It doesn't seem that anyone purposely creates silos in their workplace. However, often silos end up sneaking up on our team, despite our best efforts to deter them. The walls may have been slowly built up due to:
Lack of team goal alignment
Team members not communicating effectively
Technical terminology being used by some that others don’t understand.
Recognizing barriers between individuals and/or teams, and openly discussing how to remedy them, will lead to more effective cross-functional collaboration.
Here are some common issues and easy-to-implement ways you can work on breaking down silos in your organization...
Increased self-awareness facilitates collaboration.
Collaboration radically improves performance.
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