Wednesday, 25 March 2009

The collaborative Working Manager’s Toolbox

There are a plethora of tools and techniques associated with collaborative working. So what sort of tools are in the Partnership Manager’s tool box?
  • Collaboration Health Check
  • Collaboration Workshop
  • Documentation trail - Partnership Charter, Terms of Reference, Partnership Profile, Partnership Plan
  • Partnership Assessment Tool
  • Partnership Cycle
  • Partnership Worksheets
  • Project Management e.g. PRINCE2 Project Management Methodology, Gantt Chart.
  • Resource Mapping
  • Stakeholder Management - E.g. RACI
  • Stakeholder Mapping - What do we know? Who do we know? Influence mapping
  • Workshop and Facilitation tools
Here's a closer look at some that I have found useful.