This collection presents new essays from academic & industrial experts on the theories of collaboration, industrial case studies of collaborative writing, classroom techniques for collaborative assignments, & gathering, verifying, & editing strategies that enhance collaboration. A selected, annotated bibliography is included. Some of the collected essays suggest that the benefits of effective collaboration include not only a better product but also increased interpersonal & reading skills for all collaborators. Other essays describe how the computer can be an effective medium for collaboration. Other essays explore aspects of managing collaboration, such as leadership & task definition. This book should interest not only the academic scholars but also industrial employees who collaborate in the planning, writing, editing, or updating of a document.Lay, Mary M. is the author of 'Perspectives on Software Documentation Inquiries and Innovations' with ISBN 9780895030702 and ISBN 0895030705.