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McDermott, E. Patrick

Faculty, Management and Marketing

Perdue Hall (PH) 313
410-543-6032 or ext 36032
epmcdermottsalisburyedu
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Education:
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.), 1998 %%% The George Washington University, School of Business and Public Management, Washington, D.C. Major: Human Resources Management, Minor: Organizational Behavior.

Masters of Law (LL.M.), 1988 - New York University School of Law, New York, N.Y.

Juris Doctor (J.D.), 1984 - Rutgers - Newark School of Law, Newark, New Jersey.

Masters of Science (M.S.), 1980 - Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. Major: Collective Bargaining, Minor: Comparative Industrial Relations Systems.

Bachelors of Science (B.S.), Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR), 1978 - New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. Major: Industrial and Labor Relations.

Associate of Arts (A.A.), 1976 - Essex Community College, Baltimore, Maryland.

Interests:
Labor and Employment Law, Collective Bargaining, Comparative Industrial Relations Systems, International Employment Law, Chinese Industrial Relations, Chinese Labor Law, China, Mediation, Arbitration, Negotiation Theory, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Program Evaluation, Litigation

Website:
http://facultyfp.salisbury.edu/epmcdermott/


Courses  []

2014 Spring

  • BUAD 300-603 PERS & PROF DEV FOR BUSINESS
    Exposes students to the expectations and environment of business. Allows students to assess their personal career interests and personal learning styles to ensure they are taking coursework and participating in activities to meet their academic and career goals. Sessions vary in duration, depending on the activities involved, which are subject to change. Students have a mid-term and final examination that covers material from workshops. Prerequities: Business major and admitted to the professional program. Corequisite: MGMT 320 (if MGMT 320 is taken in summer or winter, student will participate in BUAD 300 the following semester). Hours per week varies.
  • BUAD 300-655 PERS & PROF DEV FOR BUSINESS
    Exposes students to the expectations and environment of business. Allows students to assess their personal career interests and personal learning styles to ensure they are taking coursework and participating in activities to meet their academic and career goals. Sessions vary in duration, depending on the activities involved, which are subject to change. Students have a mid-term and final examination that covers material from workshops. Prerequities: Business major and admitted to the professional program. Corequisite: MGMT 320 (if MGMT 320 is taken in summer or winter, student will participate in BUAD 300 the following semester). Hours per week varies.
  • MGMT 320-003 MANAG & ORGANIZ BEHAVIOR
    Study of the general nature, behavior and functions of organization and management in business. Emphasis on planning, organizing, leading, motivating and controlling. Major Prerequisite: Admission to the professional program. Non-Major Prerequisite: Junior standing and C or better in ECON 150 or 211 or 212. Corequisite: BUAD 300. Three hours per week.
  • MGMT 320-155 MANAG & ORGANIZ BEHAVIOR
    Study of the general nature, behavior and functions of organization and management in business. Emphasis on planning, organizing, leading, motivating and controlling. Major Prerequisite: Admission to the professional program. Non-Major Prerequisite: Junior standing and C or better in ECON 150 or 211 or 212. Corequisite: BUAD 300. Three hours per week.
  • MGMT 451-151 STAFFING ORGANIZATIONS
    Detailed examination of recruitment, selection and placement as human resources management activities. Emphasis on functional and strategic staffing topics. Topics include position advertising, interviewing and selection testing. Prerequisite: MGMT 350. Three hours per week.
  • MGMT 454-151 NEGOTIATION
    Explores the dynamics of negotiation. Learn interdisciplinary theories of negotiation and concepts important to the mastery of negotiation skills. The development of individual and group negotiation strategy and the use of maximizing techniques in a range of contextual settings are practiced. Prerequisites: MGMT 350 or permission of instructor, junior standing. Three hours per week.

2014 Summer I

  • ACCT 248-701 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT
    In-depth analysis of legal principles and their relationship to commerce. Topics include areas of torts, constitutional law, contracts and government regulation. Three hours per week.
  • BUAD 103-701 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
    Introduction to the internal and external environment of contemporary business. Topics include the nature of business and its operations and a survey of basic concepts, principles and practices. Provides a foundation for advanced study and assistance in making career decisions. Not open to students who are concurrently enrolled in, or have received academic credit for, any 300- or 400-level BUAD/ACCT/ISMN/FINA/INFO/MGMT/MKTG courses. Three hours per week.

