McDonough School of Business

Douglas McCabe


Ph.D. Cornell University
M.S. Loyola University of Chicago
B.A. magna cum laude (Phi Beta Kappa) Marquette University

Dr. Douglas M. McCabe is Professor of Management at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business in Washington, D.C. He is the author of numerous academic refereed journal articles (for example, in California Management Review and the Journal of Business Ethics), papers, monographs, and speeches presented at professional and scholarly meetings. He is also an active domestic and international management consultant. He is a member of the Academy of Management (Management Consulting Division) as well as a member of the Society for Business Ethics. Additionally, Dr. McCabe currently serves on the Editorial Boards of twelve scholarly and professional journals.

Furthermore, Dr. McCabe is a premier Executive Education professor. He has conducted numerous and a multiplicity of management development programs. These have included programs for multinational and domestic corporations, companies, non-profit organizations, trade and professional associations, and the government.

Considered by the news media to be an expert in his field, Dr. McCabe has appeared more than two hundred times on international, national, and local television and radio as the networks have sought his views on the various management topics of management consulting practices, negotiation, mediation, arbitration, international business negotiation, employee relations, ethical issues in management, human capital management, labor-management relations, leadership, and organizational behavior.

His television credits include being interviewed on "ABC World News Tonight," "NBC Nightly News," "CBS Evening News," PBS's "News Hour," CNN's "Inside Politics," CNN's "Crossfire," and "Hardball".

His print media credits include being quoted in The New York Times, Business Week, U.S. News & World Report, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Milwaukee Journal, and The Detroit News.

Dr. McCabe is the recipient of numerous Research, Teaching, and Service Awards. In terms of major research awards, he was the Co-Recipient of the Best Paper Award at the Fifteenth Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics held in New York City. He was also the Recipient of the Award for the Best Conceptual Research Paper at the Fourteenth Annual Conference of the American Society for Competitiveness held in Washington, D.C. Additionally, he was the Recipient of the Best Paper Award at the Fourth Annual World Business Congress of the International Management Development Association held in Istanbul, Turkey.

In terms of major teaching awards, he was the recipient of the Best Professor Award of the inaugural class of the Executive Master's in Leadership/District of Columbia Public School Principals at the McDonough School of Business. He was also the Recipient of the Excellence in Education Award of the Labor and Employment Relations Association at their 60th Annual Meeting held in New Orleans. The Education Award Committee here noted at the Awards Ceremony the long-term impact that he had had on students in all stages of their development — from undergraduate to seasoned executives. Additionally, he is twice Recipient of the Joseph F. LeMoine Award for Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching Excellence of the McDonough School of Business.

In terms of major service awards, he was twice the Recipient of the Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Emerald Literarti Network of the Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Additionally, he was the Recipient of the Certificate of Recognition from the National Office of The Phi Beta Kappa Society for his dedication and service to Phi Beta Kappa's Triennial Councils.

Other noteworthy accomplishments of Dr. McCabe include the following, among others: serving as Section Editor of International Management for the Journal of Business Ethics ; serving on Georgetown University's Committee on Rank and Tenure; and serving as Co-Chair of Georgetown University's Grievance Code Committee. Lastly, Dr. McCabe was the youngest individual ever to receive tenure in the history of the Georgetown University Business School.