Selected recent publications


Malone, T. W. The Future of Work: How the New Order of Business Will Shape Your Organization, Your Management Style, and Your Life. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 2004.

Malone, T. W., Laubacher, R. J., & Scott Morton, M. S. (Eds.) Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003.

Malone, T. W., Crowston, K. G., & Herman, G. (Eds.) Organizing Business Knowledge: The MIT Process Handbook. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003.

Olson, G. M., Malone, T. W., and Smith, J. B. (Eds.) Coordination Theory and Collaboration Technology. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 2001.

Articles for general audiences

Malone, T. W. The future of e-business (Editorial). Sloan Management Review, Fall 2001, p. 104.

Malone, T. W. & Laubacher, R. J. The Rebirth of the Guild (Op ed piece). The Boston Globe, August 24, 2000, p. A17.

Malone, T. W. & Laubacher, R. J. The Dawn of the E-lance Economy. Harvard Business Review, September – October 1998, 76 (5), 144-152.

Malone, T. W. Is "Empowerment" just a Fad? Control, Decision-making, and Information Technology. Sloan Management Review, 1997, 38 (2), 23-35.

Academic articles

Malone, T. W., Crowston, K. G., Lee, J., Pentland, B., Dellarocas, C., Wyner, G., Quimby, J., Osborn, C. S., Bernstein, A., Herman, G., Klein, M., & O’Donnell, E. Tools for inventing organizations: Toward a handbook of organizational processes. Management Science, 1999, 45, 3 (March), 425-443.

Bernstein, A., Klein, M., & Malone, T. W. The Process Recombinator: A tool for generating new business process ideas. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Charlotte, NC, December 13-15, 1999 (One of 5 papers nominated for Best Paper of Conference Award).

Wyner, G. M., & Malone, T. W. Cowboys or Commanders: Does Information Technology Lead to Decentralization? Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Columbus, OH, December 15-18, 1996.

Malone, T. W., Lai, K. Y., & Fry, C. Experiments with Oval: A radically tailorable tool for cooperative work. ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 1995, 13 , 2 (April), 177-205.

Malone, T. W. & Crowston, K. The interdisciplinary study of coordination. ACM Computing Surveys, 1994 (March), 26 (1), 87-119.

Brynjolfsson, E., Malone, T. W., Gurbaxani, V., & Kambil, A. Does information technology lead to smaller firms? Management Science, 1994, 40 (12), 1628-1644.

Malone, T. W., Yates, J., & Benjamin, R. I. Electronic markets and electronic hierarchies, Communications of the ACM, 1987, 30, 484-497.

Interviews and other press reports

Anderson, Chris. The New New Economy: More Startups, Fewer Giants, Infinite Opportunity. Wired Magazine: 17.06, May 22, 2009.

Scharmer, Claus Otto. The Power of Decentralization: Discovering the New Physics of Organizing (Interview with Professor Thomas Malone). Society for Organizational Learning, Dialog on Leadership website. May 31, 2001.

Rosenfeld, Jill. Free agents in the olde world (Interview with Thomas Malone), Fast Company, May 2001, p. 136.

Malone, T. W. State of the new economy / Voices / Thomas W. Malone (Interview), Fast Company, September 2000, p. 142.

Andrews, Fred. Merger Mania Got You Down? So, Start Thinking Small. New York Times, December 1, 1999, Business Section, p. 1.

Carr, N. (1999) “A New Way to Manage Process KnowledgeHarvard Business Review September-October 1999, pp. 24-25.

Wolken, J. The Dawning of Opportunity: An interview with MIT’s Thomas Malone (Cover story), Contract Professional, September 1999, 4, 1, 24-30.

Schwartz, P. Re-organization Man (Interview with Thomas Malone). Wired, July 1998, 134-135.

Malone, T. (Interview). Free on the Range: Tom Malone on the implications of the digital age. IEEE Internet Computing, May/June 1997, 1 (3), 8-20.

Congressional testimony

Malone, Thomas W. Testimony for US House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, American Worker at a Crossroads Project. October 29, 1997.

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Last updated: January 19, 2010