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Awards, Scholarship & Creative Works:  []

Article(s)

McDermott, E. P. 
(2012). 
Discovering the Importance of Mediator Style - An Interdisciplinary Challenge. [Invited Author]

Negotiation & Conflict Management Research, 5(4), 340-353.
Bowlby, K., McDermott, E., & Obar, R. 
(2011). 
Personal Values, Behavior & Conflict Resolution Styles: A Study of Contemporary Mainland Chinese Business Students. 
Journal of International Business Ethics, 
4(1), 
42-59, 72. 
McDermott, E. P., Sun, J. & Obar, R. 
(2010). 
Chinese labor contract arbitration: No union, no problem. 
Journal of Labour & Industry, 
410-437. 
McDermott, E.P. & Obar, R. 
(2009). 
A comparison of contemporary Chinese & American undergraduate university students' value & work attitudes: A crossvergence. 
Journal of Current Research in Global Business, 
12(18), 
McDermott, E.P., Travis, M.A., Bisom-Rapp, S., Green, M.Z. & Sternlight, J.R. 
(2007). 
Dispute resolution in action: Examining the reality of employment discrimination cases. Proceedings of the 2007 Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools, Sections on employment discrimination & alternative dispute resolution. 
Employee Rights & Employment Policy Journal, 
11, 
139. 
McDermott, E. P. & Ervin, D. M. 
(2005). 
The influence of procedural & distributive variables on settlement rates in employment discrimination mediation. 
Journal of Dispute Resolution, 
1, 
45. 
McDermott, E. P. & Obar, R. 
(2004). 
What's going on in mediation: An empirical analysis of the influence of a mediator's style on party satisfaction and monetary benefit. 
Harvard Negotiation Law Review, 
Spring, 
75-113. 
McDermott, E. P. & Obar, R. 
(2002). 
Workplace dispute resolution after Circuit City: A complainant's perspective on employer dispute resolution programs requiring mandatory arbitration. 
Wayne Law Review, 
48(3), 
439-467. 
Bowers, M. H. & McDermott, E. P. 
(2001). 
Sexual harassment in the workplace: How arbitrators decide. 
Cleveland State Law Review, 
49, 
Bowers, M. H., Reddick, W. S., & McDermott, E. P. 
(2001). 
Just cause in the arbitration of sexual harassment cases. 
Dispute Resolution Journal, 
55(4), 
40-55. 
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McDermott, E.P., Bowers, M. & Reddick, W.S. 
(2001). 
Arbitrating sexual harassment discipline pursuant to collective bargaining agreements. 
Practical Litigator, 
12, 
McDermott, E. P., & Jose, A. 
(2000). 
Sexual harassment policy in the workplace: A reevaluation. 
Southern Law Journal, 
10(1), 
McDermott, E.P. 
(1996). 
Using ADR to resolve employment disputes.  (Reprint from Dispute Resolution Journal, Jan. 1995, pp. 8-13.) 
Employment Law Counselor, 
Issue No. 78, 
2-7. 
McDermott, E.P. 
(1995). 
Using ADR to resolve employment disputes. 
Dispute Resolution Journal, 
8-13. 
McDermott, E. P. & Morris, D. 
(1994). 
IRCA: Pitfalls & traps in existing hiring procedure. 
The Labor Lawyer, 
10(2), 
239-251. 
McDermott, E. P. & Katz, M. B. 
(1993). 
The family & medical leave act of 1993. 
Labor Law Journal, 
44(11), 
673-684. 
McDermott, E.P. 
(1993). 
Fleet, discreet & complete: The use of ADR to resolve employment law disputes. 
Maryland Bar Journal, 
March/April, 
Berkeley, A. E. & McDermott, E. P. 
(1992). 
The second golden age of employment arbitration. 
Labor Law Journal, 
43(12), 
774-779. 

Awards(s)

McDermott, E.P. (2007-2008). Fulbright Scholar Award - U. S. Dept. of State, Council for International Exchange of Scholars.

