CEDR know's from our own research on collaboration that people don't won't to work with people they don't trust - but sometimes to get the job done you have to.
Whilst collaboration is, on occasion the last thing we want to do, fortunately, you can be taught the skills and strategy to develop collaborative working relationships.
Details of our research from 2013 can be found here: https://www.cedr.com/foundation/collaboration/?r=24
How to learn collaboration: https://www.cedr.com/skills/collaboration/
It’s nice to have a sounding board when your controlling boss starts micro-managing you, or someone who can lend you a desk sweater when the air-conditioning has turned your office into a veritable tundra. But for all the potential friends among your colleagues, you’re better off staying clear of some people. Below, workplace experts highlight six types of co-workers you’ll probably regret getting chummy with.