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Collaboration across boundaries: Insights and Tips from Federal Senior Executive

O’Leary, R. & Gerard, C. (2012). IBM Centre for the Business of Government.

This report provides valuable insights into how federal senior executives view collaboration. Based on survey responses from over 300 members of the federal Senior Executive Service, O’Leary and Gerard found that nearly all those surveyed report using collaboration as a management strategy. Survey respondents clearly recognize that the job of senior executives today involves collaboration within their agency, their department, and the federal government, as well as with key external partners and stakeholders.