Sue Freedman, PhD

President of Knowledge Work Global



Sue Freedman, Ph.D. is president of Knowledge Work Global, a consulting firm specializing in leadership and collaboration in project based organizations. She has worked with Fortune 500 and other companies in the areas of international project and program management, international leadership, complex collaboration, team effectiveness, and large system change.

For the past nine years, Dr. Freedman has the taught project and organizational leadership, teaming, communication, power and politics in the Project Management Executive Education MBA Program at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Sue spent 12 years with Texas Instruments, serving as Manager of Organizational Effectiveness at the Division and Corporate level and 2 years as Vice-President of Organizational Development and Human Resources for a real estate investment trust. In both organizations, she designed and led major change initiatives in innovation, leadership, and cross functional teams.

Dr. Freedman is co-author of Beyond Teams: Building the Collaboration Organization (Jossey-Bass, 2003) and Managing Virtual Teams that Cross Borders in The Handbook on Virtual Teams (Jossey Bass, 2008). She also co-creator, with Lothar Katz, of the Managing Projects Across Borders Series on international project and program management. She is a frequent presenter/trainer at professional conferences, and through Webinars and in-house training programs.

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