Overcoming barriers to teamwork

Nov 01 2005 by Brian Amble Print This Article

Organizations increasingly turn to teams to get work done, but institutional barriers can quickly corral collaboration. Harvard Management Update reports on the merits of presenting your team with an irresistible challenge.

How to overcome barriers to teamwork and unite an unlikely group of collaborators? Present them with an irresistible challenge, advise management consultants Patrick McKenna and David Maister.

HBS Working Knowledge | Overcoming Barriers That Destroy Teams