Building on two years' work in emerging leadership models, Ashley Welch explores the challenge of developing leaders in a rapidly changing world — including a look at how shifts around sustainability are changing how leaders are developed.
Collaboration is critical to business success. Not surprisingly, it's critical to success in the arts, too — perhaps especially to performing arts like theatre.
My writing collaborator, Andrew Black, and I appeared this month in a feature interview in The Dramatist, the monthly membership magazine of The Dramatists Guild. We were interviewed, of course, on collaboration. I say "of course" because that is the single most-asked question of Andrew and me — "You write plays together? How on earth do you manage that?"
Collaboration is a critical driver in business today, particularly if your business is global and your teams are far-flung. New technologies are promising, but the simple truth is: technology doesn't collaborate, people do.
What special methods do your people have to collaborate successfully?
How can you get strong results – and a truly collaborative workforce?
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At the recent Best of OD Summit in Chicago, Peter Block delivered a provocative keynote address called "Transformation and the Structure of Belonging." His remarks focused on the vital importance of creating communities, in both the civic and organizational senses. Nothing provocative there, but his unique approach to building communities questioned some existing assumptions about how best to mobilize effective action.