Creating a Collaborative Organizational Culture

Creating a Collaborative Organizational Culture

Collaboration can re-invigorate organizations by fully engaging employees, improving retention, and increasing innovation. It can help employees thrive in an ever-changing, diverse workplace. However, as organizations grow, employees scatter through telework and multiple locations, budgets shrink, and workloads expand, collaboration remains a challenge. Unfortunately, many senior leaders view collaboration as a skill that is best applied on selected projects, rather than as an organization-wide cultural value that should be embedded in the company’s fabric.

This white paper: Redefines collaboration and establishes what a truly collaborative environment is; Lists the benefits of sustained collaboration; Examines why collaboration often fails in organizations; Explores the building blocks required for effective collaboration, and; Provides steps on how to encourage collaboration in the workplace.



[UNC | Kenan – Flagler Business School]

March 21, 2016 / by / in , , , , , , , , ,

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