Collaboration: tools for pre-empting discord

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There are four major areas where complications arise in collaborative research: expectations, assumptions, standards and values, and work habits. Topics covered include:

  • communicate early and often to pre-empt conflict
  • develop agreements - collaborative research agreements or prenuptials, offer letters and pretenure agreements, "welcome to my team" letters
  • communicating
  • encouraging others to speak up
  • active listening
  • developing a shared vision.

Digital poster: Gadlin, H. and Bennett, L., M. (2013). Tools for pre-empting discord, digital poster #628, from the First Global Conference on Research Integration and Implementation Canberra, Australia, online and at co-conferences in Germany, the Netherlands and Uruguay, 8-11 September, 2013. You can access this digital poster as a powerpoint presentation or pdf:

Posted: November 2014
Last modified: November 2014

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