Book(s)

McDermott, E. P. & Berkeley, A. E. (1996) Alternative dispute resolution in the workplace: Concepts & techniques for human resource executives & their counsel Westport, CT: Quorum Books.

Presentations

McDermott, E.P., Obar, R., & Sun, J. (2012). A Comparison of Participant Evaluation of the Procedural & Distributive Elements of Chinese Labour Arbitration Committee Mediation Versus Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Mediation. Presented at International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management, Limerick.
McDermott, E.P. (2010). Forum on workers' rights in the global economy. Presented at Wayne State University School of Law, Detroit, MI.
McDermott, E.P. (2009). A comparison of contemporary Chinese & American undergraduate university students' value & work attitudes: A crossvergence. Presented at the annual conference. Presented at Association for Global Business, Orlando, FL.
McDermott, E.P. (2009). Arbitration under the U.S. employment law model & enforcement of wage claims. Presented at the Workshop on the enforcement of labour law in China & Australia. Presented at University of Melbourne, Asian Law Centre, Melbourne Law School
McDermott, E.P. (2009). The Chinese labor arbitration committee experience - A view from Dalian, presented at the workshop: The recent changes to Chinese employment laws: Are they consistent with a view of declining worker rights under globalization? 61st annual meeting, LERA. Presented at LERA, San Francisco, CA.
McDermott, E.P. (2008). An evaluation of the labour contract arbitration system: Breaking down Chinese walls: The changing faces of  labor & employment in China. Presented at ILR School, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
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McDermott, E.P. (2008). Countryside to city center - Worker migration issues. Presented at the midyear meeting. Presented at American Bar Association, International Labor Law Committee, Beijing, China.
McDermott, E.P. & Runtian, J. (2008). Transformation dilemma of Chinese state-owned enterprises under organizational uncertainty. Presented at International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM), Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
McDermott, E.P. & Runtian, J. (2008). Transformation dilemma of Chinese state-owned enterprises under organizational uncertainty. Presented at the Sixth International Symposium on Multinational Business Management. Presented at Nanjing University, Nanjing, China.
McDermott, E.P. & Yao, H. (2008). A comparative analysis of mainland Chinese & U.S. work value attitudes - Lessons for corporate management & management science educators. Presented at International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM), Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
McDermott, E. P. & Obar, R. (2005). Mediator background & professed mediation style versus mediation results - what you see may not be what you get. Presented at the 57th IRRA Annual Meeting. Presented at Industrial Relations Research Association (IRRA), Philadelphia, PA.
McDermott, E.P. (2004). Mediation process & outcomes. Presented at the 17th annual conference. Presented at International Association for Conflict Management, Pittsburgh, PA.
McDermott, E.P. & Jose, A. (2004). Why employers decline to mediate at the EEOC. Presented at Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association, New York, NY.
McDermott, E.P. (2003). Presentation of research results.  EEOC mediation program & the workplace benefits of mediation. Presented at U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
McDermott, E.P., Butler, A., & Lemons, W.H. (2003). What really happens in the mediation of charges before the EEOC. Presented at Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association, San Antonio, TX.
McDermott, E.P. (2002). From EEOC to the EU & down under: Selected approaches to resolving employment discrimination claims. Session organizer. Presented at Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association, Seattle, WA.
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McDermott, E.P. (2002). Mediator strategies that promote effective conflict resolution: The ten commandments for mediators. Conference presentation. Presented at American Society of Business & Behavioral Sciences, LasVegas, NV.
McDermott, E.P., Jose, A., Obar, R., & Polkinghorn, B. (2002). The California department of fair employment & housing's pilot mediation program: A new solution for employment discrimination complaints & turning points in employment conflict: The mediators' perspective; Emerging practices in a new era of conflict resolution. Presented at the annual conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution. Presented at Association for Conflict Management, San Diego, CA.
McDermott, E.P. (2001). Has the EEOC hit a home run - An evaluation of the participant responses regarding the EEOC mediation program. Best paper competition. Presented at Industrial Relations Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
McDermott, E.P., Obar, R. & Polkinghorn, B. (2001). The EEOC mediation program: A successful illustration of collaboration in the capital. Presented at Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association, Washington, D.C..

