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NYSPA Member Dr. Christine Allen Featured in Forbes

Thursday, June 13, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Sara Wheeler

Everyday Leadership: Influencing Your Organization's Culture As An Individual Contributor
Christine Allen, Ph.D - Forbes Councils

“I am not in leadership. I am just an individual contributor. Is there anything I can do to help build a more collaborative culture?”

At a recent conference where I spoke to CEOs and HR executives about the benefits of a collaborative culture, this was an intriguing question asked by a participant. Naturally, I had focused on the benefits of a collaborative culture (such as improved employee engagement, better morale, greater innovation and increased profitability) as well as how to build one. I had emphasized that the leaders in an organization must drive efforts to create a collaborative culture. I also said that the organization must invest in training for everyone, leaders and staff alike, that enhances communication, collaborative work practices, and teaches people how to work together.

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