Building a collaborative workplace

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A presentation to the Victorian Public Sector Continuous Improvement Network (VPSCIN) on the 2 March 2009

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Building a collaborative workplace

  1. Building a collaborative workplace with stories Tuesday, March 3, 2009
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  3. “Some possible behavioural ramifications of LDS’s Knowledge Map” Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  4. We all know what to do, but we don’t do it Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  5. We all know what to do, but we don’t do it Must be important Must have the skills Every trick in the book Goals Make exercise easy Record progress & tell people Put your gear where you will see it Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  6. Collaboration? Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  7. “I wonder if we could ...” Collaboration • Often requires specialisation on • Driven by mutual self interest • Requires high level of commitment on each side • Requires high levels of trust both sides • Creates new value • Value accrues to each party “We need to ...” Co-operation • Meets a business need; often • Value might accrue to one part or driven by a directive neither • Only requires medium level • Can succeed even if commitment is of trust uneven • Value often incremental “Get this done ...” Co-ordination • Often focused on one-time, short- • Driven by directive • Teamwork helps but not pivotal term goals • Trust not key to success • Value unlikely to accrue to people involved What is collaboration? Source: Economist Intelligence Unit Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  8. When to collaborate Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  9. Collaboration when needed Tuesday, March 3, 2009
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  11. “The future is already here; it’s just unevenly distributed.” — William Gibson Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  12. Who do you change? Tuesday, March 3, 2009
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  16. Avoid like the plague Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  17. Effort here Avoid like the plague Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  18. Influence Pattersen et. al. (2008) Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  19. So what is the role of stories in all this? Tuesday, March 3, 2009
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  21. Three journeys process Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  22. Ist Journey What’s the story of the change? In the past we did this ... Then something changed ... Now we are doing this ... And we are aiming to achieve this ... Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  23. Ist Journey What’s the story of the change? In the past we did this ... Then something changed ... Now we are doing this ... And we are aiming to achieve this ... Helping leaders find and retell their own stories “An organisation that values collaboration should be teeming with collaboration stories.” Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  24. Collect and make sense of stories Design initiatives Second journey Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  25. Implement Assess impact Adapt (3 monthly cycles) Third journey Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  26. Cheryl’s Balance Problem Tuesday, March 3, 2009
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  28. So how do you build an even more collaborative workplace? Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  29. Understand and spread the word about what you mean by collaboration Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  30. Find your Gibson stories Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  31. Focus on your influencers Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  32. Embark on your three journeys Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  33. Consistency Reinforcement Practice Tuesday, March 3, 2009
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  35. Questions? Shawn Callahan shawn@anecdote.com.au 0410 346 343 twitter: @unorder www.anecdote.com http://www.slideshare.net/ShawnCallahan Tuesday, March 3, 2009

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