The Right Way to Collaborate (If You Must) | Harvard IdeaCast

Last Updated Apr 6, 2010 7:59 PM EDT

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Just say no. To collaboration, that is. Morten Hansen, Professor at UC Berkeley's School of Information and author of "Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results," says that collaboration is everywhere in business. But sometimes people are collaborating just to collaborate, making it very ineffective. He explains how companies can maximize the value of collaboration by being picky and scrutinizing projects first.

Featured Guest: Morten Hansen, professor at the UC Berkeley School of Information and author of "Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity and Reap Big Results"

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