By Liane Davey. Originally published on January 31st, 2017.
Source: Harvard Business Review
There’s no point in collaboration without tension, disagreement, or conflict. https://t.co/0L3af2ZeUz
— Harvard Biz Review (@HarvardBiz) 1 February 2017
Collaboration is crumpling under the weight of our expectations. What should be a messy back-and-forth process far too often falls victim to our desire to keep things harmonious and efficient. Collaboration’s promise of greater innovation and better risk mitigation can go unfulfilled because of cultural norms that say everyone should be in agreement, be supportive, and smile all the time. The common version of collaboration is desperately in need of a little more conflict.
Read full piece at source: If Your Team Agrees on Everything, Working Together Is Pointless