Coordination, Cooperation and Collaboration

Mieke Byerley
Aug 25, 2016 · 6 min read

A simple Analogy

The Definitions

Coordination

Cooperation

Collaboration

Differentiating coordination, cooperation, collaboration & teamwork

Preconditions for success (“must-haves”)

Enablers (additional “nice to haves”)

Purpose of using this approach

Desired outcome

Optimal application

Examples

Appropriate tools

Degree of interdependence in designing the effort’s work-products

Degree of individual latitude in carrying out the agreed-upon design

One way to think of differentiating definitions

Where do teams, partnerships, think-tanks, open-source and joint ventures fit in this schema?

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