Complete list of all publications

Books

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

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

Malone, T. W., Crowston, K. G., & Herman, G. (Eds.)  Organizing Business Knowledge:  The MIT Process Handbook.  Cambridge , MA :  MIT Press, in press.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 (Translated into Japanese, Chinese, Spanish, Korean, Portuguese, and  Russian.  Favorably reviewed by USA Today, Financial Times, Fortune.com, The Economist, Boston Globe, and others).

Patents

Malone, T.W., Lai, K.Y., Yu, K. C., & Berenson, R. W. Object-oriented computer user interface. US Patent Nos: 5,727,175 (March 10, 1998); 5,790,116 (August 4, 1998); 5,794,001 (August 11, 1998); 5,900,870 (May 4, 1999).

Malone, T.W., Crowston, K., Lee, J., Pentland, B., & Dellarocas, C. Computer system for displaying representations of processes. US Patent No. 5,819,270 (October 6, 1998).

Malone, T.W., Crowston, K., Lee, J., Pentland, B., & Dellarocas, C. A computerized handbook of processes. European Patent No. 0692113 (October 14, 1998). Canadian Patent No. 2,156,917 (April 22, 2003).

Malone, T.W., Crowston, K., Lee, J., Pentland, B., & Dellarocas, C. Computer handbook of processes. US Patent No. 6,070,163 (May 30, 2000). US Patent No. 6,349,298 (February 19, 2002).

Dellarocas, C., & Malone, T.W.  Computer system and computer implemented process for representing software system descriptions and for generating executable computer programs and computer system configurations from software system descriptions.  US Patent Nos: 6,370,681 (April 9, 2002); 7,017,146 (March 21, 2006).  Canadian Patent No. 2,249,386 (June 27, 2003).

Refereed journal articles

Malone, T.W. Computer simulation of two-person interactions, Behavioral Science, 1975, 20, 260-267.

Malone, T.W., Suppes, P., Macken, E., Zanotti, M. and Kanerva, L. Projecting student trajectories in a computer-assisted instruction curriculum, Journal of Educational Psychology, 1979, 71, 74-84.

Malone, T.W., Macken, E. and Suppes, P.  Toward optimal allocation of instructional resources: Dividing computer-assisted instruction time among students, Instructional Science, 1979, 8, 107-120.

Thomas, E.A.C. and Malone, T.W. On the dynamics of two-person interactions, Psychological Review, 1979, 86, 331-360.

Malone, T.W. Toward a theory of intrinsically motivating instruction,Cognitive Science, 1981, 4, 333-370 (Reprinted in D.F.Walker and R.D. Hess (eds.) Instructional Software,Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1984).

Malone, T.W. How do people organize their desks? Implications for designing office information systems, ACM Transactions on Office Information Systems, 1983, 1, 99-112.

Luconi, F.L., Malone, T.W. and Scott Morton, M.S. Expert systems: The next challenge for management, Sloan Management Review, 1986 (Summer), 3-14.  (Reprinted in J. F. Rockart & C. V. Bullen (Eds.), The Rise of Managerial Computing, Homewood, IL: Dow Jones-Irwin, 1986.  Also reprinted in R. H. Sprague & H. J. Watson (Eds.), Decision Support Systems:  Putting Theory into Practice  (Third edition), Englewood Cliffs, Prentice Hall, 1993.).

Malone, T. W., Grant, K. R., Turbak, F. A., Brobst, S. A., & Cohen, M. D. Intelligent information sharing systems, Communications of the ACM, 1987, 30, 390-402.

Malone, T. W., Yates, J., & Benjamin, R. I. Electronic markets and electronic hierarchies, Communications of the ACM, 1987, 30, 484-497 (Reprinted in:  I. Greif (Ed.), Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Los Altos, CA: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1988.  Also reprinted in T. J. Allen & M. S. Scott Morton (Eds.), Information Technology and the Corporation of the 1990s, New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.  Excerpt reprinted in M. Stefik, Internet Dreams, Cambridge, MA:  MIT Press, 1996.)

Malone, T. W., Grant, K. R., Lai, K. Y., Rao, R. & Rosenblitt, D. A. Semi-structured messages are surprisingly useful for computer-supported coordination, ACM Transactions on Office Information Systems, 1987, 5, 115-131 (Reprinted in I. Greif (Ed.), Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Los Altos, CA: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1988.

Malone, T. W. Modeling coordination in organizations and markets, Management Science, 1987, 33, 1317-1332.  (Reprinted in A.H. Bond, & L. Gasser (Eds.), Readings in Distributed Artificial Intelligence, San Mateo, CA: Morgan Kaufman Publishers, 1988).

Crowston, K., Malone, T. W., & Lin, F. Cognitive science and organizational design: A case study of computer conferencing, Human-Computer Interaction, 1987, 3, 59-85 (Reprinted in I. Greif (Ed.), Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Los Altos, CA: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1988).

Malone, T.W., & Smith, S. A. Modeling the performance of organizational structures, Operations Research, May-June, 1988, 36, 421-436. 

