Mary Ann Allison

Author of Managing Up, Managing Down

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Dr. Mary Ann Allison is a writer, researcher and consultant specializing in the study of societal and community evolution and the application of complexity theory to social dynamics. Her best-known works include Managing Up, Managing Down (1984) and The Complexity Advantage (1999). She is a principal of the Allison Group international consultancy, and an assistant professor in the School of Communication at Hofstra University.In 2012, she received Hofstra University's first Mentor of the Year award. She received her BA from Shimer College in 1971, acquiring an MBA from Long Island University in 1977 and a Ph.D. from NYU in 2005. (from Shimer College Wiki)
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