McIntire Professor Tom Bateman Discusses How Scientists and Researchers Can Move Beyond Their Silos

Tom Bateman

Tom Bateman

Amidst the calls for boundary-spanning collaboration, the fact is that most scientists work within institutional and professional contexts that overwhelmingly favor and reward deep specialization. Management Professor Tom Bateman encourages effective collaboration and meaningful disciplinary boundary crossing to find solutions to the massive and complex challenges facing the world today in a Dec. 8, 2015, Conversation article titled “Scientists Tend to Superspecialize—But There Are Ways They Can Change.”

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