Collaboration in today's mobile workforce can seem impossible to achieve because people are rarely in the same place anymore. However, understanding what collaboration really means and how it actually works is key to making it successful in any organization. In this webinar, Naomi Stanford will help you understand collaboration, it's many types and contexts, and how to build a collaborative culture within a mobile workplace.
Hear for yourself how Naomi breaks down the different ways people interact and what that means within an organization's culture. She also shares some great tips on enabling collaboration and has included a Collaboration Worksheet to help you determine what collaboration means to your organization.
Key elements Naomi covers in this webinar:
- Collaboration means different things to different people
- Multiple channels are involved in effective collaboration
- The context for collaboration is constantly changing and dynamic
Naomi Stanford, PhD
Naomi Stanford, PhD is an expert in business strategy and organization design including merging business units, relocating workforces, building internal organization design skills, restructuring head office functions, and developing health cultures. She joined NBBJ (www.nbbj.com) as Organization Design Director where she advises and supports corporate and government clients in the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
Naomi has written several books: The Economist Guide to Organization Design, Organization Design: The Collaborative Approach, and Corporate Culture: Getting it Right and Organizational Health. Her next book Organization Design: Engaging with Change comes out in December 2013. She authored the CIPD toolkit Approaches to Change, and has contributed to other books and toolkits. In addition, she supervises doctoral students in organization theory and speaks, writes, and teaches on many aspects of organization. Her blog, www.naomistanford.com, showcases her interests.