Have you ever asked why it’s so difficult to get things done in business today – despite seemingly endless meetings and emails? Why it takes so long to make decisions – and even then not necessarily the right ones? You’re not the first to think there must be a better way. With endless meetings, incessant emails, and casts of thousands, companies have mastered the art of unnecessary interactions. And although it’s easier to interact than ever before, the outcome is rarely true, productive, value-creating collaboration.
In this McKinsey & Co article, the authors categorise collaborative interactions into three types, describe the key shifts required to improve each of these interactions, and provide tools you can use to pinpoint problems in the moment and take corrective action.