Seven Downsides To The Collaborative Culture Boom
According to some research, collaborative activities have increased by 50% or more in the last 20 years. But is collaborative culture all its cracked up to be? After all, who is going to get all the work done while everyone else is busy collaborating?
Below, we asked seven coaches from Forbes Coaches Council what they thought might be one potential downside to collaborating. Here’s what they said.
Lack Of Decision-Makers
Determine what your specific culture will look like and set the guardrails to operate within. Without defined collaboration, “rules of the road,” your people can become confused about how decisions are made, and this can erode trust. Ensure you have a knowledge commons being used by everyone consistently. – Jen Kelchner
This article has a mention by Jen Kelchner or is authored by Jen Kelchner and was originally posted on Forbes.com. Jen Kelchner is a founding member of the Forbes Coaches Council and frequently writes on leadership and the workplace.