Lai, K.Y., Malone, T.W. & Yu, K.C. Object Lens: A 'spreadsheet' for cooperative work. ACM Transactions on Office Information Systems, October 1988, 6, 332-353.  (Reprinted in D. Marca & G. Bock (Eds.) Groupware:  Software for Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Los Alamitos, CA:  IEEE Computer Society Press, 1992.  Also reprinted in R. M. Baecker (Ed.), Readings in Groupware and Computer Supported Cooperative Work, San Mateo, CA:  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1993.)

Lee, J., & Malone, T. W.,  Partially Shared Views:  A scheme for communicating among groups that use different type hierarchies, ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 1990, 8, 1-26.

Olson, J., Card, S. K., Landauer, T. K., Olson, G. M., Malone, T., & Leggett, J.  Computer Supported Collaborative Work:  Research Issues for the 90s, Behavior and Information Techology, 1993, 12 (2), 115-129.

Malone, T. W. & Crowston, K.  The interdisciplinary study of coordination. ACM Computing Surveys, 1994 (March), 26 (1), 87-119 (Reprinted in G. M. Olson, T. W. Malone, and J. B. Smith (Eds.) Coordination Theory and Collaboration Technology.  Mahwah, NJ:  Erlbaum, 2001; Malone T.W., Crowston, K.G., & Herman, G. (Eds.) Organizing Business Knowledge : The MIT Process Handbook, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003).

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., 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.  Is "Empowerment" just a Fad? Control, Decision-making, and Information Technology.  Sloan Management Review, 1997, 38 (2), 23-35.  (Reprinted in Malone, T.W., Laubacher, R.J., & Scott Morton, M.S. (Eds.)) Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press 2003. (Excerpt reprinted in BT Technology Journal, 1999, 17, 4 (October), 141-144.)

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. (Reprinted in: Malone, T. W., Crowston, K. G., & Herman, G. (Eds.) Organizing Business Knowledge: The MIT Process Handbook. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003. Malone, T. W., Laubacher, R. J., & Scott-Morton, M. S., (Eds.) Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003).

Woolley, A.W., Chabris, C.F., Pentland, A., Hashmi, N., & Malone, T.W. Evidence for a Collective Intelligence Factor in the Performance of Human Groups, Science, 29 October 2010, 330 (6004), 686-688; Published online 30 September 2010 [DOI: 10.1126/science.1193147]

Hines, James H., Thomas W. Malone, Paulo Gonçalves, George Herman, John Quimby, Mary Murphy-Hoye, James Rice, James Patten, and Hiroshi Ishii, Construction by Replacement:  A new approach to simulation modeling.  System Dynamics Review, 2011, 27, 1, 64-90; published online 28 July 2010 [DOI:  10.1002/sdr.437]

Introne, J., Laubacher, R., Malone, T.  ROMA: A framework to enable open development methodologies in climate change assessment modeling. IEEE Software, 2011, 28(6): 56-61.

Other articles

Malone, T.W. What makes computer games fun?  Byte, 1981, 6, 258-277 (Reprinted in Computers in Education (U.K.), 1982, 4, 14-21; and in D. Peterson (Ed.), Intelligent Schoolhouse. Reston, VA: Reston Publishing Co. (Prentice-Hall), 1984. Abbreviated version reprinted as: Guidelines for designing educational computer programs, Childhood Education, 1983, 59, 241-247.)

Crowston, K. & Malone, T. W. Intelligent software agents.  Byte, December 1988, 267-271.

Malone, T.W., Yates, J. & Benjamin, R.I. The logic of electronic markets, Harvard Business Review, May-June, 1989, 67(3), 166-169 (Reprinted in Revolution in Real Time:  Managing Information Technology in the 1990s, Harvard Business School Press, 1991.)

Malone, Thomas W., and Rockart John F.  Computers, networks, and the corporation, Scientific American, 1991, 265, 3 (Sept.), 128-136.  (Reprinted in Proceedings of the GroupWare '92 conference, San Jose, CA, August 3, 1992.  Reprinted in P. Lloyd (Ed.), Groupware in the 21st Century, London:  Adamantine Press, 1994.  Reprinted in P. Gray & J. Jurison (Eds.), Productivity in the Office and the Factory, Danvers, Mass.:  Boyd & Fraser, 1995.  Reprinted in Kirn & O'Hare (Eds.), Cooperative Knowledge Processing, London:  Springer-Verlag, 1996.)

Malone, T. and Streitz, N.  Guest Editorial (for Special Issue on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work), ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 11 (4) (October), 1993, 319.

Berndt, E. R. & Malone, T.W.  Information technology and the productivity paradox:  Getting the questions right (Guest editors' introduction to special issue).  Economics of Innovation and New Technologies, 3  (3-4), 1995, 177-182.

Bernstein, A., Dellarocas, C., Malone, T. W., & Quimby, J.  Software tools for a Process Handbook.  IEEE Bulletin on Data Engineering, 1995, 18, 1 (March), 41-47.

Malone, T. W.  Invited commentary on article by L. Suchman entitled "Do Categories Have Politics?"  Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), 1995, 3, 37-38. (Reprinted in B. Friedman (Ed.), Designing Computers for People--Human Values and the Design of Computer Technology.  New York:  Cambridge University Press, in press.)

