Susan Cohen (CEO), Don Mankin (Co:e-laboration Design Associates), and Stephen P. Fitzgerald (Alliant International University) While a group of laborers building the pyramids of Egypt might seem to bear little resemblance to a team of machine operators working in a plant, they actually have much in common.
Research and Insights Archive
Research and Insights from the Center for Effective Organizations
Complex Collaborations in the New Global Economy
Susan G. Cohen and Don Mankin state that traditional forms of collaboration — between individuals and within teams — are not sufficient for competing effectively in the new, demanding global business environment.
Collaboration in the Virtual Organization
Susan G. Cohen and Don Mankin believe that collaboration is the key to effectiveness in the virtual organization.
Teams and Information Technology: Creating Value Through Knowledge
In this paper, Tora K. Bikson, Susan G. Cohen, and Don Mankin examine how information and information technology can make teams more effective.
Teams and Technology in the New Organization
In this article from 1996, Susan G. Cohen, Don Mankin, and Tora K. Bikson discuss how teams and information technology (IT) are two of the most important developments in organizations today.
Teams and Technology: Tensions in Participatory Design
Don Mankin, Susan G. Cohen, and Tora K. Bikson address the trend that year after year, organizations increase their investment in new information and communication systems (IT) and use teams to do more and more of their work.