When people work together, sharing thoughts, opinions and experiences to achieve a common purpose. This may occur digitally, for example through an ESN or other tools or offline through face-to-face sessions.
HBR IdeaCast: Collaborating Better Across Silos
Harvard Law School lecturer Heidi K. Gardner discusses how firms gain a competitive edge when specialists collaborate across functional boundaries. But it’s often difficult, expensive, and messy. The former McKinsey consultant is the author of the new book,
“Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos.”
Listen to the podcast here…
Well, it made us smile…
Credit: Big Bang and a lesson in Effective Collaboration
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Beyoncé knows best: Why You'll Never Do Your Best Work Alone
At last week’s Grammy Awards, Beyoncé’s Lemonade lost Album of the Year to Adele’s 25, much to her fans’ dismay. This wasn’t the first time that the record...
Leandro Herrero: Rewarding collaboration by reinforcing individual contributions is management’s decaffeinated espresso: good taste, no effect.
Can we work on the collective and reward the individualistic? company