About Don Cohen

Don Cohen is a writer, researcher, and consultant on organizational knowledge and social capital whose articles on those subjects have appeared in Harvard Business Review, California Management Review, Knowledge Management, and Knowledge and Process Management. His chapter on "Designing Organizations to Enhance Social Capital" will appear in the Handbook of Knowledge Creation and Management, forthcoming from Oxford University Press. He created and edited Groundwork, the newsletter of the Ernst & Young Center for Business Innovation knowledge management program, and Knowledge Directions, the journal of the IBM Institute for Knowledge Management.

With Laurence Prusak, he is co-author of In Good Company: How Social Capital Makes Organizations Work. With Robert Putnam and Lewis Feldstein, he researched and wrote Better Together: Restoring the American Community, published by Simon & Schuster.

He has worked with colleagues Laurence Prusak and Alvin Jacobson on a project (sponsored by CAF, the Andean development bank) to apply organizational knowledge and social capital principles to economic development in several Latin American countries. He is current a research associate with Babson College's Working Knowledge program and Managing Editor of NASA's ASK magazine.

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