Rob Cross

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Rob Cross, the Edward A. Madden Professor of Global Leadership at Babson College, is a renowned thinker, writer, and speaker whose category-defying ideas have influenced fields as diverse as organizational design, change, collaboration, teams, agility, innovation, and talent optimization. He is the co-founder and Research Director of the Connected Commons business consortium. Cross is the author of Beyond Collaboration Overload: How to Work Smarter, Get Ahead and Restore Your Well-Being. He has authored six Harvard Business Review articles on practical approaches to enhancing collaboration, and is the coauthor of five books, including The Hidden Power of Social Networks.