Organizing Principles    Seven Steps to Collaboration    Virtuous Cycle of Collaboration



   1) Communities of Practice/Forum for Dialogue:
ACTIVITIES EVOLUTION PROCESS/STRUCTURE

Information Exchange
Benchmarking
Data collection
Cost reduction through leveraged scale
Minimize redundant systems, combining resource/knowledge

 

Entry-level exposures to introduce group process, collaboration, mutual learning
Collaborative methodology
Existing paradigm

 

Broad based participation Incremental change chosen by manager
TBS as introductory Practice Field incubator
Individual Change Champions

 

   2) Requirements to Advance: Interest
ACTIVITIES EVOLUTION PROCESS/STRUCTURE

Collaborative Projects
SHARED SYSTEMS
EH&S training site
Management education
INTRAPRENEURIAL
Intra-school reinforcement of collaborative values

 

Introspective learning
Facilitative methodology
Transitional paradigm

 

Self selecting participation
Evolutionary change endorsed by mgmt
Real world application:
TBC as sponsor
Local line leader's of change

 

   3) Requirements to Advance: Commitment
ACTIVITIES EVOLUTION PROCESS/STRUCTURE

Large-scale change efforts in improving organizational effectiveness
MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT
DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS
ENTREPRENEURIAL

 

Transformational learning
Action learning methodology
New paradigm

 

Participation by nomination
Quantum change
negotiated with mgmt
New world application:
TBC as launching pad
Network leaders
of change