Posts Tagged ‘collaboration’

Fostering Collaboration on a Local Level

Jacob Moses and I explore how city leaders can grow their economies by fostering collaboration on a local level, including how to find existing assets in your community, how to encourage existing organizations to focus on a shared goal, and how to move forward by relentlessly focusing on “doing the doable”.

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Teaching Collaboration in Middle School: New Role Playing Game

Our Agile Strategy Lab, where our work is centered at Purdue, is emerging as a global leader in the Science of Collaboration. Today we began exploring how Strategic Doing can help middle and high school students learn to collaborate. We co-created a new role playing game with novelist Noah Knox Marshall and had students play it for…

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Teaching the Deep Skills of Collaboration in Middle School

In a few weeks, we will be beta testing an exciting new version of Strategic Doing: The Game. It is designed in partnership with young adult novelist Noah Knox Marshall. Ubuntu will teach middle-school students the deep skills of collaboration in the context of STEM. You can learn more about the adventures of Dax Zander from…

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Training Courses in Leading Complex Collaboration

For the second half of the year, the Lab as an ambitious schedule for conducting 2 1/2 day training in Leading Complex Collaboration.  We conduct this training with our  growing network of  College and university partners. The schedule so far includes: Bozemon, MT: August 14-16: Montana State University Las Cruces, NM: August 16-18: New Mexico…

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Our collaboration with Kansas State

Kansas State was one of the first universities to bite down hard on agile strategy. Working with Jeff Tucker and Dale Wunderlich  at the Advanced Manufacturing Institute,  we have introduced Strategic Doing to a number of different groups throughout Kansas.  At the end of the month, Scott Hutcheson and Liz Nilsen  will be in Kansas…

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The Collaboration Imperative for State and Local Government

It’s about to get ugly. In the coming years, state and local financial pressures will be relentlessly increasing. Economic growth will not generate enough momentum to take our state and local governments out of the hole. As the US General Accountability Office has demonstrated, operating deficits will be growing for as far as the eye…

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5 Biggest Mistakes that Derail Collaboration

Spend only a few minutes in the business press, and it’s easy to see that collaboration is all the rage. Yet, collaboration is easy to talk about, but difficult to do. Over the past decade, a small team at Purdue University has been exploring how to design and guide successful collaborations. We’ve identified five key…

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