Marcia V. Wilkof, PhD
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 923-7583 fax
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
MS, University of Pennsylvania
BA, University of Cincinnati
Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health
Research & Practice Interests
Organization Development and Change in Health Care
High Technology Management
Organization Development & Change in Healthcare
Dr. Marcia V. Wilkof, mvwGroup’s founder, has more than four decades of experience in organizational consulting, management training and university teaching. She has published business and scholarly articles on health care and high technology management, organizational culture and change, strategic alliances, creating women-friendly organizations, decision making and the transfer of scientific and technical information.
Dr. Wilkof consults to for-profit and non-profit organizations in both the private and public sectors. She works with groups of all types and at every organizational level to improve performance by aligning strategy, structure, culture and work processes; improving communication, conflict resolution and decision making; capitalizing on diversity; and developing effective inter-group relationships. She brings to each client engagement the rigor of her academic training and an accessible communication style that reaches persons at any level within the client organization: board members, executives, managers, and employees.
Dr. Wilkof's research has been the subject of articles and papers in publications such as: Health Progress, Journal for Quality and Participation, R&D Management, Journal of High Technology Management and Marketing Research and Journal of Applied Behavioral Science. She has discussed her work at conferences and seminars, including Managing the High Technology Firm, State of the Art in R&D Management, Association of Quality and Participation, Academy of Management, Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and the Army War College.
Dr. Wilkof received a BA with honors from the University of Cincinnati and earned a MS and PhD from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She is listed in Who’s Who of American Women.
Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications
- Culture audits: a tool for change.
- When the Stories Are Different: The Influence of Corporate Culture Mismatches on Interorganizational Relations
- A socio-technical analysis of an attempted innovation: The clash of cultures
- Organisational culture and decision making: a case of consensus management
- Scientific and technical information transfer for high technology: keeping the figure in its ground