Malone, T. W.  Foreword for D. Coleman & R. Khanna (Eds.),Groupware:  Technology and Applications, Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Prentice Hall, 1995, xix-xx.

Malone, T. W., Scott Morton, M. S., & Halperin, R. R.  Organizing for the 21st Century.  Strategy & Leadership, 1996, 24, 4 (July/August), 7-10.

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.

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

Lee, J. & J., Grunninger, M., Jin, Y., Malone, T., Tate, A., Yost, G., & other members of the PIF Working Group.  The Process Interchange Format and Framework.  Knowledge Engineering Review, 1998, 13 (1) Cambridge Univ. Press; (Reprinted in: P. Bernus, K.Mertins, G. Schmidt (Eds.) Handbook on Architectures of Information Systems. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1998 (also in Second Edition, 2006); Malone T.W., Crowston, K.G., & Herman, G. (Eds.) Organizing Business Knowledge: The MIT Process Handbook; Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003).

Malone, T. W. & Laubacher, R. J.  The Dawn of the E-lance Economy.  Harvard Business Review, September – October 1998, 76 (5), 144-152.  (Reprinted in:  D. Tapscott (Ed.) Creating Value in the Network Economy, Boston, MA:  Harvard Business School Press, 1999, pp. 55-67. J. Magretta (Ed.), Managing in the New Economy, Boston, MA:  Harvard Business School Press, 1999, pp. 145-157.  P. O’Meara, H. D. Mehlinger, & M. Krain, Globalization and the Challenges of a New Century:  A Reader, Bloomington, IN:  Indiana University Press, 2000, pp. 289-299    Revised versions reprinted in:  Institute for Information Studies, The Promise of Global Networks (Annual Review of the Institute for Information Studies),  Queenstown, MD:  The Aspen Institute / Nortel Networks, 1999, pp. 119-136.  Financial Times, March 1, 1999, Special section on “Mastering Information Management,” pp. 2-4.   Marchand, Donald A., Davenport, T. H., & Dickson, T. (Eds.)  Mastering Information Management, London:  Financial Times / Prentice Hall, 2000, pp. 137-142. Malone, T.W., Laubacher, R.J., & Scott Morton, M.S. (Eds.) Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003).  

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

Laubacher, R. J. & Malone, T. W.  Entre dos mundos (English title:  “Between two worlds”)  Gestion, November – December 1999, 4, 92-103.  (Spanish translation of excerpts from the following working paper: Robert J. Laubacher, Thomas W. Malone, and the MIT Scenario Working Group. Two Scenarios for 21st Century Organizations: Shifting Networks of Small Firms or All-Encompassing "Virtual Countries"? MIT Initiative on Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century, Working Paper No. 001, January 1997.)

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

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

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

Malone, T. W. Making the decision to decentralize. Harvard Business School Working Knowledge, March 29, 2004.

Malone, T. W. Bringing the market inside. Harvard Business Review, April 2004, 82 (4), 106-114. (Reprinted in Chinese in Harvard Business Review China, July 2006).

Malone, T. W. Competing in the marketplace for values. Leader to Leader, Summer 2004, 33, pp. 53-58. (Excerpt reprinted in Science and Theology News, June 2005, 5, 10, p. 5).

Malone, T. W. Pioneers that cultivate a new model of work. Financial Times, August 12, 2004.

Malone, T. W. Smarter companies. Microsoft Executive Circle, Summer 2004, 4, 2, p. 42.

Ancona, D., Malone, T. W., Orlikowski, W. J., & Senge, P. M. In praise of the incomplete leader. Harvard Business Review, February 2007, 85 (2), 92-100.

Malone, T. W. IT does not drive organizational change; it enables corporate transformation. Interview with Thomas W. Malone. (Article in Japanese) Harvard Business Review (Japan), January 2007, pp. 114-115.

Malone, T. W. & Klein, M. Harnessiung collective intelligence to address global climate change (Invited Lead Essayh). Innovations: Technology|Governance|Globalization, Summer 2007, 2, (3), 15-26

Reeves, B., Malone, T. W., & O'Driscoll, T. 2008, Leadership's Online Labs, Harvard Business Review, 86 (5): 58-67.

Malone, T. W. Looking to Wikipedia for answers. Financial Times (FT.com), Nov 5, 2008.

Malone, T.W., Laubacher, R., & Dellarocas, C., The Collective Intelligence Genome, Sloan Management Review, Spring 2010, 51, 3 ,21-31 (Reprint No.)51303.

Kraut, R., Maher, M. L., Olson, J., Malone, T. W., Pirolli, P., & Thomas, J. C.  Scientific Foundations:  A case for technology-mediated social-participation theory (Cover feature), IEEE Computer, November 2010, 43, 11, 22-28.

Wigand, R.  20 years of research in electronic markets and networked business:  An interview with Thomas Malone.  Electronic Markets (2011) 21: 5-17.

Woolley, A., & Malone, T.  Defend your research:  What makes a team smarter?  More women, Harvard Business Review, June 2011, 89 (6):  32-33.

Malone, T., Laubacher, R., & Johns, T.  The Age of Hyperspecialization, Harvard Business Review, July-August 2011, 89(7/8): 56-65.

