Leadership and Influence: Babson Professor Allan Cohen
Professor Cohen holds the Edward A. Madden Distinguished Professorship in Global Leadership. He recently served two years as the interim dean of the graduate program.
Dr. Cohen completed seven years as vice president of academic affairs and dean of faculty. A consultant on organizational change for companies such as GE, he helped found the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad. At the University of New Hampshire, he was the J.R. Carter Professor of Management. Dr. Cohen is coauthor of Managing for Excellence, the award-winning Alternative Work Arrangements; Power Up: Transforming Organizations Through Shared Leadership; and Influence without Authority (also published in Japanese).
Areas of expertise include leadership and influence, changes in organizations, educational methods, management and organizational behavior, cross-functional teams, group dynamics, management development for international work, negotiations, and strategic change.