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Catherine Cramton

Associate Professor of Management

Expertise: Cross-cultural collaboration, impact of technology on teamwork.

Cramton teaches in the areas of organizational behavior, team dynamics, teamwork and technology, and interpersonal relations. She has received national recognition for her educational innovation, which has opened the frontiers of international, technology-enabled teamwork to her students. She is the creator of the Virtual Organization Workshop, which brings graduate business classes at George Mason University together with graduate business classes at other universities around the world for a six-week international technology-enabled project collaboration.

Her current research focuses on contemporary issues of leadership and collaboration, particularly as experienced in the information technology and professional services industries. She studies distributed work, cross-cultural collaboration, project team leadership, and the impact of technology on collaboration.

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