Weill, P. Malone, T. W., Apel, T. G., The business models investors prefer, Sloan Management Review, Summer 2011, 52 (4): 17-19.

Malone, T. W.  Collective Intelligence / Interview:  New Models for Human-Machine Collaboration.  Pictures of the Future.  The Magazine for Research and Innovation, Siemens, Spring 2011, pp. 90  (Reprinted in Engine, June 2011, pp. 6-7).

Bernstein, A., Klein, M., & Malone, T. W.  Programming the global brain.  Communications of the ACM, May 2012, 55 (5): 41-43.

 

Chapters in edited volumes (excluding reprintings of above articles)

Malone, T.W., & Levin, J.A.  Microcomputers in education:  Cognitive and social design principles.  In D.F. Walker and R.D. Hess (eds.), Instructional Software.  Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1984, pp. 20-36.

Malone, T.W.  Heuristics for designing enjoyable user interfaces: Lessons from computer games.  In J.C. Thomas and M.L. Schneider (Rds.), Human Factors in Computer Systems.  Norwood, N.J.: Ablex, 1984, pp. 1-12.

Malone, T.W.  Computer support for organizations: Toward an organizational science. In J. M. Carroll (Ed.), Interfacing Thought: Cognitive Aspects of Human-Computer Interaction.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1987.

Malone, T.W. & Lepper, M.R.  Making learning fun: A taxonomy of intrinsic motivations for learning.  In R.E. Snow and M.J. Farr (Eds.), Aptitude, Learning and Instruction III: Conative and Affective Process Analyses.  Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum, 1987.

Lepper, M.R. & Malone, T.W.  Intrinsic motivation and instructional effectiveness in computer-based education.  In R.E. Snow and M. J. Farr (Eds.), Aptitude, Learning and Instruction III:  Conative and Affective Process Analyses. Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum, 1987.

Malone, T. W., Fikes, R. E., Grant, K. R., & Howard, M. T.  Enterprise: A market-like task scheduler for distributed computing environments.  In B. A. Huberman (Ed.), The Ecology of Computation, Amsterdam: North Holland,1988.

Crowston, K., & Malone, T. W.  Information technology and work organization.  In M. Helander (Ed.)  Handbook of Human-Computer Interaction,  Amsterdam: North Holland, 1988.  (Reprinted in T. J. Allen & M. S. Scott Morton (Eds.), Information Technology and the Corporation of the 1990s, New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.)

Malone, T. W., Grant, K. R., Lai, K. Y., Rao, R., & Rosenblitt, D. A.,  The Information Lens: An intelligent system for information sharing and coordination.  In M. H. Olson (Ed.) Technological Support for Work Group Collaboration, Hillsdale, N. J.: Erlbaum, 1989. (Reprinted in R. M. Baecker (Ed.), Readings in Groupware and Computer Supported Cooperative Work, San Mateo, CA:  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1993.)

Malone, T. W.,  Organizing information processing systems: Parallels between organizations and computer systems. In W. Zachary, S. Robertson, & J. Black (Eds.), Cognition, Computation, and Cooperation.  Norwood, N.J.: Ablex Publishing Corp., 1990.

Malone, T. W.  Analogies between human organizations and artificial intelligence systems:  Two examples and some reflections.  In M. Masuch & M. Warglien (Eds.) Artificial Intelligence in Organization and Management Theory:  Models of Distributed Activity, Amsterdam:  North Holland, 1992.

Malone, T. W., & Lai, K. Y.  Toward intelligent tools for information sharing and collaboration.  In R. P. Bostrom, R. T. Watson, & S. T. Kinney (Eds.) Computer Augmented Teamwork: A Guided Tour, New York:  Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1992.

Malone, T. W., & Crowston, K.  What is coordination theory and how can it help design cooperative work systems?  In D. Marca & G. Bock (Eds.) Groupware:  Software for Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Los Alamitos, CA:  IEEE Computer Society Press, 1992.  (Reprinted from Proceedings of the Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Los Angeles, CA, October, 1990.  Also reprinted in R. M. Baecker (Ed.), Readings in Groupware and Computer Supported Cooperative Work, San Mateo, CA:  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1993.)

Malone, T. W., & Rockart, J. F.  How will information technology reshape organizations?  Computers as coordination technology.  In Bradley, S. P., Hausman, J. A., and Nolan, R. L. (Eds.), Globalization, Technology, and Competition.  Harvard Business School Press, 1993. 

Malone, T. W., Lai, K.-Y., and Grant. K. R.  Agents for information sharing and coordination:  A history and some reflections.  In J. M. Bradshaw (Ed.) Software Agents, Cambridge, MA:  AAAI/MIT Press, 1997 (Reprinted as “Two design principles for collaboration technology:  Examples of semiformal systems and radical tailorability” in G. M. Olson, T. W. Malone, and J. B. Smith (Eds.) Coordination Theory and Collaboration Technology.  Mahwah, NJ:  Erlbaum, 2001).

