Who hasn’t heard of a manager who considered the functional data of his department ‘proprietary’ and resisted sharing information across the firm? We’re talking the manager who obviously regards data as power, and believes that power would be lost by sharing. Yes they exist, but there has also been a growing recognition that this behaviour can be damaging. After all, cross-functional collaboration can be enhanced by data sharing across the organisation.
Source: Eye For Travel
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