Category: Organization Design — a Collaboration Platform
Having a new perspective alludes to using all six senses — intuition as well as taste, touch, smell, sound and sight — to deduce what is real. Intuition, our sixth sense, is our brain’s and body’s ability to sense truth and make good decisions without having to rely solely on using empirical evidence (observation or experience) and analytical reasoning (theory or logic).
Whether your entrepreneurial spirit is showing up as an artist, a yoga teacher, a widget producer or an organization designer, most seemingly solo enterprise owners would agree that we can no longer “go it alone.” The complexity of business and the speed at which change is occurring require us to partner with those who have the information and skills we lack. Collaboration has become, without a doubt, the new normal when it comes to inventing and coordinating work. Of the four major projects I am currently working on, all are collaborations that involve anywhere from two to seven contributors.
Developing an organizational vision with the long-term capabilities of both people engagement and product or service innovation requires bringing the
In a recent conference call with employees from the United Food Workers (UFW) Union, I shared two case studies of
In his 1990 book, Shared Minds: The New Technologies of Collaboration, Michael Schrage wrote that collaboration added real value by