Flashcards in Chapter 2 Deck (6)
State the difference between Cooperation and Collaboration
the difference between cooperation and collaboration is that cooperation is people working together to achieve a common goal and that collaboration is people working together to achieve a common goal with feedback and iteration included
What is the importance of critical feedback?
For a collaboration to be successful, members must provide and receive critical feedback... some guidelines are to be specific, offer suggestions, avoid personal comments, strive for balance, question/check your emotions, do not be dominating, and demonstrate your commitment to a group
What are the 4 primary purposes of collaborating?
1. to become informed (share data & communicate interpretations/develop & document shared understandings)
2. make decisions
3. solve problems
4. manage projects
Describe the differences between operational, managerial, and strategic decision making
These three styles are on an x-y axis. y-axis is structured--> unstructured, x-axis is operational, managerial, and strategic.
Operational management is structured, Managerial management is a bit more unstructured (middle-ish) and Strategic is more so very unstructured. These methods tend to be more unstructured as we get an increasing need for collaboration
What are some collaboration tools/systems that are used to foster collaboration?
synchronous virtual meetings--join.me, go to meeting, webex, skype, google hangout, zoom;
asynchronous virtual meetings: email, discussion forums (canvas)
and apps that blur the lines: slack, smartsheet.com, asana.com