Team collaboration fundamentals


This section is intended as a comprehensive foundation for team-level collaboration. The gathered resources serve to provide a strong informational backbone for the establishment of collaborative teams, helping you identify the building blocks of healthy collaboration, as well as the key focus areas critical to the functioning of teams. 

What is team collaboration and why it matters?

The introductory article dives into the very nature of collaborative work and its significance in the modern-day workplace. 

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Key elements of team collaboration

Collaboration on a team level is a multi-faceted process with a number of key areas that need to be addressed and implemented to create a successful collaborative team Find out what they are!  

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Benefits of team collaboration

Collaboration carries a broad array of benefits for teams and organizations – some less obvious than others. In this article, we detail a variety of positive outcomes of collaborative work. 

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Teamwork vs. collaboration

Often considered synonymous, teamwork and collaboration diverge in several critical aspects. This article highlights the distinction between the two, and how this distinction impacts both the team processes and team objectives. 

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What are the different types of team collaboration?

Team collaboration is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. Different teams have tweaked different formulas and approaches in order to achieve the best results. This article details some of the most dominant collaboration concepts in today’s work landscape. 

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Defining traits of productive teams

While no two teams are completely alike, the most productive ones among them all share some of the defining characteristics that enable them to perform at a high level. 

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Collaboration as a skill

Can collaboration be learned? This article highlights a number of soft skills crucial for quality collaboration and analyzes their role in the process. 

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Pros and cons of collaborative work

Collaborative work is not an ideal fit for every team and every professional setting. This article will help you understand how well different types of teams and work in general are suited for team collaboration, and whether your team stands to benefit from a more collaborative approach. 

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