Authored by Steve Wright. Published Nov. 4, 2014.
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The Tactics of Collaboration
Moving beyond platitude and exploring how to operationalize collaboration.
Understanding the tactics of collaboration can help make the unique value of working well together real. It’s important because the whole—all of us, humanity—can be greater than the sum of our parts. We often discuss collaboration in terms of its relationship to competition; competition, at its best, can make each part more valuable and more effective, but collaboration adds value to the whole by focusing on how the parts work together.