Malone, T. W. Inventing the Organizations of the Twenty-First Century:  Control, Empowerment, and Information Technology.  In S. P. Bradley and R. L. Nolan (Eds.), Sense & Respond:  Capturing Value in the Network Era, Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1998.

Malone, T. W. & Herman, G. A. What is in the Process Handbook? An overview of its contents. In Malone, T. W., Crowston, K. G., & Herman, G (Eds.), Organizing Business Knowledge: The MIT Process Handbook. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003.

Klein, M., Herman, G. A., Lee, J., Malone, T. W., & O"Donnell, E. Inventing new business processes using a process repository. In Malone, T. W., Crowston, K. G., & Herman, G. (Eds.), Organizing Business Knowledge: The MIT Process Handbook. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003.

Bernstein, A., Klein, M., & Malone, T. W. The Process Recombinator: A tool for generating new business process ideas. In Malone, T. W., Crowston, K. G., & Herman, G. (Eds.), Organizing Business Knowledge: The MIT Process Handbook. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003.

Robert J. Laubacher, Thomas W. Malone, and the MIT Scenario Working Group. Two Scenarios for 21st Century Organizations: Shifting Networks of Small Firms or All- Encompassing "Virtual Countries"? In Malone, T. W., Laubacher, R. J., & Scott Morton, M. S. (Eds.) Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003.

MIT 21st Century Initiative Manifesto Working Group [includes Malone, T. W. (chair)], What do we really want? A manifesto for orhanizations of the 21st century. In 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. & Laubacher, R. J. Retreat of the Firm and the Rise of Guilds: The Employment Relationship in an Age of Virtual Business. In 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. The IT-Shaped Organization. In Theresia Theuri (Ed.): Economics of Interfirm Networks. Tuebinen, 2005. pp. 67-78.

Denning, P. & Malone, T. W. Coordination. In D. Goldin, S. A Smolka, P. Wegner (Eds.): Interactive Computation: The New Paradigm. New York: Springer, 2006.

Malone, T. W. The Future of Work: From "Command-and-Control" to "Coordinate-and-Cultivate". In R. Gandossy, E. Tucker and N. Verma (Eds.), Workforce Wake-Up Call: Your Workforce Is Changing, Are You? New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2006. (Adapted from 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.  Foreword for Weisband, S., Ed. Leadership at a distance: Research in technologically supported work. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2007.

Malone, T. W. Foreword for Dresner, H. The Performance Management Revolution:  Business Results Through Insight and Action. Hoboken, NJ:  John Wiley & Sons, 2007.

Malone, T. W.  What is collective intelligence and what will we do about it?  (Academic Preface, Edited transcript of remarks at the official launch of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence).  In M. Tovey (Ed.), Collective Intelligence:  Creating a Prosperous World at Peace.  Oakton, VA:  Earth Intelligence Network, 2008.

Conference proceedings

Malone, T.W., Macken, E., and Suppes, P.  Toward optimal management of CAI: Allocating instructional time and motivating students.  Proceedings of the 1978 Conference of the Association for the Development of Computer-based Instructional Systems, Dallas, Texas, March 1-4, 1978.

Malone, T.W. and Levin., J.A. (eds.)  Microcomputers in education: Cognitive and social design principles (Report of a conference), ACM SIGCUE Bulletin, 1982. (Reprinted in D.F. Walker and R.D. Hess (eds.) Instructional Software, Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1984).

Malone, T.W.  Heuristics for designing enjoyable user interfaces: Lessons from computer games.  Proceedings of the ACM and National Bureau of Standards Conference on Human Factors in Computer Systems, Gaithersburg, Maryland, March 15-17, 1982.

Malone, T.W.  How do people organize their desks?  Implications for designing office information systems.  Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Office Information Systems, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 21-23,1982.

Williams, M.D., Tou, F.N., Fikes, R.E., Henderson, D.A., and Malone, T.W.  RABBIT: Cognitive science in interface design.  Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Ann Arbor, Michigan, August 4-6, 1982.

Tou, F.N., Williams, M.D., Fikes, R.E. Henderson, D.A., and Malone, T.W.  RABBIT: An intelligent database assistant.  Proceedings of the National Conference of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 18-20, 1982.

Malone, T.W.  What makes things fun to learn?  Proceedings of Conference on Video Games and Human Development: A Research Agenda for the 80's, Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 24, 1983.

Malone, T.W.  Designing organizational interfaces.  Proceedings of the CHI '85 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  (Sponsored by ACM/SIGCHI), San Francisco, CA, April 14-18, 1985.

Brobst, S., Malone, T.W., Grant, K.  Toward Intelligent Message Routing. Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Computer Message Systems, Washington, D.C., September 5-7, 1985.

Malone, T. W., Grant, K. R., & Turbak, F. A.  The Information Lens: An intelligent system for information sharing in organizations. Proceedings of the CHI '86 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Sponsored by ACM/SIGCHI), Boston, MA, April, 1986.

Malone, T. W., Grant, K. R., Lai, K. Y., Rao, R. & Rosenblitt, D. A.  Semi-structured messages are surprisingly useful for computer-supported coordination.  Proceedings of the Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Austin, Texas, December 3-5, 1986.

