How the workplace can improve collaboration
Converging spatial, social and informational trends in knowledge sharing are creating demand for workplaces that support new patterns of collaboration.
Collaboration is one of the most often-discussed and often-misunderstood business issues of our time.
Nearly all leading businesses today endorse the value of high-performance teams doing collaborative work, and of providing collaborative areas and common areas, but there are many differing concepts, opinions and bewilderments about what that really means.
Many organizations are now actively pursuing and promoting more collaborative work while trying to force-fit evolving processes into existing workplaces. Like Cinderella’s slipper on the wrong foot, it’s an uncomfortable compromise. Project rooms and informal meeting areas represent just a small part of the solution.
Supporting Collaboration in the Workplace