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The Cure for Cross-functional Gridlock

Gridlock“They’re asking me for status updates, but they haven’t even given me the specs yet!” cried a manager in frustration.

Whatever your industry, I bet you recognize this Dilbert-esque scenario. This is a classic case of “cross-functional gridlock”, where functions and departments who need to coordinate become stuck, each unable to deliver on their goals. Read more