Lesson 1 - Making sense of collaboration and clearing up confusion

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Making Sense of Collaboration

 

Making Sense of Collaboration

Watch the video and reflect on collaboration in your context. How does "collaboration" get confused or misunderstood?

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Flow chart: When to collaborate and when NOT to collaborate

We shouldn't collaborate on everything. There are other good ways to get things done:

  • Execute

  • Negotiate

  • Sell

  • Co-operate

This downloadable flow chart​ gives you a way to see the most appropriate way to work given your context. Where do you blur these lines?

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Reflection: Connecting to your context

Download the reflection tool. Take some time to reflect on this lessons and link the ideas back to your context.

  • How does the concept of "collaboration" get misused or misunderstood in your context?

  • If collaboration is for problems that are important, complex and need alignment - where should you be collaborating? And where should you not be collaborating?

  • Think of the three roles: sponsor, owner and contributor. Where do you play these roles? Where is there confusion?

 
 

Lesson 1 - Making sense of collaboration and clearing up confusion

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