Austin, College of Business Administration

Professional Interests:
Strategic Management, Technology and Innovation

Current Courses Taught:
COB 487 - Strategic Management
IBUS 480 - International Business Policy

Key Publications:
Gallagher, Scott and Joel West. 2009. “Reconceptualizing Positive Feedback Models: Is "Tipping" Inevitable in Standards Contests?” 

Bierly, Paul, Scott Gallagher, and J.C. Spender. 2008.  “Innovation and Learning in High-Reliability Organizations: A Case Study of United States and Russian Nuclear Attack Submarines, 1970 – 2000.”  IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 55(3), August, 393 - 408.

Bierly, Paul and Scott Gallagher. 2007. “Explaining Alliance Partner Selection: Fit, Trust and Strategic Expediency.” Long Range Planning. 40(2), April, 134 – 153.

Gallagher, Scott. 2007. “The Complementary Role of Dominant Designs and Industry Standards.”  IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 52(2), May, 371 - 379. West,

Joel and Scott Gallagher.  2006 “Challenges of Open Innovation: The Paradox of Firm Investment in Open Source Software.”  R&D Management, 36(3). 319 - 331. Gallagher, Scott. (2005) "A Strategic Response to the Friedman Critique in Business Ethics."  Journal of Business Strategy, 26(6): 655-660.

Park, Seung-Ho, Rodger Chen, and Scott Gallagher. 2002.  "Firm Resources as Moderators of the Relationship Between Market Growth and Strategic Alliances in Semiconductor Start-Ups." Academy of Management Journal, 45(3): 527-545.

Gallagher, Scott and Seung-Ho Park. 2002.  "Innovation and Competition in Standard-Based Industries: A Historical Analysis of the U.S. Home Video Game Market." IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 49(1): 67-82.

Positions Held:
Voted by students CoB Outstanding Professor 2009
CoB Distinguished Professor 2008
Madison Teaching Fellow 2006-2007
Placement Committee, Academy of Management, 2001-2005
Ad Hoc Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Long Range Planning
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Academy of Management Review
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Academy of Management Journal
Editorial Board, Journal of Business Strategies
Assistant to the Chancellor, Lamar University, 1991-1994

Campus and Community Involvement:
Management Department Head
Faculty Marshall 2010-2011
Madison Scholar for the College of Business 2010-2011
JMU Faculty Senate 2010-2011
COB 487 Course Coordinator
University Safety Committee