Skip to main content
Top

2024 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

7. Overcoming Corporate Silos

Authors : Raphael Bömelburg, Oliver Gassmann

Published in: Collaborative Advantage

Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland

Activate our intelligent search to find suitable subject content or patents.

search-config
loading …

Abstract

How can companies get their transformation done? Open organizations build collaborative advantage by renewing their capabilities through partnerships and acquisitions in the face of market turbulence and technological changes such as digitalization. This chapter explores effective strategies to break down silos and transmit transformation throughout the organization:
1.
Apply Leadership Rotations to Foster a Unified Vision: Implement leadership rotations to unify diverse departments and teams behind a shared vision, breaking down silos and encouraging collaboration.
 
2.
Build on Joint Field Trips to Align Departments Behind Transformation: Organize joint field trips that enable departments to better understand one another's challenges and perspectives, aligning them in support of organizational transformation.
 
3.
Spark a Movement Behind Your Transformation by Connecting Change-Agents: Identify and connect change-agents within the organization to catalyze a movement that actively breaks down silos and encourages collaboration.
 
4.
Assemble a Diverse Coalition to Increase Adaptability: Create a diverse coalition of stakeholders to enhance adaptability, ensuring that efforts to overcome silos are inclusive and successful.
 
5.
Combine Internal and External Collaborative Structures: Examine the benefits of merging internal and external collaborative structures to tap into external expertise and enhance collaboration beyond corporate boundaries.
 
This chapter serves as a comprehensive guide for leaders and organizations seeking to unleash transformation by overcoming corporate silos. By adopting these strategies, you can dismantle barriers to transformation, foster innovation, and promote a more agile and responsive organizational culture in today's interconnected business landscape.

Dont have a licence yet? Then find out more about our products and how to get one now:

Springer Professional "Wirtschaft+Technik"

Online-Abonnement

Mit Springer Professional "Wirtschaft+Technik" erhalten Sie Zugriff auf:

  • über 102.000 Bücher
  • über 537 Zeitschriften

aus folgenden Fachgebieten:

  • Automobil + Motoren
  • Bauwesen + Immobilien
  • Business IT + Informatik
  • Elektrotechnik + Elektronik
  • Energie + Nachhaltigkeit
  • Finance + Banking
  • Management + Führung
  • Marketing + Vertrieb
  • Maschinenbau + Werkstoffe
  • Versicherung + Risiko

Jetzt Wissensvorsprung sichern!

Springer Professional "Wirtschaft"

Online-Abonnement

Mit Springer Professional "Wirtschaft" erhalten Sie Zugriff auf:

  • über 67.000 Bücher
  • über 340 Zeitschriften

aus folgenden Fachgebieten:

  • Bauwesen + Immobilien
  • Business IT + Informatik
  • Finance + Banking
  • Management + Führung
  • Marketing + Vertrieb
  • Versicherung + Risiko




Jetzt Wissensvorsprung sichern!

Metadata
Title
Overcoming Corporate Silos
Authors
Raphael Bömelburg
Oliver Gassmann
Copyright Year
2024
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-36306-1_7

Premium Partner