Optimisation of Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Fast-Paced Innovation Projects
AbstractThis paper discusses four factors that influence the initial stages of development of a multidisciplinary team: ‘clarity’, ‘trust’, ‘conflict’ and ‘personal values’. They were uncovered after an empirical study and action research were carried out during projects using a fast-paced collaborative innovation approach in one of the largest electronics firms in the world. In such context collaboration poses multiple challenges to the successful project outcome. Therefore, facilitators need guidance how to optimize the collaboration in the context of the approach.
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