Book Chapters

McDermott, E. P. (2011). The Chinese Industrial Relations System in Townsend. K. Townsend & A. Wilkinson (Eds.), The Edward Elgar Research Handbook on Work & Employment Relations. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
McDermott, E. P. & Polkinghorn, B. (2006). Applying the comprehensive model to workplace mediation research. M. Hermann (Eds.), The Blackwell Handbook of Mediation: Bridging Theory, Research & Practice. New York: Blackwell.
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Bowers, M. H., Reddick, W. S. & McDermott, E. P. (2002). Arbitrating sexual harassment discipline pursuant to collective bargaining agreements. American Law Institute - American Bar Association's practice checklist manual on alternative dispute resolution. (155-162.) Philadelphia, PA: American Law Institute.
McDermott, E. P., Bowers, M., Obar, R., Hose, A. & Polkinghorn, B. (2002). Has the EEOC hit a home run? An evaluation of the EEOC mediation program from the participants' perspective. Advances in Industrial & Labor Relations, vol. 11. (1-40.) Oxford: Elsevier Press - JAI.

Other

McDermott, E.P. (2010). U.S. Government Intragency Basic Mediator Training. , Washington, D.C..
McDermott, E.P. (2010). Advanced mediator training - Observations & suggestions based mediation evaluation at the EEOC, State of California, and Dalian, China Labor Arbitration Committee.. Presented at U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Washington, D.C..
McDermott, E.P. (2008). How negotiation theory is taught in western law & business schools; The U.S. federal civil lawsuit: Western corporate governance & the legal environment of business. Fulbright Lecturer.. Presented at School of Law, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China.
McDermott, E.P. (2008). Introduction to the U.S. labor & employment law & comparison to the trilogy of new China employment laws. Fulbright lecturer.. Presented at Nanjing University of Science & Technology, Nanjing, China.
McDermott, E.P. (2008). U.S. human resource management theory & best practices. Fulbright Lecturer.. Presented at Lignan College, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, China.
McDermott, E.P. (2008). The U.S. federal civil lawsuit; Western corporate governance & the legal environment of business; Introduction to the U.S. labor & employment law & comparison to the trilogy of new China employment laws. Fulbright lecturer.. Presented at School of Law, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China.
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McDermott, E.P. (2008). The race to the bottom, centre for work, organization & wellbeing. Fulbright lecturer.. Presented at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.
McDermott, E.P. (2008). The U.S. Industrial Relations Model. Fulbright Lecturer.. Presented at East China University of Political Science & Law, Shanghai, China.
McDermott, E.P. (2007). Western Corporate Governance, The Social Contract, & Regulatory Environment; Management Decision Making. Fulbright Lecturer.. Presented at Guangzhou University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China.
McDermott, E.P. (2007). How Negotiation Theory is Taught in Western Law & Business Schools. Fulbright Lecturer.. Presented at School of Law, Shanghai University of Finance & Economics, Shanghai, China.
McDermott, E.P. (2007). Western Corporate Governance: The Social Contract & Regulatory Environment; The Legal Limits of Management. Fulbright Lecturer.. Presented at Schools of Public Administration & International Business, Dongbei University of Finance & Economics, Dalian, Liaoning Province, China.
McDermott, E.P. (2007). Advanced Mediator Training.. Presented at U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Atlanta, GA.
McDermott, E.P. (2007). Labor & Employment Law Models - The U.S. & China. Fulbright Lecturer.. Presented at School of Law, Southwest University of Finance & Economics, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China.
McDermott, E.P. (2007). Negotiation Theory & Practice: Management Decision Making. Fulbright Lecturer.. Presented at School of Management, University of electrical Science & Technology of China, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China.
McDermott, E.P. (2007). Corporate Governance in the United States & the Legal Environment of Business. Fulbright Lecturer.. Presented at School of Business, Jiangnan University, Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province, China.
McDermott, E.P. (2007). Negotiation Theory & Practice; The Litigation of a U.S. Civil Lawsuit. Fulbright Lecturer.. Presented at School of Law, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China.