Crowston, K., Malone, T. W., & Lin, F.  Cognitive science and organizational design:  A case study of computer conferencing.  Proceedings of the Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Austin, Texas, December 3-5, 1986.

Malone, T. W., Benjamin, R. I, & Yates, J.  Electronic markets and electronic hierarchies: Effects of information technology on market structures and corporate strategies.  Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, San Diego, CA, December 15-17, 1986.

Malone, T. W., Grant, K. R., Lai, K. Y., Rao, R. & Rosenblitt, D. A.  The Information Lens:  An intelligent system for information sharing and coordination,  Proceedings of the 1987 NYU Symposium on Technological Support for Work Group Collaboration, New York, NY, May 21-22, 1987.

Malone, T. W., Grant, K. R., Turbak, F. A., Lai, K. Y., Rao, R. & Rosenblitt, D. A. The Information Lens:  An intelligent system for information sharing and coordination (videotape), Continuous showing videotape program, ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems and Graphics Interfaces (CHI‚+ GI '87), Toronto, Canada, April, 1987  (Also shown at IFIP INTERACT '87 Conference on Human Computer Interaction, Stuttgart, Germany, September, 1987).

Lee, J. & Malone, T. W.  How can groups communicate when they use different languages?  Translating between partially shared type hierarchies.  Proceedings of the Conference on Office Information Systems,  (Sponsored by ACM/SIGOIS), Palo Alto, CA, October 7, 1987.

Lai, K. Y. & Malone, T. W.  Object Lens:  A "spreadsheet" for cooperative work. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Portland, Oregon, September  26-28, 1988.

Mackay, W. E., Malone, T. W., Crowston, K., Rao, R., Rosenblitt, D. & Card, S.  How do experienced Information Lens users use rules?  Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Austin, Texas, April 30-May 4, 1989.

Malone, T.W.  MIT Center for Coordination Science (Laboratory Review)  Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Austin, Texas, April 30- May 4, 1989.

Ackerman, Mark S., & Malone, Thomas W.  Answer Garden: A tool for growing organizational memory,  Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Office Information Systems, Cambridge, MA,  April  1990.

Malone, T. W., & Crowston, K.  What is coordination theory and how can it help design cooperative work tools?  Proceedings of the Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Los Angeles, CA, October, 1990.  (Reprinted in D. Marca & G. Bock (Eds.) Groupware:  Software for Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Los Alamitos, CA:  IEEE Computer Society Press, 1992.  Also reprinted in R. M. Baecker (Ed.), Readings in Groupware and Computer Supported Cooperative Work, San Mateo, CA:  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1993.))

Lai, K. Y. & Malone, T. W.  Object Lens:  Letting end-users create cooperative work applications (Demonstration).  Proceedings of the ACM CHI '91 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, New Orleans, LA, April 27 - May 2, 1991.

Malone, Thomas W., and Rockart John F.  Information Technology and the New Organization, Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS '92), Koloa, HI, January 9, 1992.

Malone, T. W., Lai, K. Y., & Fry, C.  Experiments with Oval:  A radically tailorable tool for cooperative work.  Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW '92), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 1992.

Malone, T. W., Crowston, K., Lee, J. and Pentland, B.  Tools for inventing organizations:  Toward a handbook of organizational processes.  Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE Workshop on Enabling Technologies Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises, Morgantown, WV, April 20-22, 1993.

Dellarocas, C., Lee, J., Malone, T. W., Crowston, K., & Pentland, B.  Using a process handbook to design organizational processes. Proceedings of the AAAI '94 Stanford Spring Symposium on Computational Organization Design., Stanford, CA, 1994.

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.

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).

Nagar, Y. & Malone, T. W.  Combining Human and Machine Intelligence for Making Predictions.  Proceedings of the Workshop on Computational Social Science and the Wisdom of Crowds (Neural Information Processing Systems NIPS 2010 Conference), Whistler, Canada, December 10, 2010.

Introne, J., Laubacher, R., Olson, G. & Malone, T. The Climate CoLab: Large Scale Model-based Collaborative Planning.  Proceedings of the International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS 2011), Philadelphia, PA, May 23-27, 2011 (Winner of Outstanding Paper Award).

Nagar, Y. & Malone, T. W.  Making Business Predictions by Combining Human and Machine Intelligence in Prediction Markets.  Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems ICIS 2011, Shanghai, China, December 5, 2011.

Engel, D., Woolley, A. W., Jing, L. X., Chabris, C. F., & Malone, T. W. (2014) Theory of mind predicts collective intelligence. Proceedings of Collective Intelligence 2014, Cambridge, MA. (link: http://humancomputation.com/ci2014/papers/Active%20Papers%5CPaper%20106.pdf ).

Engel, D., Woolley, A. W., Aggarwal, I., Chabris, C. F., Takahashi, M., Nemoto, K., Kaiser, C., Kim, Y. J., & Malone, T. W. Collective intelligence in computer-mediated collaboration emerges in different contexts and cultures. Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015), Seoul, Korea, April 18-23, 2015.

Kim, Y. J., Engel, D., Woolley, A. W., Lin, J., McArthur, N., and Malone, T. W. Work together, play smart: Collective intelligence in League of Legends teams. Proceedings of Collective Intelligence 2015, Santa Clara, CA, June 1, 2015.

