Praise for the book and the power of collaboration

“I wish I’d had this book when I was starting out. At every level of management and leadership, this book is an undeniable resource.”

Peter Guber, CEO, Mandalay Entertainment Group and author of #1 New York Times best-seller Tell to Win

“Collaboration is easy to get wrong, undermining performance. Ricci and Wiese—two of the world’s foremost experts on collaboration—show you how to get it right and deliver great results. This book is an invaluable toolkit based on what works.”

Morten T. Hansen, Professor, UC Berkeley and INSEAD and author of Collaboration

“The book is a make-sense read for beginning and seasoned managers and leaders.”

Patricia Faulhaber, Editor,

“We at Coca-Cola Enterprises are convinced that the next generation of productivity and innovation will be enabled by our engaged people, well-defined communication and collaboration processes, and available technologies. Every business leader should be asking the same questions about their culture and how ready it is to compete in the 21st century.”

Esat Sezer, CIO, Coca-Cola Enterprises

The Collaboration Imperative provides a great deal of insight into how to create competitiveness and innovation through celebrating a diversity of talents.”

Esko Aho, Executive Vice President, Nokia Corporation and Former Prime Minister of Finland

“In the world of services, all our activities have to be focused on the external customer, and we must integrate and collaborate to provide the seamless service that customer needs. Good collaboration must be well structured, and the necessary tools are no longer beyond us.”

Adam Gade, CIO, Maersk Line 

“Improving our ability to collaborate is extremely important to increasing our ability to compete. The Collaboration Imperative gives you practical things you can do to move the needle on getting people to work better together.”

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Essa Al Khalifa, CEO, Bahrain Economic Development Board