Menu Close

Why teamwork is even more important than you think


Artifical barriers between leaders and led are only one obstacle to true teamwork.

Interdepartmental and cross-functional rivalries – what Americans call 'turf wars' – are other serious hurdles, made worse by the fact that they are seldom overcome. They're known in sport, too. Try to persuade rugby forwards that they can learn from backs, or vice versa, and you'll usually get no more change than when persuading marketing to work (as it should) hand-in-glove with production, or either to cooperate willingly with finance.


Please log in or take a free two month subscription to continue reading