Let’s Stop Confusing Cooperation and Teamwork with Collaboration
Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog
MARCH 18, 2013
Often the words collaboration, coordination, and cooperation are used to describe effective teamwork. Coordination and cooperation is essential for effective and efficient work accomplishment, and some research supports the notion that some face-to-face time makes a big difference. Mayer’s decision might create better teamwork – cooperation, communication and coordination – but it won’t create collaboration unless she is intentional about creating a collaborative culture.