Duhaime, E., Olson, G. M., and Malone, T. W. Broad participation in collective problem solving can influence participants and lead to better solutions: Evidence from the MIT Climate CoLab. Proceedings of Collective Intelligence 2015, Santa Clara, CA, June 2, 2015.

Aggarwal, I., Woolley, A. W., Chabris, C. F., and Malone, T. W. Cognitive diversity, collective intelligence, and learning in teams. Proceedings of Collective Intelligence 2015, Santa Clara, CA, June 2, 2015.

Aggarwal, I., Woolley, A.W., Chabris, C.F., & Malone, T.W. (2015). Cognitive Diversity, Collective Intelligence and Learning in Teams. Paper presentation at the 2015 European Academy of Management Conference, Warsaw, Poland, June 17-20, 2015 (Nominated for Best paper in OB track).

Working papers and technical reports

What makes things fun to learn? A study of intrinsically motivating computer games. Xerox Palo Alto Research Center Technical Report No. CIS-7 (SSL-80-11), Palo Alto, California, August, 1980.

Malone, T.W. Organizing information processing systems:  Parallels between human organizations and computer systems, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center Working Paper, August, 1982.

Malone, T.W. Fikes, R.E. and Howard, M.T.  Enterprise:  A market-like task scheduler for distributed computing environments. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Information Systems Research Working‚ Paper #111, Sloan School of Management Working Paper #1537-84, October‚ 1983.

Malone, T.W. and Smith, S.A.  Tradeoffs in designing organizations:  Implications for new forms of human organizations and computer systems. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Information Systems Research Working Paper #112, Sloan School of Management Working Paper #1541-84, March, 1984.

Malone, T.W., Luconi, Fred L., and Scott Morton, Michael.  Expert systems and expert support systems: The next challenge for management. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Information Systems Research Working Paper #122, Sloan School of Management Working Paper #1630-85, December, 1984.

Benjamin, R.I., Malone, T.W. & Yates, J.  Electronic markets and electronic hierarchies: Effects of information technology on market structures and corporate strategies. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Information Systems Working Paper #137, Sloan School of Management Working Paper #1770-86, Management in the l990's Working Paper #86-018, August, 1985.

Malone, T.W. Brobst, S.A., Grant, K.R. & Cohen, M.D.  Toward intelligent message routing systems. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Information Systems Research Working Paper #129, Sloan School of Management Working Paper #1709-85, Management in the l990's Working Paper #85-101, August, 1985.

Malone, T.W.  Organizational structure and information technology: Elements of a formal theory. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Information Systems Research Working Paper #130, Sloan School of Management Working Paper #1710-85, Management in the l990's Working Paper‚#85-011, August, 1985.

Malone, T.W.  Designing organizational interfaces. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Information Systems Research Working Paper #128, Sloan School of Management Working Paper#1708-85, Management in the l990's Working Paper # 85-009, September, 1985b.

Malone, T.W., Grant, K.R. & Turbak, F.A.  The Information Lens: An intelligent system for information sharing in organizations. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Information Systems Research Working Paper #133, Sloan School of Management Working Paper # 1749-86, Management in the l990's Working Paper #86-016, January, 1986.

Malone, T.W., Fikes, R.E., Grant, K.R. & Howard, M.T.  Market-like task scheduling in distributed computing environments.  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management Working Paper  #1785-86, May, 1986.

Malone, T. W.  What is coordination theory?  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management Working Paper #2051-88, February, 1988.

Crowston, K. G. & Malone, T. W. Computational agents to support cooperative work. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management Working Paper #2008-88, March, 1988.

Lai, K. Y. & Malone, T. W.  Object Lens: A "spreadsheet" for cooperative work. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management Working Paper #2053-88, March, 1988.

Lee, J. & Malone, T.W.  Partially shared views: A scheme for communication among groups that use different type hierarchies. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management Working Paper #2052-88, March, 1988.

Brynjolfsson, E., Malone, T. W. & Gurbaxani, V.  Markets, hierarchies and the impact of information technology. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management Working Paper #2113-88, December, 1988.

Malone, Thomas W., Yu, Keh-Chiang, & Lee, Jintae.  What Good are Semistructured Objects? Adding Semiformal Structure to Hypertext.  Technical Report No. 102, Center for Coordination Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA,  June 1989  (Also Sloan School of Management Working Paper No. 3064-89-MS).

Brynjolfsson, E., Malone, T. W., Gurbaxani, V., & Kambil, A.  Does information technology lead to smaller firms?  Technical Report No. 106, Center for Coordination Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, November 1989.

Ackerman, Mark S., & Malone, Thomas W.  Answer Garden: A tool for growing organizational memory,  MIT Center for Coordination Science Technical Report No. 108, January 1990.

Lee, J., & Malone, T. W.,  Partially Shared Views:  A scheme for communicating among groups that use different type hierarchies,  MIT Center for Coordination Science Technical Report No. 111, April 1990.

Malone, T. W., & Crowston, K.  What is coordination theory and how can it help design cooperative work tools?  MIT Center for Coordination Science Technical Report No. 112, July 1990.

