Blog Posts for collaboration
For better or for worse, meetings reflect an organization’s ability to make decisions, forward initiatives, and foster staff commitment. Today’s accelerated global environment requires people to come together and figure things out…fast.
Leveraging Diversity: From Awareness to Collaborative Action
Diversity Training Is Not Enough: Moving from Awareness to Collaborative Action
Google set out to discover how to create the perfect team. What they learned has important implications for leaders aiming to create the right conditions for team effectiveness.
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We know from research that the smartest teams maintain a flow of communication that allows every voice to be heard, not just the big shots or the extroverts. At Pixar film company, fostering the atmosphere for everyday candor gets constant attention. Patty McManus shares the results.
The idea that "collaboration doesn’t work" surfaces from time to time in and around the business press – including most recently in a piece for Working Knowledge, an online forum for business practices published by the Harvard Business School. Beth O'Neill comments on the study.
Techniques of conscious collaboration may be applied successfully in every aspect of life. In this post, Michael Reidy explores his son’s experience in an orchestra, and examines the parallels to teamwork and strong results.
Business is a lot like improv. For one thing, the script isn’t fixed; in fact, there is no script. Given that scenario, saying “yes, and” keeps you in the flow with others. Here's how to use the cardinal rule of improv.
Atmos Energy attributes its financial success to its strong culture – success that includes 30 years of consecutive increases in annual cash dividends. In this blog post, Beth O'Neill looks at the results of creating a culture distinguished by an engaged workforce.