Boundaries, while necessary for self-protection, mustn’t be rigid. This is especially so if we want to cultivate synergy. Learning to recalibrate (soften) boundaries can help in acknowledging diversity; hence, fostering synergy.
The creation of synergy depends on diversity and quality of interactions between different elements. Boundaries and communication influence quality of interactions. In addition, uniformity and uniqueness affect synergy.
Synergy’s important to organizational development, advancement and success. It requires a flexible boundary to thrive – not a rigid or blurred boundary. Let’s learn about how boundaries affect synergy.
Postmodern organizations are increasingly less specialized, professional, quality driven, teamwork oriented, synergistic and cooperative. A lot has changed in organizational structures during the past 100 years – and continues to do so. Let’s learn about the historical context of synergy.
Increasingly, organizational synergy’s a necessity for 21st century organizations. Problems such as cultural diversity are inescapable -- they should be embraced -- not resisted, as resistance tends to produce counterproductive outcomes. Let’s learn about the origin of the concept.