Howard W. Johnson Professor of Management, Emeritus
Professor of Engineering Systems, Emeritus
Dr. 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. He is a former co-director of the Leaders for Global Operations and System Design and Management programs.
Dr. 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.
Dr. Allen’s general expertise is in Ireland, management of engineers and scientists, and the pharmaceutical industry.
Books Published by Thomas J. Allen
Tom Allen co-authors new book – March 14, 2007
Book Receives IAA Award – November
Thomas Allen talks about his research into how information circulates around technology firms: “The Office Next Door” – Technology Review – November/December 2011
Allen and the Allen Curve “Creating
the right space to foster a spirit
of innovation” Irish Times,
Ireland, by Frank Dillon – December
Pace with Tom Allen – March
Series on Academic Entrepreneurship,
by Prof. Tom Allen and Dr. Rory P.
– August 30, 2005
leadership at LFM-SDM – June
Thomas J. Allen to be honored by Barcelona
– September 2002