Learn how to integrate across organizational boundaries to foster collaboration, spur innovation, and make speedy decisions. In this video, Amy Kates shares how to identify where collaboration adds real value, and how to design the linkages.
We have to break down the silos!…We need an organization where it's easy to collaborate!…This is probably the most common request…I hear from leaders.…You need structure to create focus,…but all structures create boundaries,…and it doesn't take much to create a boundary.…I worked with one company where there was tension…between the people on the seventh floor…and the eighth floor even though they did the same work.…Yes, teamwork and collaboration are virtues,…but in an organization not everyone needs to work together.…The reality is that trying to collaborate…consumes a lot of internal time and energy.…
So you need to identify where collaboration…adds real value and design the linkages.…How do you know where the value will be created…across structural boundaries?…Go back to your capabilities.…Capabilities are nearly always built through cross function,…cross business, or cross region integration.…Here are some examples where collaboration creates value.…When you're creating a new product…by bringing together marketing, research,…
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- Using the star model
- Mapping strategic priorities
- Setting the design criteria
- Assessing organization gaps and strengths
- Drawing organization models
- Setting up the matrix for success
- Clarifying decision rights
- Matching talent to organization