How to Build Trust with Formal Governance Mechanisms Part A – Hierarchy, Monitoring & Contracts – Week 6 of Twelve Weeks to Trust

There are two undeniable facts in inter-organizational relations: 1. All inter-organizational relationships are linked by a governance framework. Partners agree on structure (alliance, equity partnership, joint venture, etc.) and negotiate how it will be managed with contracts, hierarchy, reporting mechanisms and specific investments.  “The choice of the form of governance …is the inter-organizational strategy ofContinue reading “How to Build Trust with Formal Governance Mechanisms Part A – Hierarchy, Monitoring & Contracts – Week 6 of Twelve Weeks to Trust”

Embrace…then delegate… the New Year’s Re:solution

Why do we roll our eyes when we contemplate New Year’s resolutions? They are a moment when we’re honest with ourselves about a particular aspect of our lives that could use some improvement – be it fitness or an underwear drawer that could use an overhaul. Resolutions are an acknowledgment of a need to improveContinue reading “Embrace…then delegate… the New Year’s Re:solution”