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The benefits of mass collaboration

CGA0506-2013CoverIn his 2006 bestseller Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything, Don Tapscott tells the amazing success story of how Goldcorp’s CEO Rob McEwen bucked the trend in the conservative and highly-secretive gold-mining industry and shared the company’s proprietary data with the world.  That was in 2000, so you’d expect that thirteen years later, legions of leaders everywhere would have been motivated my McEwen’s amazing success to embrace the open sharing of information and expertise.  Not so!  In the latest issue of CGA Magazine, I not only outline the value of mass collaboration to your organization or department, but I also offer some practical tips on how to go about doing it.

Sharing Information and Knowledge: A layperson’s guide to the why and (some of) the how

So … are you creating a workplace culture that supports and encourages mass collaboration?  I’ve given you four reasons why, but interested to hear your take on the subject.  Please add your perspective by clicking on the Comment link below.

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