Chapter 9

Collaborating with others

For any team to achieve its goals and objectives it needs the support of other teams. These may be colleagues and departments in the organisation or may also involve external partners based in different locations. Collaboration is all about how your team interacts with the various stakeholders who are important to the overall success of the team. This chapter provides an overview of collaboration, and will help you to transform and improve how your team works with others. As the seventeenth-century poet John Donne said, ‘no man is an island’, and the same concept applies to teams.

This chapter will help you to:

  • understand the power of collaboration and why it can be a game-changer for your team
  • assess how ...

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