Chapter 8

Encouraging collaborative achievement

Achieving results through having high levels of collaboration based on team working, stakeholder engagement and multi-team collaboration is one of the main drivers of the connected organisation. In this chapter we examine how to maximise this more open and fluid style of working across organisational boundaries to achieve efficient and effective end-to-end processes.

We consider:

  • why great teams outperform individual efforts, particularly when there is collaboration among teams
  • how to create the right climate of collaboration by emphasising mutual respect and influence
  • active team management
  • encouraging a culture of collaboration.

Breaking down barriers

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