Socializing At Work No Longer A Waste Of Time

In today’s global, information-centric and collaborative marketplace, industrial-age management practices are insufficient to support the innovation, growth and human capital management needs of most organizations. Intuitively, strategists recognize that personal contacts, casual conversations and informal information sharing (whether done face-to-face or digitally) can be a valuable, if not essential, business activity. Social interaction has an immense (yet subtle) influence on how well an organization catalyzes relationships, leverages professional associations, and cultivates a sense of community among employees, customers, partners, and suppliers. Full article ... from Collaborative Thinking