Thomas Allen

Howard W. Johnson Professor of Management, Emeritus
Professor of Organization Studies


Thomas J. Allen specializes in organizational psychology and management. He explores the relationship between organizational structure and behavior, the role of technological gatekeepers in technology transfer, and the influence of architectural layout on communication.

Allen also examines international technology transfer, reward systems for technical professionals, and the impact of organizational structure on project performance. His long-term research targets the pharmaceutical and aerospace industries, addressing principally the issue of project management.

His general expertise is in Ireland, management of engineers and scientists, and the pharmaceutical industry.

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Fax: 617-452-3331
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