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McDermott, E.P. (2007). Western Business Practices. Two day lectures delivered in the People's Republic of China at Dongbei University, Dalian, Liaoning Province, Liaoning University, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, Shanxi University of Finance & Economics, Taiyuan, Shanxi Province & Renmin University, Beijing.. Presented at School of Business, Dongbei University of Finance & Economics, Dalian, Liaoning Province, China.
McDermott, E.P. (2007). Management Decision Making. Fulbright Lecturer.. Presented at School of Business, Jiangnan University, Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province, China.
McDermott, E.P. (2006). Successful Mediator Tactics - Lessons Learned from Research & Practice. Training for alternative Dispute Resolution Officers of U.S. government agencies.. Presented at U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, U.S. Dept. of Education, Washington, D.C..
McDermott, E.P., Toth, M. & Weaver, D. (2006). Everything you ever wanted to know about the law but didn't want to pay a lawyer to ask. Manpower Client Seminar.. Presented at Manpower, Frederick & Hagerstown, MD.
McDermott, E.P. (2005). Summary of research on mediation program of U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission.. 
McDermott, E.P. (2005). Doing Business in the United States - What a Mainland Chinese Corporation Needs to Know About the American Legal System.. Presented at School of International Business, Dongbei University of Finance & Economics, Dalian, China.
McDermott, E.P. (2003). Managing Conflict in the Workplace.. Presented at Community Services for Autistic Adults & Children, Rockville, MD.
McDermott, E.P. (2003). Mediation 201: Observations & Suggestions Based on Our EEOC Mediation Evaluation Experience. Advanced Mediator Training.. Presented at Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington, D.C..
McDermott, E.P., Jose, A. & Obar, R. (2003). An investigation of the reasons for the lack of employer participation in the EEOC mediation program.. Presented at Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
McDermott, E. P., Jose, A., & Obar, R. (2002). An Evaluation of the California Department of Fair Employment & Housing Pilot Mediation Program.. 
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McDermott, E.P. (2002). Employment Law Update.. Presented at Center for Professional Development, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.
McDermott, E.P. (2002). Advanced Mediator Training.. Presented at Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington, D.C..
McDermott, E.P. (2002). Implications of the Evaluation of the EEOC Mediation Program for Employers & Their Representatives.. Presented at Equal Employment Advisory Committee, Washington, D.C..
McDermott, E.P. (2002). Workplace Law & the Ministry.. Presented at New Psalmist Baptist Church of Baltimore, Summer Retreat, Sterling, VA.
McDermott, E.P., Bowers, M., & Jose, A. (2002). The EEOC Mediation Program - Research Results & Their Application to Company Mediation Practice.. Presented at Equal Employment Advisory Committee/Labor Policy Association ADR Project Discussion, Washington, D.C..
McDermott, E.P., Ichniowski, S. & Venture, V. (2002). Mediating federal & private sector employment discrimination cases through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.. Presented at Academy of Conflict Resolution, District of Columbia Chapter, Washington, D.C..
McDermott, E. P., Jose, A., Obar, R. & Polkinghorn, B. (2001). The EEOC Mediation Program: Mediators' Perspective on the Parties, Processes, & Outcomes.. , Washington, DC.
McDermott, E.P. (2001). Arbitration Agreements/EEOC Mediation: What's in it for you.. Presented at Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Technical Assistance Program Seminar, Dallas, TX.
McDermott, E. P., Jose, A., Obar, R. & Bowers, M. (2000). An Evaluation of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Mediation Program.. , Washington, DC.
McDermott, E.P. (2000). An Evaluation of the EEOC Employment Mediation Program. Guest Panelist, EEOC 35th Anniversary Celebration.. Presented at Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington, D.C..
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McDermott, E.P. (2000). The EEOC Mediation Program - An Evaluation.. Presented at Industrial Relations Research Association, Baltimore, MD.
McDermott, E. P. (1996). Railway Labor Act Law & Practice, Bureau of National Affairs.. 
McDermott, E.P. (1992). Cost, time involved makes ADR an attractive option. The Daily Record.. 
McDermott, E. P. (1990). Interference with employee rights, National Labor Relations Act: Law & Practice, vol. 1.. 

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