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ARCHITECTING YOUR MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

This chapter will focus on the first of three Company Practices that help foster collaboration: the role of management. First, I will share some insights of Silicon Valley leaders on various aspects of people management. After that, I will offer a number of tips regarding particular management practices.

Let’s start with a story that illustrates how important management decisions are when it comes to creating effective collaboration.

AN EXAMPLE OF HOW FORCED SEPARATION UNDERMINES COLLABORATION

I previously worked at a well-known company in Silicon Valley that produced mobile communication devices and the software that ran those devices. After much consideration, executives of this company made the difficult ...

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