UIE Article: Misconceptions about Collaboration

Jared Spool

March 30th, 2016

In this week’s article Dan Brown talks about how misconceptions can hinder the collaborative process.

Here’s an excerpt from the article:

Throw smart people together. Suffice it to say that working with smart people is satisfying and challenging. But collaboration isn’t just about smarts. It’s about providing a framework for working together. Just as important as intelligence is a willingness to work within the framework.

Put people in the same room. Collaboration doesn’t just happen when people are face-to-face. Collaboration must be embedded in the culture of a team, such that the team thinks about working together—depending on each other, seeking out contributions and critiques—even when they’re not in the same room.

Read the article: Misconceptions about Collaboration

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