Malone, T. W., & Crowston, K.  Toward an interdisciplinary theory of coordination, MIT Center for Coordination Science Technical Report No. 120, April 1991.

Malone, T. W., Crowston, K., Lee, J. and Pentland, B.  Tools for inventing organizations:  Toward a handbook of organizational processes.  MIT Center for Coordination Science Working Paper No. 141, May 1993.

Malone, T. W. & Crowston, K.  The interdisciplinary study of coordination, MIT Center for Coordination Science Working Paper No. 157, November 1993.

Malone, T. W., Crowston, K., Lee, J., Pentland, B., Dellarocas, C., Wyner, G., Quimby, J., Osborne, C., & Bernstein, A. Tools for inventing organizations:  Toward a handbook of organizational processes.  Working Paper.  Cambridge, MA:  MIT Center for Coordination Science, January, 1997. 

Robert J. Laubacher, Thomas W. Malone, and the MIT Scenario Working Group. Two Scenarios for 21st Century Organizations: Shifting Networks of Small Firms or All-Encompassing "Virtual Countries"? MIT Initiative on Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century, Working Paper No. 001, January 1997.

Robert J. Laubacher & Thomas W. Malone.  Flexible Work Arrangements and 21st Century Worker's Guilds. MIT Initiative on Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century, Working Paper No. 004, October 1997.

Malone, T. W. & Laubacher, R. J.   Retreat of the Firm and the Rise of Guilds: The Employment Relationship in an Age of Virtual Business.  Cambridge, MA:  MIT Sloan School of Management, Working Paper No. 4129, August, 2000.

Weill, P., Malone, T. W., D'Urso, V. T., Herman, G., & Woener, S. Do Some Business Models Perform Better than Others? A Study of the 1000 Largest US Firms. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, Working Paper, May 2004.

James H. Hines, Thomas W. Malone, George Herman, John Quimby, Mary Murphy-Hoye, James Rice, Paulo Goncalves, James Patten, & Hiroshi Ishii. Construction by Replacement: A New Approach to Simulation Modeling. Cambridge, MA: MIT Center for Coordination Science, Working Paper, January 2005.

David McAdams and Thomas W. Malone, Internal Markets for Supply Chain Capacity Allocation. Cambridge, MA: MIT Center for Coordination Science, Working Paper No. 224 (MIT Sloan School of Management Working Paper No. 4546-05), June 2005.

Committee on Network Science for Future Army Applications (National Research Council of the National Academies), Network Science, Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2005. (Committee consisted of 17 members, including T. W. Malone).

Laubacher, Robert, Kothari, S. P., Malone, Thomas W. and Subirana, Brian, "What is RFID Worth to Your Comapny? Measuring Performance at the Activity Level" (March 2006). MIT Research Paper No. 4601-06

Malone, T. W., Weill, P., Lai, R. K., D'Urso, V. T., Herman, G., Apel, T. G., & A.Woerner, S. Do Some Business Models Perform Better than Others? Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, Working Paper No. 4615-06, May 2006.

Malone, T. W., Laubacher, R., & Dellarocas, C. Harnessing Crowds: Mapping the Genome of Collective Intelligence. MIT Center for Collective Intelligence Working Paper No. 2009-001, February 2009.

Malone, T. W., Laubacher, R., Introne, J., Klein, M., Abelson, H., Sterman, J., & Olson, G. The Climate Collaboratorium: Project Overview. MIT Center for Collective Intelligence Working Paper No. 2009-003, September 2009

Introne, J., Laubacher, R., Olson, G., Malone, T. W., The Climate CoLab: Large scale model-based collaborative planning. MIT Center for Collective Intelligence Working Paper No. 2011-001, Cambridge, MA, 2011.

Nagar, Y., Malone, T. W., Combining Human and Machine Intelligence for Making Predictions. MIT Center for Collective Intelligence Working Paper No. 2011-002, Cambridge, MA, 2011.

Introne, J., Laubacher, R., Malone, T. W., ROMA: A framework to enable open development methodologies in climate change assessment modeling. MIT Center for Collective Intelligence Working Paper No. 2011-003, Cambridge, MA, 2011.

Bernstein, A., Klein, M., Malone, T. W., Programming the Global Brain. MIT Center for Collective Intelligence Working Paper No. 2011-004, Cambridge, MA, 2011.

Nagar, Y., & Malone, T. W. (2012).  Improving predictions with hybrid markets.  Proceedings of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Fall Symposium on Machine Aggregation of Human Judgment, Arlington, VA, November 2-4, 2012 (Published in on-line proceedings as AAAI Technical Report FS-12-06, https://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/FSS/FSS12/paper/viewFile/5653/5870).

Introne, J., Laubacher, R., Olson, G., and Malone, T. (2013) Solving Wicked Social Problems with Socio-computational Systems. KI - Künstliche Intelligenz, February 2013, 27(1), 45-52.

Duhaime, E., Olson, G. M., and Malone, T. W. Broad participation in collective problem solving can influence participants and lead to better solutions: Evidence from the MIT Climate CoLab. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Collective Intelligence Working Paper, June 2015..

 

 

 

 

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