Thomas Malone

Thomas Malone is a renowned visionary on organizational theory with a focus on how new organizations can be designed to take advantage of the possibilities provided by information technology. For example, Professor Malone predicted, in an article published in 1987, many of the major developments in electronic business over the last decade: electronic buying and selling, electronic markets for many kinds of products, "outsourcing" of non-core functions in a firm, and the use of intelligent agents for commerce. [+]