collaboration Definition and Topics - 3 Discussions

Collaboration is the process of two or more people, entities or organizations working together to complete a task or achieve a goal. Collaboration is similar to cooperation. Most collaboration requires leadership, although the form of leadership can be social within a decentralized and egalitarian group. Teams that work collaboratively often access greater resources, recognition and rewards when facing competition for finite resources.Structured methods of collaboration encourage introspection of behavior and communication. Such methods aim to increase the success of teams as they engage in collaborative problem-solving.
Collaboration is present in opposing goals exhibiting the notion of adversarial collaboration, though this is not a common use of the term.
In its applied sense,"(a) collaboration is a purposeful relationship in which all parties strategically choose to cooperate in order to accomplish a shared outcome."

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  1. Chris Kelland

    Striving to determine a strategy of Goods production

    Thinking about establishing a network across campuses in the U.S that would involve on campus groups producing the utensils, straws and cups, etc.. for the campus cafeterias. Was wondering if anyone had any suggestions as to what technology would be best to most efficiently create pretty...
  2. ISamson

    International collaboration in scientific research

    Hello, I have been wondering how it is possible for us to encourage international scientific research collaboration. I mean what can governments, normal people and research groups do to encourage it? I value your thoughts. Thank you.
  3. A

    Job Skills Career in science after PhD

    Within one year I will be graduating in electrical engineering (mainly optics) and have no idea of what to do afterwards. I always thought of doing an academic career but during my phd I will probably publish two or three papers overall. Seeing the struggle postdocs go through to find an...