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How Effective Is Your Cross-Functional Collaboration?

Cross-functional collaboration can make or break success. No matter how well a particular department or team performs, it is largely useless if done in isolation. Just like a car won’t go if you press the accelerator and the engine isn’t connected properly, a company won’t achieve results if the units and people aren’t connected properly. Here are a few questions to ponder: On a cross-functional project with two department teams, can one team/department be viewed as successful if the other one isn’t? Do your teams attempt to talk in the other team’s preferred style or in their own? Do the…
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