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Is Face-to-Face Communication Always Best?

Idea posted: March 2022

Institutions: London School of Economics    University of Edinburgh    Copenhagen Business School   

Effective communication among members of a team or organization is key to the success of a group. Fast and direct face-to-face communication would appear to be the ideal method of…

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Leading Conversations: Productive and Unproductive Voice

Idea posted: January 2022

Institutions: Harvard Business School    Leadership Footprint   

Few people in their careers have avoided the scourge of time-consuming, unproductive meetings. For Amy Edmondson of Harvard Business School and Tijs Besieux of the consultancy Leadership Footprint, unproductive meetings…

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Mindfulness Sparks Collaboration and Teamwork

Idea posted: November 2021

Institutions: George Washington University School of Business    Villanova University School of Business    University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management    Clemson University Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business    California State University Monterey Bay College of Business   

Collaboration and teamwork are key elements of successful workplaces. Past studies have shown that gratitude—employees being aware and appreciative of the benefits they receive at work—inspires the generous, helpful behaviour…

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Pros and Cons of Collaborative Spaces for Innovation

Idea posted: July 2021

Institutions: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia    San Jose State University   

Companies in search of innovation-based competitive advantages recognize the benefit of innovation teams and projects that bring together a diverse set of backgrounds, skills, knowledge and perspectives. To achieve this…

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Why Cross-functional Teams Need Strong Leaders

Idea posted: November 2020

Institutions: Pan-Atlantic University Lagos Business School   

Previous studies have demonstrated the quality of decisions that emerge from cross-functional teams. Most of these studies focus on the outcome of cross-functional deliberations, but not the deliberation process itself.…

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5 Practices to Avoid Knowledge Differences in Cross-functional Teams

Idea posted: September 2020

Institutions: University of Southern California Marshall School of Business    McGill University   

Teamwork is never easy, and cross-functional teamwork is especially challenging given the starkly different experiences, knowledge and perspectives that team members bring to the team. To span the divisions, participants…

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Ships in the Night: How to Unite Warring Executives

Idea posted: September 2020

Institutions: INSEAD   

Many executives struggle to accomplish their mandate as executives: aligning the people from top to bottom in the organization behind the goals and actions that ensure the company’s success. The…

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Unbalanced Relationships Hurt Performance, But Don’t Stick Around

Idea posted: April 2020

Institutions: University of California, Santa Barbara    Kellogg School of Management    Harvard Business School   

Triadic relationships are common in the workplace. For example, two employees, Sharon and Mark, may share negative feelings about a third employee, Kathy; Kathy, in return, has negative feelings about…

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Ignoring Collaborative Demands Sinks Agile Teams

Idea posted: January 2020

Institutions: Babson College   

The concept of agility — an approach to innovation and development based on shorter project timeframes, focused targets and ‘sprints’ — was first conceived in software development companies. Metaphors such…

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