Collaboration is vital to how we get work done today. It stimulates creativity, speeds innovation, and makes you valuable to employers, who expect you to be able to collaborate effectively with your teammates. In fact, 75% of employers rate teamwork and collaboration as very important and 97% of employers considered collaboration an essential skill for graduates and new hires.
Collaboration describes a set of skills we employ to coordinate the efforts of multiple people or resources to achieve a common goal. And it’s not always an easy task: 86% of both employees and executives cite lack of collaboration or ineffective communication as a reason for workplace failures.
As a Phoenix, you will work on collaborative activities with your fellow learners. This center provides access to content to help you feel more confident as both a member and a leader of collaborative teams throughout your professional career.
Looking for a simple way to get your team going? Work together to fill out the Collaboration Quick Start Guide to make sure everyone on your team has the same expectations from the start.
Three of the key elements of collaboration that you need to be successful are:
Explore these resources to learn more about successful collaborations.